self tapes and no responses

Is it just me or has this self tape thing got out of hand, over and over again I have been asked to tape, 2 or 3 sides, do them on time in a professional format and hear absolutely nothing, you know what I am also busy but never so busy that I cannot find time to be courteous, really you want to be professional then reply

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Robin Tudge

Agreed. Hopefully it's not some kind of AI dragnet.

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Nope, you’re not alone Patric. I’m seeing this more and more my argument is if you need more than 2 pages to work out if someone is right for a part or not then it’s a problem. Anything above that turn turns into a short film. We’re not expected to just be actors anymore, we’re expected to be filmmakers, editors, sound designers. I’ve stopped doing them if it’s over 2 pages.

That’s like Tesco asking you to do an unpaid half day shift to see if you’re right for a role as part of the interview. I’ve made complaints sometimes to companies after if I don’t hear anything, frankly it’s getting ridiculous!!

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