Self-tape Hacks for Painless and Professional Auditions
If you’re like most actors, putting yourself on tape when you were a kid was somewhere between a giggle-inducing joy and an all-consuming need. Depending on when you grew up, you either snuck off with your parents’ camcorder or, if you don’t know what that word means, you did the same thing with a smartphone or tablet. Back in the day, it was no trouble to corral a friend or two, come up with a script, sketch or dance sequence, and get your fabulous self on celluloid.
But as working actors, the general consensus is that self-tapes suck. They’re difficult and time-consuming, and they increase that oh-so-awful feeling as an actor that you’re doing all this work for literally no one.
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