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SELF TAPE EQUIPMENT YOU NEED! From Matt Newton Studios NYC

Self Tape Equipment

One of my FAVORITE acting schools in the world is in NEW YORK CITY.  It's called MATT NEWTON STUDIOS. I highly recommend actors train there with MATT NEWTON.  He knows his stuff.

 I want to share this article Matt wrote about self-taping that I find very helpful!

FROM MATT NEWTON ACTING COACH AT MN STUDIONS in NYC
Every actor needs to be ready and armed for when those last minute self tapes come in.  The tapes need to look GREAT so that the decision makers are paying attention to your FACE, and not your weird doll collection behind you. That means good, clear video, professional sound, neutral backdrop, and killer lighting.   

How do you do it on a budget?  What equipment do you need?  How do you edit it?  Without further ado, here is everything you need to know about getting a killer self tape.

Matt's list of affordable self tape equipment for actors.
1.  A soft box light kit.  Here is one by Limostudiofor $79 on Amazon.  It uses daylight bulbs (great for vid…