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Practical hints on acting for the cinema.

Agnes Platt

Practical hints on acting for the cinema.

by Agnes Platt

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Published by E. P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Acting.,
  • Motion pictures.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p.
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22058526M

      If there were any questions we could refer to the book. I added a few more things of my own while doing brief theatre history things. This book covers everything basic in acting as well as technical aspects and even a chapter on auditioning. The kids really seemed to enjoy it and it led to some good s: Professional Acting for Film and Television (Sourcebooks) FRONT COVER QUOTE: "After this book hits the shelves don't be surprised if the quality of American film acting takes a needed step forward. Benedetti has penned a true how-to guide for actors who want to shine onscreen Grab this book and earn that money you're making!"-Alfre WoodardReviews:

      Book Description. Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed: A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare outlines how Shakespeare’s plays can be performed effectively without rehearsal, if all the actors understand a set of performance guidelines and put them into practice.. Each chapter is devoted to a specific guideline, demonstrating through examples how it .   One of the reasons this site is named "No Film School" is because of the widespread availability of excellent materials for self-teaching these days: almost every movie is available on disc or online, DVD special features often make for great learning tools, and there are plenty of books on the topic. Oh, and digital cameras are cheaper than the film cameras of decades past, when access to a.

    SCREEN ACTING TIPS – A SHORT GUIDE TO SUCCESS* I. Basic Screen Acting Etiquette: 1. Always keep going until the director shouts “Cut!” and then keep on acting for a bit. 2. If you mess up a line, keep going until the director call a halt to the take. Let it be HIS decision. 3. Do not stop a take for any reason, except for possible injury.   10) Theater acting is an operation with a scalpel, movie acting is an operation with a laser. For elaborations on these ten tips, along with actual scene work and demonstrations, check out the workshop in its entirety. Interestingly enough, this workshop has a companion book written by Caine called Acting in Film: An Actor's Take on Movie Making.


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An inspiring and intensely practical guide for anyone, at any stage of their acting life.’ Eve Best ‘This is the definitive version of the method I use to approach every role.