Monthly Archives July 2019

Why “The Moment Before” Should Be “The Scene Before” On Camera

The script creates the plot and the actor creates the story. In other words, the script creates the “what” and the actor creates the “why”. What is happening versus why it is happening. The why is the part that moves the audience. The less you let the overall story talk your character out of her or his own story the stronger and more vivid your character will be on camera. Actors are taught to create “the moment before”. On camera, to create the character’s story create “the scene before” and carry that into the current scene. You create what your
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