Self-tapes have become even more important in today’s current climate. Below are some useful resources to help you get that self tape right!
*More resources are being developed and will be added soon

UBCP/ACTRA Self-Tape Equipment Reimbursement

The Executive Board has authorized a self-tape equipment reimbursement.

This is a one-time, one-use per member reimbursement for equipment for self-taping (eg. lights, tripod, backdrop, microphone, camera) excluding any telephone or other communication device, purchased between March 13 and October 31st 2020. Receipts must be submitted by November 15, 2020.

Up to a maximum of $50 per member will be reimbursed upon presentation of allowable and verifiable receipt and form.

Please submit form and receipt to tracy.petersen@ubcpactra.ca by November 15, 2020.
Click Here to Download the form

Advice from Talent Agents for online auditionsClick Here

Need a reader for your self-tape? (Facebook Group) Click Here

Self-Tape Help Videos

Home Studio Basics: How to Self-Tape Like a Pro with Omari Newton
Jackie Lind Casting Self Tape Guide with April Telek
How to use the Casting Workbook App to Self-Tape (see tips below)

Helpful tips!

  • You can record directly to your device and save to your camera roll ahead of time. After recording open the app and upload by pressing “camera roll” instead of record. 
  • OR you can also turn on “Save original videos” in the app if you are recording under a Profile – Click Options (cog wheel icon at top)