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Tips & Tricks

7 remote work tools for the audio industry

In 2020, social distancing suddenly meant musicians, composers, engineers, and other audio industry veterans had to adapt to stay professionally relevant and financially secure. Being required to virtually interact with our partners, clients, and managers 100% of the time posed all sorts of new challenges. Thankfully, specialized technologies eased our transition into this new fully remote work environment.

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Expert Series

5 ways to keep your composing career moving forward

David Das, President of the Academy of Scoring Arts, goes through five crucial and practical tips you can implement to maximize your chances of success as an artist.

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David Das
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Tips & Tricks

5 ways ReelCrafter is better than SoundCloud for private audio demo reels

SoundCloud changed the rules for music discovery and fan engagement. But, when it comes to sending demo reels to directors and playlists to supervisors, etc. you need to make a powerful impression. That’s where ReelCrafter comes in—built specifically for creating professional private demo reels. The reels you can create just can’t be replicated on a platform like SoundCloud. So how is ReelCrafter different?

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Team ReelCrafter
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Expert Series

4 things composers can do to get paid what they’re owed

If you create music for media, royalties are a major part of your income. Here’s what you can do to ensure you don’t have money left on the table or in the black box.

Expert Series
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Mary Kate Jiménez-Wall
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Expert Series

The art of building relationships in the music industry

ReelCrafter’s Expert Series is an exclusive collection of articles by leading audio industry professionals. We’re kicking it off with a look at building and maintaining valuable industry relationships with composer and Columbia College educator, Kubilay Üner.

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Kubilay Üner‍
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Artist Spotlight

Artist Spotlight: Craig Marks, Composer

ReelCrafter Artist Spotlight is a new series where we get to know our customers and learn more about their work and background. In this inaugural Artist Spotlight, we’ll be picking the brain of Craig Marks, a prolific LA-based composer whose music you’ve probably heard if you’ve ever watched Food Network.

Artist Spotlight
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News

Meet ReelCrafter: The demo tool built specifically for audio professionals

Hi, I'm Sam Hulick, composer for film and video games, and co-founder of ReelCrafter. I'd love to tell you a little bit about how ReelCrafter was born, because it's a great example of how a simple tool can be created to solve what other services weren't addressing.

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Sam Hulick
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