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Actor Demo Reel Keynote - Seneca @ York

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Actor Demo Reel Keynote - Seneca @ York

  1. 1. Actor Demo Reel<br />1. Intro (Who the hell is this guy? And how do I know he’s not wasting my time.)<br />2. Demo Reel Theory (Strategy before building your reel)<br />3. How to cut your reel (Technical mumbo jumbo) <br />4. Demo of Final Cut Pro<br />5. So now that I have my reel what do I do?<br />
  2. 2. Justin Smith<br />@justinbsmith<br />
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  6. 6. Demo Reel Theory<br />
  7. 7. Demo Reel Theory<br />1. What works.<br />
  8. 8. Demo Reel Theory<br />1. What works.<br />2. What doesn’t work.<br />
  9. 9. Look the part<br />
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  12. 12. Look the part in your reel<br />
  13. 13. http://rickcordeiro.bandzoogle.com/demoreel.cfm<br />
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  17. 17. http://audio.secure14.com/download/p/1927154/Richard_Cordeiro_Richard_Cordeiro_AudioReel_59.mp3<br />
  18. 18. Quality production helps<br />
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  20. 20. Show your range<br />
  21. 21. http://www.vimeo.com/19115711<br />
  22. 22. Talk in your demo<br />
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  24. 24. Make sure your video works<br />
  25. 25. Demo Reel Theory<br />
  26. 26. Demo Reel Theory<br />* The first few clips are super important<br />
  27. 27. Demo Reel Theory<br />* The first few clips are super important<br />* Less = More<br />
  28. 28. Demo Reel Theory<br />* The first few clips are super important<br />* Less = More<br />* DHV (Demonstration of Higher Value)<br />
  29. 29. Demo Reel Theory<br />* The first few clips are super important<br />* Less = More<br />* DHV (Demonstration of Higher Value)<br />* Need a Call to Action<br />
  30. 30. Demo Reel Theory<br />* The first few clips are super important<br />* Less = More<br />* DHV (Demonstration of Higher Value)<br />* Need a Call to Action<br />* You can use music, but NEVER let it drown out your acting<br />
  31. 31. Demo Reel Theory<br />* The first few clips are super important<br />* Less = More<br />* DHV (Demonstration of Higher Value)<br />* Need a Call to Action<br />* You can use music, but NEVER let it drown out your acting<br />* Added value of customization<br />
  32. 32. How To Cut Your Reel<br />* Originals FTW!<br />
  33. 33. How To Cut Your Reel<br />* Originals FTW!<br />* Keep your Codecs and quality the same<br />
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  36. 36. Final Cut Pro Demo<br />
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  38. 38. Editing Software<br />* Final Cut Pro (MAC)<br />* iMovie (MAC)<br />* Adobe Premiere (PC/MAC)<br />* Sony Vegas (PC/)<br />
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  41. 41. So Now That I Have My Reel<br />What Do I Do?<br />* Hosting Service (YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, personal website?) <br />
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  46. 46. Where Do I Look For Work?<br />Actors:<br />* Craigslist<br />* mandy.com<br />* agents/ agencies<br />
  47. 47. Where Do I Look For Work?<br />Voice Actors:<br />* Craigslist<br />* mandy.com<br />* voice123.com <br />* voices.com<br />
  48. 48. Be Creative<br />&<br />Have Fun!<br />
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  50. 50. Justin Smith<br />@justinbsmith<br />

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