You can get a feel for our philosophy on demo reels by viewing our minilogue examples.
We believe in 20 to 30 second scenes that focus just on you, no turn-arounds, no establishing shots – they’re really not necessary these days. You’ve got 60 seconds to knock their socks off, so if you’re sharing the screen with someone else’s talent, you’re doing yourself a disservice.
We stay in touch with the needs of the industry, and what we continue to hear from casting, agents, and managers, is that 20-30 seconds is a perfect amount of time for them to get what it is they need from a demo reel, which, from a business standpoint, is FOUR basic things:
- What do you look like on camera?
- What do you sound like?
- Are you believable?
- And what’s your casting?
They want YOU to tell THEM what to do with you, and because casting moves so quickly these days, it just makes their job so much easier. So that’s what we give them in a really efficient manner so they can get on with their super busy days.