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Why you need a (ReelCrafter) demo reel

Are you an artist looking for a way to showcase your talent and skills to potential clients and partners? A demo reel, also known as an EPK, showreel, sizzle reel, or one-sheet, is a powerful tool for presenting your best audio and video work and demonstrating your capabilities as an artist. But creating a demo reel can be intimidating, especially if you’re not sure where to start. This blog post will explore why having a demo reel is important for your career and how ReelCrafter is the best choice for presenting your work to the world.

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Everything you need to know about cue sheets and music royalties

If you’re a musician, you’ve probably heard the term ‘cue sheet’ before, but what exactly is it, and why should you care? Cue sheets are documents that list all the music used in a particular broadcast production, including who wrote it, who owns the rights, and how to contact them for permission to use it. They’re an essential part of the music licensing process for film and tv. Properly submitted cue sheets ensure you get paid performance royalties for your work. In this article, we’ll explain what cue sheets are and how to make sure your music tracks are ready for them.

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Artist Spotlight

Reel Stories with ReelCrafter | Episode 03: Louis Robert King

In this episode of Reel Stories, Louis Robert King discusses his work as a composer and orchestrator and how he often takes on projects that he never would have predicted, including a recent project with the band The Ironsides. This interview offers a glimpse into Louis‘ process as a creator and how he approaches opportunities in an ever-changing creative landscape.

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EPKs 101: What every artist needs in their electronic press kit

An EPK, or electronic press kit, is a must-have for any musician or singer-songwriter looking to make an impact in the music industry. Whether you're starting out and just getting your name out there, or you've been around for a while and are looking to take your career to the next level, having an EPK is key. So what exactly goes into an EPK? Well, that depends on who you ask. But there are definitely some essential elements that every EPK should have. Here's a look at eight of them.

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Artist Spotlight

Reel Stories with ReelCrafter | Episode 02: Willow Crest

In this episode, find out how the artists behind Willow Crest use ReelCrafter to pitch for festivals and unlock sync licensing and media composition opportunities, and how the platform’s powerful tools like track replacement fit into their workflow.

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