I read a recent article in The Stage by Westend Producer which detailed the importance of a showreel and how it can represent you well and badly.
I realised from reading that, far from being ‘simple and clean’ showing myself as me, mine was rather full of camera tricks, famous faces and soundtracks. I had chosen for my Showreel to look nice rather than actually fulfilling the purpose of its existence.
He stated that casting directors don’t have long to decide about you and they want to get straight into it. Two contrasting scenes and links to you at the end and you’re done.
So I’ve recut it – I’d love to know what you think.
I’ll report back if there’s been any change on the old audition front, let’s see…….