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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Determining the facts that are in a script is an important focus of Script Analysis .
Script Analysis is something that many directors fear and avoid . But script facts of
all kinds — backstory facts that are stated in the script , backstory facts and ...
Creating Memorable Performances for Film and Television Judith Weston.
SCRIPT ANALYSIS “ . . . Then there are other directors I watch and wonder why
they get out of bed in the morning , because of the stunning lack of homework
they do .
Good scripts are complex with a rich subworld hinted at and not overexplained ;
you need a script analysis in depth so you can dig out every delicious tidbit , but
you must do the same work with a bad script . Bad scripts are often overexplained
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Review: Directing ActorsUser Review - Sam - Goodreads
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
Review: Directing ActorsUser Review - Mike - Goodreads
An excellent resource for directing actors. Two thumbs up. Recommended in USC SCA Grad school. Check it out. Ms. Weston love trying to stretch your mind. If you get annoyed by it, just start skimming through and you'll still get a lot out of it. Read full review
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