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How Much Footage Do You Need for a Reel?

You know why you need an actor reel, the basic elements of one, and classic mistakes to avoid in yours. But how much footage should be included? 

Maybe your acting career still has the new car smell. And what if you’re a veteran in the industry with many of years of work but still aspiring for that breakout role? 

Learn the sweet spot between “enough” and “too much” footage for your actor reel—and how to get there: 

Kristina’s been in the industry as a performer for over 20 years and as a demo reel editor since 2006. She combines years of her industry experience to produce professional demo reels, helping actors further their careers by booking more work. Her clients include actors in prime time television, feature films, and Broadway.

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