A successful showreel or demo reel is one that helps actors get more work. Using the right clips in the right way maximizes your chances. Anthony Holmes has 20 years experience as a specialist editor of acting reels, working with actors, agents and casting directors in the USA, Canada, Australia and the UK. A good specialist editor knows what works, and Anthony has helped to develop the tv and film careers of many successful actors, from young actors just starting out, to BAFTA-winning, Emmy-winning and Academy Award-nominated actors. Many clients have progressed to take series regular and lead roles in tv and major roles in Academy Award-winning films.
We help actors at all stages of their career, from young actors and recent graduates, to established and award-winning talent with hundreds of screen credits.
Here are just a few recent examples of reels edited by Anthony:
Cas Anvar – Demo Reel 2020. Featuring scenes from Room (with Brie Larson), Diana (with Naomi Watts), The Expanse (series regular), and Source Code (with Jake Gyllenhaal). Cas can currently be seen on the big screen starring opposite Martin Freeman and Diane Kruger in feature film The Operative, is currently starring in The Expanse (series regular), has recently starred in The Strain (recurring) and Nobility (series regular).
T’Nia Miller – Showreel 2020. Featuring scenes from Years and Years (HBO/BBC, series regular), Banana (BBC, series regular), Marcella (ITV/Netflix, recurring), Doctor Who (BBC) and Witless (BBC, series regular). T’Nia has recently been cast as series lead in the second season of Netflix drama The Haunting of Hill House, has recently starred in Netflix drama Free Reign, opposite Timothy Spall in crime drama Hatton Garden, and will soon appear in the feature films Nine Nights and Cry Me a River.
Shawn Doyle – Demo Reel 2020 (long version). Featuring scenes from Fargo (FX), Bellevue (CBC/WGN) and House of Cards (Netflix). Shawn is an ACTRA Award-winning actor; he is currently starring in Frontier (Netflix) and Unspeakable (CBC/SundanceTV).
Rachel Pickup – Demo Reel 2020. Featuring scenes from Wonder Woman as comic-book villain Fausta Grables with Gal Gadot (Warner Bros), Chronic starring opposite Tim Roth, Madam Secretary (CBS) and Dietland (AMC).
Francois Chau – Demo Reel 2020. Featuring scenes from The Expanse (series regular), The Tick (series regular) and The X-Files. Francois is best known for his recurring role as Dr Chang in JJ Abrams’ long-running television series Lost and as the villain Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, and he will soon be seen in an as-yet unannounced role in the upcoming Harley Quinn solo sequel to The Suicide Squad starring Margot Robbie.
Dagny Rollins – Showreel 2020. Featuring scenes from her starring role as Felicity Foxglove in two seasons of The Worst Witch (BBC/Netflix). Dagny will soon be seen in season three of The Worst Witch.
Joshua Blissett – Showreel 2019. Featuring scenes from multiple award nominated Obey, with clips from Drawn Out, Midnight Kebab and Posession with Intent. Joshua is currently starring as series regular in Netflix’s Top Boy as Kieron.
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