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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Use images as imaginative adjustments. The term adjustment is used differently
by different people. Sometimes it is misused. Sometimes it is confused with
attitude; it's possible, even common, to hear a director telling an actor to use “a ...
They seemed to make a wholesale imaginative leap into their created personas.
That the characters are not even people, but toys, seems only to have made the
imaginative leap all the more graceful. I can picture these two talented men ...
IMAGINATIVE CHOICES: CHART 3 1. ... Since they are not in the script, they are
only facts if they work, if they stimulate the imaginations of the actors and catapult
them into their ... Questions are the tool that gets us to imaginative backstory.
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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