Self-Tape Guidelines

Please read "everything"... and "follow" the guidelines

Self-Tape Education (please watch both)

YouTube videos that will demonstrate on how to correctly video tape at home.

(follow agents / casting instructions)

project name

character name

your name

example:  Superman-Clark-Archie-Joe Smith.mp4


(incorrectly sized files cannot be used)

note:  video must be saved as: .mp4

note:  video must be sized to not exceed 150 mb
SAVE AS: Choose where file is saved.


SPECIAL TRICK to size videos quickly and correctly.


follow these steps: (it is easy)

1. login to
  (if you have a gmail account then YouTube will most likely
  be the same username and password)
  (if not create a free YouTube account)
2. upload your video to youtube and "set to PRIVATE"
3. once video is uploaded look for the video in your video list
4. click on the three vertical dots and choose "download"

5. save the file to your computer - it is all sized now

6. once you have the file then send to Lloyd Talent by WeTransfer
7. you can now delete the video from your YouTube account
  (in case you forgot to mark it PRIVATE)


Upload a Self-Tape (using WeTransfer)

Upload completed Self-Tape - Click UPLOAD button
then click "Send a File" (you don't need WeTransfer Pro)
- do NOT use DropBox, OneDrive, iCloud, etc.

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