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I am cutting my videography reel and was looking for some advice. Mainly, what should the general length of a reel be? Does anyone have any links to some good reels on the web? Any advice on what is beneficial to include or what to leave out?
Typically 2 minutes….you just wanna flash your chops quickenough toset up a meetingand give some tangible reference to your credentials…
Here’s an assorted demo for a post house….it’s comprised of projectsfrom various designers that now work at this particulr facility.
If you’re not advanced in your editing skills and all you want to do is show off your shooting skills, it is a good idea to have someone chop up something flashy but not too pretentious…..but ultimately, it’s all about what you want to say to your particular client…sometimes it’s nice to spin up something specifically for them that addresses their needs.
Here’s another company with somecool demos: