Submitting too many self-tapes can be overwhelming and counterproductive for your agents and managers. While it’s important to showcase your talent and range as an actor, inundating your reps with a flood of tapes can actually hinder your chances of landing roles. It’s important to be selective in what you submit and only send your best work.
The reason sending too many self-tapes can be problematic is that it takes up valuable time and resources for your reps. They have many other clients to manage, and reviewing countless self-tapes can detract from the time they could be spending on other tasks, such as pitching and submitting you for roles. Not to mention that sending too many tapes can also dilute the impact of your best work. When you send a overflow of tapes, your reps may struggle to remember the standout performances or may have difficulty distinguishing your strengths as an actor.
By submitting only your best work, you can help your reps focus on your strongest qualities and increase your chances of being considered for roles that are the best fit for you.