The Art of Film Acting: A Guide for Actors and Directors

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Focal Press, 2002 - 290 pages
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This guide for actors and directors develops a valid method for training performers to act from their core--whether they are cold reading, auditioning, or performing for film or television. This book teaches actors how to achieve and respond to believable and honest emotions before the camera, and it maintains that the key to a successful performance lies in how the actors relate to one another and to the circumstances. Exercises, including script examples, throughout the book give readers an easy resource for practicing the principles outlined.

The Art of Film Acting applies a classic stage acting method (Stanislavsky) to the more intimate medium of performing before a camera, teaching readers to experience an emotion rather than to indicate it.

*Applies a proven method to screen acting

*Includes exercises and practice material

*Helps actors train themselves to relate and respond

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Unique guide for film acting. It illustrates the importance of placing all focus on the scene partner's emotions so you may forget how you appear to the camera and truly be, not act. Also, it gives insight in the directoral process, which in turn opens awareness for the actor.

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I read your given description ... It really good...
Really acting is an art ..
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Jeremiah Comey is a Hollywood-based acting teacher and a trainer of acting teachers. He has conducted classes and workshops all over the world and in such universities as UCLA. He has acted for both stage and television.

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