What Students Are Saying...

“If you want to spend a lot of money and time buying tons of products and trouble shooting lighting, you can do that, but Anna provides a no bullshit run down of everything you need to make a self tape look professional right now with your iPhone. I would have spent so much more money (not to mention time) being confused and intimated. I think I am most excited about now having the tools to creatively present the world of the character how I envision it, not being at the whim of my natural light or my automatic iPhone camera. ”

Taylor Shurte

“"This course (+What's My Frame Course) has changed the way I make self tapes. The straightforward technical details have FREED UP my practice exponentially. I feel like I am able to start playing again! Worth every penny!!"”

Paige Tautz

“This e-course is worth its WEIGHT IN GOLD. Seriously, thank you. I'm looking forward taking my newfound knowledge and putting it into action.”

Amy Lee Pearsall

“Anna's passion and love for teaching how to light your self-tapes shows and illuminates the course. Her enthusiasm/wisdom is contagious. :) She will get your tapes looking great!”

Susan Miller

Here's What I Cover

  • 1

    Ready To Find Your Light?

  • 2

    Lights! Camera! Action!

    • What Does "Good Lighting" Really Do?

    • Let's Talk About the Camera on Your Phone

    • Front Facing vs. Rear Camera | When to Use Them

    • Natural Lighting - What You Need To Know

      FREE PREVIEW
    • You Don't Need 3-Point Lighting

    • Color Temperature for Your Lights

    • Backdrops and Lighting

    • Beware The White Wall

    • Is Blue for You?

    • Gray is Great! And Here's Why....

    • Test Your Learning

    • PMO Gear Recommendations

  • 3

    Let's Shoot Your Self-Tape

    • Camera Lens: How It Affects How Much Space You Need To Get Rid of Those Pesky Shadows

    • The Benefits of the Moment Lens

    • DSLR vs Camera Phone with the Moment Lens

    • How To Make Your Phone Function Like A DSLR

    • Set Your Settings for Front Facing Camera

    • Explore Filming with Your Front Facing Camera

    • Set Up Your Preset and Light Settings for the Back Facing Camera - A Closer Look

    • Filming Remotely with the Back Facing Camera

    • Let's Compare The Rest...Shall We?

  • 4

    More Lighting and Taping Tips

    • Patience is Key

    • Your Lights Should Be....

    • About Ring Lights and How to Light

    • Ring Light Tripod

    • Light Height and Angle

    • Pack Light - Self-Tape On The Go

    • Criss Cross Applesauce

  • 5

    Next steps

    • Congrats! Here's what's next...

    • Before you go...

Reviews

5 star rating

Standing Out

Rollin Perry

I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of content in this course. I thought I would just get gear recommendations but I was wrong. I feel much more confident in how my self tapes look after this class. No more worry about my setup! In the pa...

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I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of content in this course. I thought I would just get gear recommendations but I was wrong. I feel much more confident in how my self tapes look after this class. No more worry about my setup! In the past I would spend so much time worrying about how my self tape looked and trying to remove shadows. After taking this course I can let that worry fade into the background and spend my time focusing on my acting.

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5 star rating

SO NEEDED!

Evelyn Arreaga

Amazing course on how to have a strong foundation not only in lighting but in a self tape set up! Whats great is that Anna educates you, gives you so many tips, options, ins and outs of how to up your game on the technical side of self tapes. De...

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Amazing course on how to have a strong foundation not only in lighting but in a self tape set up! Whats great is that Anna educates you, gives you so many tips, options, ins and outs of how to up your game on the technical side of self tapes. Definitely a must take!

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Awesome!

Boti Bliss

So many great tips and easy to understand and apply.

So many great tips and easy to understand and apply.

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Instructor

Anna LaMadrid

Owner & Master Coach

Anna studied with acclaimed Meisner teacher, Maggie Flanigan in NYC. She received her MFA from the University of Washington where she TA'd for undergrad acting students and discovered her love of coaching. TV credits include: Vida - Recurring Guest Star (Starz), Love, Victor (Hulu), Bless This Mess (ABC) and Grey's Anatomy (ABC). She was selected to participate in the 2019 ABC Discovers Showcase. She booked her first lead in an indie feature from a self-tape and believes strongly in the power of putting your best take forward. She founded Put Me On Self-Tape in 2016 and coaches working actors on their self-tape and in-person auditions - including Bridget Regan (Jane The Virgin), Travis Van Winkle (YOU on Netflix), Raul Castillo (ATypical), Meagan Good (Prodigal Son), Dina Shihabi (Altered Carbon) and more.

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