PICK YOUR OWN ROLE

Monologue Actor reels, crafted to showcase your

talent and empower you.

Previous clients
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Letitia Wright

 

Melanie Liburd

 

Damson Idris

 

Sophie Hopkins

 

Ashley Thomas

 

Weruche Opia

 

Malachi Kirby

 

Fola Evans-Akingbola

 

Leonie Elliott

 

Chance Perdomo

 

Simona Brown

 

Zackary Momoh

 

Stephen Odubola

 

Martin Bobb Semple

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Over 10 years of experience, producing reels

for some of the best talents in the UK.

Upshot Reels are Directed by Sebastian Thiel, an award-winning writer/director. He created the BBC Three comedy-drama Just A Couple. Thiel has been producing Upshot Reels for over 10 years for some of the best talents in the UK. His reels have been used to help many actors secure roles and US representation in Hollywood. Sebastian himself is rep’d by IAG and WME. He is currently writing a film and a number of TV shows with Big Talk Productions, John Boyega & VAL, so reel sessions our subject to his availability. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Important information

Make sure you read ALL the information below, before booking.

• A hands-on award-winning director with over 10 years of experience.

• Broadcast camera and sound quality (Sony FS7) 

• Top customer service & good vibes.

• Quality finish and Speedy delivery (1-2 weeks)

• Your reel and ALL your RAW footage delivered for free, digitally.

If you are anxious about anything, please do not hesitate to email us at info@itsupshot.com

Step 1
You prepare x3 contrasting monologues, each 2.5 mins max.
If your pieces are any longer, you risk not being able to do enough takes.

Step 2
You arrive to our studio, hang in the greenroom,
then we will guide you through the shooting process.

Step 3
You receive your reel within 1-2 weeks.

  • Improvisation is very welcome. It helps with making the pieces feel natural and reactive. If you choose to do a whole improvisation for a monologue please prepare scenarios beforehand so the session is effective for you.
  • Wardrobe changes – This is not something we recommend due to it eating into your session time. But you can change if you wish. We suggest wearing plain neutral colours without logos (black). Please don’t ware dresses and clothes that we are unable to clip a mic pack to.
  • Monologue selection – We recommend that you pick monologues that are suited to the purpose you have for your reel  ie. If you’re doing a reel for more film work, maybe avoid picking a soliloquy or theatre pieces directed to an audience.
  • Make up – In our studio we have a waiting room with beauty mirrors. Please be aware there is no-one to do your make up. This is something you will have to manage yourself. Feel free to come to the studio 30mins before your session to take care of this, if required. 
  • Delivery – We will send you your reel within 1-2 weeks. RAW footage will also be provided to you as MP4 digitally via Google Drive.
  • Resources – We have a few script resource sites that we can provide to you once you book, so you can find a monologue. This is available upon request.
  • Overrun – Please be aware that shoots can overrun, so you may be at the studio slightly longer than expected. This is rare, but it can happen, due to many factors when shooting with Actors. If this happens, this shouldn’t ever exceed 15-30mins.

Refunds:  50% of your booking payment is non-refundable. This is to cover, studio costs, admin and our time. We do not reschedule bookings due to our irregular scheduling. Please ensure you can commit to the date before booking with us. 

  • If you require more edit changes to your reel there is an additional fee of £37.50 per hour. Usually, most changes are able to be done within 1 hour.
  • We do not do part payments
  • We can offer discounts to group bookings. Please email us for more information.
  • Please ensure all your information on the booking form is correct (name, number & email). We will be using the name provided on your reel.
  • Showreel: We love to showcase amazing people we work with. If you would like to opt out of us using a short piece of your reel, for our personal showreel material or our @UpshotReel page – do let us know within 48 hours of you receiving your reel. No communication in regards to this, will be taken as your permission to use the materials.

Method Studio
Leroy House | Unit GK
436 Essex Road
London, N1 3QP 

Closest Tube Stations 
Canonbury, (5mins)
Dalston Junction, (10 mins)
Highbury & Islington (12 mins)

Buses
30, 277, 476, 38, 73.

Contact 
E-mail: info@itsupshot.com
Phone : 07958024672

Our contact number is only for client arrival / emergency communication.
If you have inquiries please email us first. We are happy to arrange calls if required.

Limited Slots!

Booking dates are subject to Sebastian Thiel’s availability, so we
do advise that you book when you see available slots to avoid any disappointment. 

BOOK NOW

ADDRESS

Method Studios
Leroy House | Unit GK
436 Essex Road
London, N1 3QP 

Closest Tube Stations 
Canonbury, (5mins)
Dalston Junction, (10 mins)
Highbury & Islington (12 mins)

Buses
30, 277, 476, 38, 73.

Contact us 
E-mail: info@itsupshot.com
Phone : 07958024672

This number is only for client arrival / emergency communication. If you have inquiries please email us first. We are happy to arrange calls if required.