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GIVEAWAY: Be in to Win a Self-tape Starter Kit!

GIVEAWAY: Be in to Win a Self-tape Starter Kit!

Job can be done from home within NZ
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Other Actors wanted

Self-tapes are becoming one of the most important tools for casting professionals, and a more and more common part of the audition process …

So we’ve decided to give our members some tips on how to make the perfect self-tape to send through … and the chance to win a self-tape starter kit to help!

Here are some basic tips on how to nail a home-made self-tape, so that you don’t miss out on those roles!

- Follow the casting professional instructions & read what they ask for, as this is your first test for direction

- Your phone is perfectly fine! (Though you will also find there are free self-tape resources at your nearest equity location)

- Make sure you have good lighting (no shadows on your face, a ring-light could be a good investment for this) & clear sound (a quiet space)

- Have a plain background (remember to shut any doors, and clear any messes or distractions)

- Natural face & simple clothes (the casting professional is interested in what you really look like!)

- Avoid the selfie! Either get someone to film you, or set your camera on a stand – the frame should be upper chest to just above your head.

- Properly label what you send through: either as instructed, or with your name & the role/job you are auditioning for eg. JohnSmithStarNowTVCExtra.mp4

Hopefully this gives you the know-how to feel confident with your future self-tapes!

Don’t forget to “Apply Now” for your chance to win the StarNow Self-tape Starter Kit:

Selfie light stand
Fully extends to 71cm / 28-inch (H)
Includes smart phone mount
3 light modes with adjustable brightness
Level adjuster
360-degree rotation
USB powered

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Job payment

Paid - Prize to be won!

Prize Winner

Anyone, aged 13 and over

Applications closed 1 April 2020.

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Listing created: 26 February 2020
Applications closed: 1 April 2020
Casting #1064011
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