Auditions - Self Taped

Auditions - Self Taped

Self taped auditions are taped by you and uploaded to the internet to share with casting. Most often, these auditions are done in your home, a friends home, at a SAG-AFTRA taping facility, or at a paid self-taping facility.

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Auditions - Self Taped
  • Assess Whether You Need A Better Self-Tape Reader

    The quality of the reader you use in your self taped auditions is important - look at who you are using and assess whether they are the best reader you can find or simply the most convenient.

    You want someone who will allow you the freedom to do the scene the way you want without any forceful in...

  • Do Real Casting Offices Hold Open Call Auditions?

  • Intro To Self Taped Auditions

  • What Is A Self-tape?

    with Darren Darnborough, Actor & Producer | Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com
    www.WeAudition.com

    Why do I have to self tape?
    Can you tell me what a self tape is?
    What is the process of self tapes?
    How do I self tape?
    Define a self tape?
    What's self taping?
    What is self taping?
    What is self ta...

  • What Do I Need To Make A Self Tape Set Up?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    What are the essentials to make a passable self tape studio at home?
    Can I record self tapes on my ph...

  • What Are The Pros & Cons Of Selftaping?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    Is it better to self tape?
    How do I know if my performance is on point when self taping?
    What is the benefit of self taping?
    What is the downside...

  • Why Is The Casting Director Asking Me To Self-Tape Instead Of Being In The Room?

    with Darren Darnborough, Actor & Producer | Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com
    www.WeAudition.com

    What is the reason casting are asking for self tapes?
    Why am I being asked to self tape?
    What are self tapes for?
    Why won't casting see me in the room instead of a self tape?
    Is self taping norm...

  • Is Self Taping For Motion Capture Projects Different to Theatrial Auditions?

    with Darren Darnborough, Actor & Producer | Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com
    www.WeAudition.com

    What is a cow boy shot?
    What is the framing for motion capture self tapes?
    How do I tape motion capture auditions?
    What is important to show in motion capture auditions?
    For motion capture audition...

  • Can I Self-tape For Commercials?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    Why can't i self tape for commercials?
    Can you self tape for TVCs?
    I can't make it to a commercial casting, can I self tape?
    If I'm out of town, ...

  • What Is A Slate & Why Do I Need One?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    Are slates necessary?
    Do I have to slate?
    What is the purpose of slating?
    Does casting expect a slate?
    Do I need to slate before my audition?
    Can...

  • How Do I Do A Slate?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    Can you tell me how to do a slate?
    What should I say in slate
    Do I do profile in a slate?
    What do I do with my hair in a slate?
    Do I show my bac...

  • Does The Slate Go At The Beginning Or The End Of My Tape?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    Do I put the slate at the top or tail of my tape?
    Where should I put my slate?
    Does slate go after audition?
    Does slate go before the audition?
    W...

  • Should I Self Tape Like A Real Scene?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Why don't casting want us to film our auditions like a real movie?
    What is a self tape?
    How should I ...

  • What Should My Frame Be In A Self Tape?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Should I use a close up for my self tapes?
    Can I do a full body frame for my self tapes?
    How close sh...

  • What Is The Preferred Framing For A Self Tape?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    Horizontal or profile for self tapes?
    Where do I look for shooting a self tape?
    What frame size is required for a self tape?
    What shot do I use f...

  • Should I Use Props In A Self Tape?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Are there any upsides to doing self tapes over going into the room?
    Can I create a set for my self ta...

  • Where Should I Place My Eye Line In My Self-tape?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    What's a good eye line for self taping?
    Where should I place my reader off camera when self taping?
    Should my eye line be close to camera on my s...

  • Should My Scene Partner Be Visible In The Self Tape With Me?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Where should the reader be as the reader in my self tape?
    Is my reader on camera with me for a self t...

  • If There Is More Than One Person In The Scene, Do I Need More Than One Reader?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    Where is eye line if I'm talking talking to more than one character?
    Where do I look when there are multiple poeple off screen during my self tap...

  • Can I Send Multiple Takes For My Self-Tape?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    How many takes should my self tape include?
    Two or three takes per self tape?
    Does casting want multiple takes in a self tape?
    Is there a need fo...

  • How Do I Present Multiple Scenes On Tape?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    How do I put together multiple takes of the same scene on my self tape?
    What take do I put first?
    How do I order multiple takes and scenes on my...

  • Can I Pre-record The Reader’s Lines And Use It For My Self-tape?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    Who can I get last minute to read on my self tape?
    What is the downside of recording the other characters lines for my self tape?
    Can I Skype a r...

  • For Video Chat / Call Backs, How Do I Make Sure There Is No Delay?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    How do I avoid delay in a video call back?
    Is there a way to not have video call backs have delay?
    Do you have any advice on avoiding delay in vi...

  • What Should I Wear For A Motion Capture Audition Self Tape?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    How do I self tape for motion capture?
    What do I dress in for motion capture?
    How do I show my body for motion capture?
    What can I wear for motio...