Monthly Archives April 2016

Why The Camera Loves Your Character’s Backstory

Can you imagine being a film camera? Now there’s a thankless job. Think about it. Everyone makes a big deal about you. Everyone thinks they know you better than anyone else. When making a movie, you’re the only one in the room who is irreplaceable. Yet, when the filmmaker and the film actors come together to discuss a scene and how to play it, no one asks your opinion. You are completely ignored. All you want to do is tell them what you love in case they want to consider it when making their choices. You wouldn’t demand they use
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