It Might Be Time to Update Your Demo Reel

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Along with headshots, demo reels (also known as “acting reels”) are one of the most important tools that you’ll keep in your actor’s toolbox. Aside from being a collection of your work in action, demo reels are one of the main items that agents and casting directors look at when deciding if they want to take you on as a client or as a cast member in their newest project. In the above Set the Scene video with Backstage Expert Tim Grady, you’ll learn how often you need to update your demo reel, along with why it's very important for all actors to do so.

READ: 13 Tips for Creating Your Demo Reel

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