Self Tape Facilities

Self tapes are fast becoming and industry requirement.  BLBC offers this service in both Cape Town and Johannesburg.  We use a high definition Panasonic Camera with professional lighting and Sony Lapel mic’s for intimate and professional sound. We edit the best takes and compress for easy transfer to your client. Our Camera operators are also actors so are excellent readers.

As we are currently in infancy regarding this service, the ideal time slots are weekly from 3pm to 5pm but do call to enquire and we will do our best to facilitate your needs.

Click below to watch our taping service samples:

Price Guide:

30 minutes = R 500

45 minutes  = R 750

1 hour = R 1000

Call now to book a time:  +27 (0) 72 752 1258. Or email:

Extras included when using The Actor's Company Taping Services:

READER - A reader will be provided for you or feel free to bring your own. All of our readers are actors!

SLATE - We can accommodate your slate instructions! Full body shot? No problem! Title card? You got it!

EDITING - We will edit your tape free of cost! You can also bring a laptop or hard drive with you to take your footage home instead, if you would prefer to edit it yourself.

SUBMITTING - We will submit your audition to your desired recipient(s) via Dropbox. This allows you (and whoever else we send your tape to) to download your tape or view your tape online without downloading it. You do not need a Dropbox account to view or download your tape!

SCHEDULING - You can now book your self tape appointment RIGHT HERE! Continue with the form below to secure your self-tape appointment. Payment is due at the time of booking. You may reschedule at any time, or cancel and request a refund up to three hours before your appointment time. Cancellations made within 3 hours or less of your appointment time will not be refunded. You may also book over the phone with a credit or debit card (there is a $2 processing fee for payments taken over the phone or in person).

8TH TAPING IS FREE! - Pick up a frequent taping rewards card when you come in for your appointment. We will punch it after each taping and your 8th taping, up to 30 minutes, is on us! (Tapings booked with discounted taping packages will not apply to rewards card.)

NEED EXTRA TIME TO PREPARE AND GET OFF-BOOK? Book a room with one of our readers to help you run lines before your taping (or anytime)!