Directing Actors: Creating Memorable Performances for Film and Television
This is essential reading for anyone interested in directing or acting. Judith Weston's brilliance is to recognize that directors, actors, writers, and technicians are involved in a process that is at essence a collaboration. In order for them to have the best shot at creating something true and meaningful, they must share a language and a method of exchange that fosters creative cooperation. Weston rightly sees the director as the central figure in inspiring the energy of a production's harmony. She advises the prospective director on every aspect of a stage or film production, showing how the director can draw the best performances possible from actors. -- From Amazon.com.
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"All you have to do is look at Anthony Hopkins' eyes and you get so much, your
job is cut in half, there's so much in his eyes. He was lovely, generous, moving."
—Joan Allen "[Candace Bergen) has the most beautiful eyes. And not being a ...
Let's look at Anthony Hopkins, a wonderful actor who, I believe, uses all his
resources. For the movie “Nixon,” Hopkins did not try to imitate Richard Nixon
physically, but he chose to focus on a few specific physical behaviors of the man
The Harvey Keitel quote in Chapter DK is from Daily Variety, as are the Anthony
Hopkins quote in Chapter VII, the Martin Scorsese quote in Chapter X, and the
Don Cheadle quote in Chapter DK. Information about how Anthony Hopkins ...
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Anyone who is interested in working with actors should read this book; It's one of my the very best books I've read on the subject. Read full review