Nine tips for crafting a killer showreel

Games, VFX and film studios receive thousands of showreels each year: trawling through them can be a gruelling, eye-straining task. To stand out, you need to strike the viewer with enthusiasm, interest and inspiration, while also ensuring your reel is easy to access and play. So how do you craft the perfct showreel? With these pro tips...

1. Tailor your reel
All studios look for different skills, so do your research, and tailor the reel to the position you’re applying for. The reel should show some of the work the company deals with. But don’t throw stuff in just because it’s relevant, be sure that it’s great.

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