How can you come up with effective stories for showreel scenes? Strategising your showreel is fundamental to land your dream roles
There are lots of factor that influence how effective your showreel is, however some things are more important than others.
So here are 5 tips for a great showreel!
I want to share with you five key differences between acting for the stage and acting for the screen that nobody really talks about. Number one: no rehearsals! When we work on stage, it’s normal to have at least a few weeks of rehearsals before the show opens. During that time, we get to work […]
We’ve got lots of interest for our upcoming screen acting workshops so we’ve released more dates for you! We now have three scheduled acting workshops, which will each run over a full weekend: Make an Impression, 4th – 5th April 2020 Freedom on Camera, 6th – 7th June 2020 Our newest dates are for the […]
Transcript Hi, I’m your host, Ruggero Dalla Santa, and today we’re looking at how a scene is sometimes about a change in the relationship between the characters. In the last video we looked at how, sometimes, a scene is about a shift in the status between the characters. But relationships are not just about the […]
What exactly is character status? Is it just to do with social class, for example, or is it more to do with storyline? How can you use character status and your performance to create a more interesting scene? Transcript Hi, I’m your host Ruggero Dalla Santa and today I’m starting a series of videos looking […]
We’re delighted that the short film created by One Foot in the Door’s founder and director, Ruggero Dalla Santa, is now available on YouTube! Creation is a short film that follows Adam, a man who wakes up in an empty room with only a laptop at his disposal. When he begins to type, the world […]
Do you completely understand what’s happening in your scene before you start acting it out? Is it possible that you’ve only looked on the surface, failed to delve deeper, or completely misunderstood? Today Ruggero discusses the risks of misinterpreting a scene that you’re acting in and how it can negatively affect your performance. Transcript Hi, […]
So you’re about to make your first showreel, but you’ve got a lot of questions. We’re always happy to help if you want to contact us, but we’ve also included the answers to some of the most common questions here. 1. What is a showreel? A showreel is your video portfolio. It’s a short video […]
If you’re ready to create your acting showreel, you want to make sure that you’re doing everything right. Here are five of our top tips for making a showreel that will show you off in the best possible way. 1. Keep it short You are not making a feature film here. Your showreel will be […]