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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The actor also makes sure that there is an image in place for the facts or events
he is speaking about . In the 1995 version of “ Cry , the Beloved Country , ” one of
the characters has a line " I am a cynical and selfish man . But God put his hand ...
OBJECTIVE / INTENTION NEED During your script analysis , you should come
up with as many candidates for each character ' s objective as you can think of . If
you ' re not sure what a character ' s objective is , don ' t anguish over it but make
because of his parents ' divorce , to his movie “ E . T . ” I am sure he must have
spoken as openly to the actors when he was directing . CO Set up the framework
and goal of the rehearsal . Perhaps it is to connect with the characters and ...
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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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