Richard has been studying and working as a photographer for over 15 Years, photographing and filming countless headshots, self tapes, weddings, businesses, pets and much more. He has always had a love for capturing people through the camera and their personalities. Richard works with many top Casting Directors and producers here in Los Angeles and has developed an understanding of what they look for in the frame and the performance.
The most important part is that you feel comfortable and happy.
Our unique boutique studio is based in Los Feliz, Hollywood. A High quality studio with top of the range lighting, sound and camera equipment in a relaxed environment so all you need to do is concentrate on your scene.
Before the session we ask that you have a think about why you want these pictures, are they purely commercial shots? Are they Theatrical? Do you see yourself as a certain role or type? Richard will guide you through your personal experience so you get the most out the your shoot.
We shoot for as long as we need to get that perfect shot, so it's best to come in with the attitude to have fun and try things out! We are not in a rush and we will set aside time to make sure we capture the best you.
An in home boutique studio. We want you to book your next dream role, we will be set up with lights camera and sound before you arrive so we just concentrate on you when you are here. We shoot on Infinity White, Infinity Black and Navy blue backgrounds. We are happy to work the scene with you if you would like suggestions and also happy not to if you prefer. It's best to come prepared. Think about what your character wears and any props you might like. We will then upload to your desired site / email and send you a copy for your records.
Why a professional Self Tape?
Stand out from the crowds and get noticed. To have a good quality tape, with good lighting and sound will make all the difference to be one step ahead of everyone else. Don't let poor quality get in the way of your unique performance.
Watch your performance back straight away on our TV screen and tweak your performance if needed. This is great for actors to see what works on camera and what doesn't
Progress your Own Career
Not getting the opportunity's you want? Create your own luck and record a monologue, self tape or scene of your choosing that showcases YOU. You can then send this to Agents, Managers and CD's to show them what you can do. Alternatively it's a great way to add material you believe would be good for you to a demo reel.
Didn't get called in?
There is nothing wrong with sending Casting Directors at busy offices your demo, even if you haven't been called in. They are also looking to book that job so show them what you got!
Don't let distance get in the way of your career. In todays times there is no reason why you can't audition for any job all over the world. So do that tape and send it in regardless of where you are based.
Slate Shots are talking headshot's that are added to your still picture to bring your unique personality to life for Casting to see. No longer than 30 seconds, a couple of sentences about you.
We make sure our slate shots are high quality, with great lighting and sound to compliment your headshot. It is always best to show the best clear version of yourself.
Slate Shots are essential for every Actor. Casting Directors find this tool extremely helpfully to be able to see you as you, even if you have a reel or not. It is also extremely important to have a slate shot as it helps you get to the top of the viewing line on Actors Access and Breakdown Services. If your not on the first couple of pages of submissions, there is less of a chance to be noticed at all.