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"After 26 years of working together, there is no one I respect or trust more. Makepeace is the best. Period. "

Michael Riley

" I've worked on my Demo with editors from across North America. Hands down, David has the superior skill and talent."

Ben Bass

"Dave is an excellent editor-producer-director with a keen eye for what makes a good Demo Reel."

Colin Mochrie

"Makepeace is a fucking genius. My Reel has landed me some of the biggest jobs of my career. David is a huge part of my success."

Hugh Dillon

"David has a strong
understanding of what
the decision-makers
are looking for. "

Yannick Bisson

"Makepeace never ceases to amaze me with his ability to take my material and give it an impact that says
“cast me.""

John Ralston


"He turns what could be just an ordinary reel into a compact piece of art."

Rosemary Dunsmore

"I trust Mr. Makepeace implicitly. Nothing extraneous. Nothing but your best. With David, you never have to worry"

Natalie Brown

"David Makepeace is incomparable both as an artist and collaborator. There is, quite simply, no one better."

Laura de Carteret

"David produces the best Reels around. Period. He knew exactly what I needed. "

Ashley Leggat

"Makepeace is a genius.
He understands the
rhythm of comedy
like no other editor.
He is the only one
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Carla Collins

"As a woman in this
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accomplished that
in my reel."

Deb McGrath

"David is so much fun to work with! He's creative, smart, and extremely efficient. I'd never work with anyone else! "

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Demo Reel Facts

If your Demo Reel isn’t speaking the language of BREAKDOWN - you’re not serving your audience. That’s the bottom line in all the nasty Reels I see: the editor didn’t understand the language of Casting. A Reel is not simply a sequential compilation of your scenes - it’s a trailer of Casting Hits. Hits are the language of Casting Breakdowns and Hits are the language of Casting Directors (CDs). And they should be the language of your Demo Reel as well. »More...