As a voice actor, your demo reel is your calling card. It's how you showcase your work and grab the attention of producers, casting directors, and talent agents to land voice-over work in commercials, audiobooks, animated films, and video narration. Making a great impression with your voice-over demo is imperative for landing voice-over work in professional voice acting.
So what is a demo reel and why do you really need one? In this article we’ll tackle the very basics of a demo reel, talk about two very different types of demos, and share some tips for selecting music. This is the first in a series of planned articles.
We’ve compiled a list of tools and recommendations to support those that are more at the starting point of their composing career—though people at any level might find some useful nuggets that weren’t on their radar!
Warm introductions are one of the most powerful ways to expand your network and land some incredible opportunities in your music career. But are you doing them the right way? In this post, we’ll give you some tips to help increase the chances of making a meaningful connection, avoid awkward situations, and look super professional while either asking for an introduction or making one.