I want to talk to you today about agility, and what advantages you get from being agile.
My schedule recently has been packed with getting Project X finished, an audiobook, and other performance demands. So, I found myself needing to get a last minute audition shot at a very weird time of day.
Here’s why that doesn’t ever need to matter.
Hope this helps!
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I dream of the day I have the kind of space I can do this in (keep my self-tape equipment permanently set up).
I’ve only done two on camera auditions, but if I ever get a self-tape audition, being set up would definitely make things easier, and I’ve got the Camera Ready U PDF to work with. Thanks for the video David.
This was very helping and inspired me to set up a blog and beading area so I can work on them anytime. My vo studio is always ready to go which works great. If I need to record I just jump in and go but the other two things which I love to do and are beneficial to me financially and spiritually are more work to set up so they don’t get done as often. I’m looking at my space differently now and I’m excited to get going. Thanks
Great advice. I spent so much time setting up my first couple of self-tape auditions (lighting, proper backdrop, camera placement, etc.) that by the time I was actually ready to tape I was overly stressed. I’ve since bought a neutral backdrop and frame which is permanently set up in my den/office, and my tripod is placed on marks for proper distance. All I have to do is mount my camera, unfurl the drop, and plug in my lav. In terms of voiceover, I have my Audio-Technica mike set up, balanced, and plugged in (I assume that that is not harmful to the mike), so all I have to do is move it into position and open Audacity. All of these preparations have made the process a lot easier, and a LOT less stressful, allowing me to focus on the work at hand.
Loved this David, and I have found this to be very true. I have my closet set up and ready to go and it really does make it so much easer to get your work done when you don’t have so much to set up. Thank you so much for sharing all your good tips with us.