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Reel Success by Cheryl Cabrera

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CHAPTER 3

GATHERING CONTENT: WHAT DO YOU PUT INTO THE REEL?

Um, can you show me like, the lowest common denominator reel? The lowest quality of work you can show and still get a job?

My Response: This is the level of work that you are competing with. If you don't feel ready to compete, then you should continue to work on improving yourself.

GATHERING CONTENT—WHAT TO PUT INTO THE REEL

Every demo reel that you send out should be created and tailored specifically to the job description for the position to which you are applying. Apply for only the positions that you want or that could possibly lead into a position that you want, and do not include anything else on your reel. Don't put anything on your reel unless you want to be hired and working ...

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