Showreel research

We’ve been told to start researching into showreels below are some I’ve found online;

Also some interesting reads I’ve found;

http://www.premiumbeat.com/blog/demo-reel-showreel-tips/

http://www.castingcallpro.com/uk/guide/getting-the-perfect-showreel

http://www.creativebloq.com/audiovisual/perfect-showreel-top-tips-9134570

http://www.yoobee.ac.nz/blog/2009/october/simple-showreel-tips-that-win-animation-jobs/

http://blog.animationmentor.com/6-tips-from-recruiters-who-look-at-your-animation-demo-reel/

It seems like all the points are very clear! We discussed it further in class and it seems like everybody agrees – To make a good showreel you have to;

  1. Make it clear
  2. Demonstrate your work to it’s best
  3. Make YOU look the best
  4. Don’t ever let sound/music distract your work
  5. Don’t make your reel repetitive
  6. Build ups are good
  7. Make it clear what you done in each clip
  8. Breakdowns are always a plus
  9. Make it personal
  10. Don’t ever render anything using sun and sky!!!
  11. Make sure you leave contact info
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