What Information Actors Need on Their Reel

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Videographer Tim Grady explains how for musical theater, it’s unnecessary to give details on your role or shows you were in. The reel will speak for itself. For film reels, it’s important to keep your descriptions as simple and punchy as possible. It’s key that your reel is all about showcasing you, so don’t worry so much about the text!

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Tim Grady
Tim Grady created the standard format for the Musical Theater Audition Reel℠ with www.TimGradyFilms.com. Tim Grady Films specializes in college audition video submissions, as well as other theatrical and corporate video projects.
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