Demo reels are a necessity to prove that you’ve worked before and that you have talent, especially if you’re a new actor without a slew of well-known credits. But how do you know what is worth including on a demo reel and what immediately marks you as an amateur? Backstage Expert and acting coach Matt Newton understands the dilemma, and breaks down what makes a strong demo reel.
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Watch Matt Newton discuss how to construct a demo reel: