The Art of Self taping

Students will need to bring a laptop or iPad with them on the day if they wish to practice the editing and uploading of their self tape.

Self taping is becoming an ever more popular way to audition actors. It is great for you as an actor because firstly, it means that you don’t need to travel all the way to London to audition and secondly, you can do enough takes to make sure that the audition is perfect before the casting director sees it.

There is an art to self taping and understanding how to self tape properly will make the difference between you getting a role and not getting it. It is an essential skills that will be required even more over time.

On the YAFTA Self Tape Workshop you will practically conduct the full process of filming, editing and uploading your own self tape.

You will also:

  • Learn the expectations and requirements of a self tape.
  • Discover the best angles to use when filming.
  • Participate in filming a self tape using an iPhone, camera and webcam to ensure that you know how to do it at home.
  • Learn how to edit your self tape properly using software for a PC and Mac.
  • Learn how to upload your footage to Vimeo, Dropbox and Youtube.

Date: Saturday 2nd July
Time: 13:00- 16:00
Location: YAFTA, 3 Bowling Green Terrace, Leeds, LS11 9SP
Cost: £30