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Referring to Yourself as a “Sound Designer” When Starting Out

Hi All, A semantics question. I'm a couple of months and a large post-production project away from graduating from my film/sound program and trying to clean up my site/C.V./demo reel a bit in advance....
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Whats the best way of presenting a sound design showreel ?

Most clients attention is short when asked to listen to sound alone. So I'm presuming its better to associate sound work with image. Without having to shoot a film just to showcase your sound and ...
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Showreel focusing on dialogue editing and location recording

I am in the process of editing my online showreel. I have 3 short films (or not so short 1 is 36 minutes and another 19 minutes), a trailer and a DVD intro / pre-menu clip. Now my main focus for my ...
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Sound Design Etiquette?

This is a question from a novice sound designer, but one that I don't see discussed much, for obvious reasons. When approaching professional sound design projects such as movies, game cinematics, ...
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Demo reel choice

I came across a very interesting article about demo reels and that if you want to start somewhere try to do one. The problem is the choice of the video for me. What would be a great demo reel for an ...
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Stock Footage and Public Domain Redubs in a Demo Reel

I need to get around to making my demo reel, but I don't have a lot of stuff to put in it -- a couple low-budget video games and one short film. Is it acceptable to put redubs of stock and public ...
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General Reel Feedback

Hi Everyone, I've cut together my first linear audio reel and was hoping a few of you might tear it apart before I plaster it all over the place, burn a big stack of DVDs and pound some pavement in ...
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Attribution-License Sounds in a Demo Reel

Being fresh out the gates, my sound library isn't very large, and most of it has a Creative Commons Attribution license. Also, my primary resource for sound effects -- freesound.org -- has the same ...
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Care to help a rookie out with some constructive criticism?

I'm sure you've noticed that I talk a big game, but the truth is, I'm possibly the least experienced sound designer here. Two or three years, tops, with only a handful of completed projects under my ...
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Demo Reel Etiquette?

Hey guys, I was just wondering while I'm starting my demo reel for video games if I am allowed to cut up different trailers for my sound design demo purpose without running into legal problems?
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Can you please review my work?

Hi I chanced upon this awesome forum while looking for answers whether to burden myself with a debt and attend VFS or not....i got some pretty good answers to it and many other topics.. so thanks to ...
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Mastering a demo reel

So, I'm finally getting around to putting my demo reel together (I know, I know... Shoulda done that a long time ago), and I was wondering something... Is it okay to have someone that's not me do the ...
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Looking for feedback on an audio rework I made on Elder Scrolls Online -trailer

Greetings! Would love some feedback on my first "demo reel", an audio rework I made on the first minute of Elder Scrolls Online -trailer. What do you think? Does it "work"? I was asked to keep the ...
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Feedback on my demo reel

Hey guys I'm still new to the field of sound design and just finished up my demo reel. I was seeing if I could get some feedback on it. http://vimeo.com/20907263 Thanks!
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video game sound design demo reel

I am currently planning my demo reel. Most of what I've worked on are video games and short animated movies that I remade the sound for. I am thinking that I can just record footage and then edit it ...
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Problem with my demo reel [closed]

Hi everyone, I made a demo reel this week as I want to try to get a sound editing job in London. I had 25 blank DVDs printed with a design I made. I made a nice custom menu in iDVD, to allow the user ...
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Demo reel show n tell

Some I'd you may know me or some of my team personally, and I have posted quite a bit. But am often busy with work and not as "social" as would like to be. So I wanted to share our project reel from ...
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Sound Design Reel Feedback

Hey All - Long time reader of the site. I just finished my reel consisting of all of the video game titles I've worked on during my career so far, and wanted some feedback. In particular - I have a ...
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Music in a Demo Reel

It looks like Demo Reels are the big question right now, so I'll throw another one out there... How do you feel about music in a demo reel? I'm a composer/sound designer, and I plan to have a music-...