Research will give you many clues about how composers get started in entertainment. In the mean time, look for projects in your area, if possible. Perhaps a film school or an independent film group may have opportunities for you. You want to build your demo.
In addition you can research agents who represent composers and call to ask what the industry standard is for marketing materials for a composer.
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