How To Be Unforgettable When Acting In A Drama

Actors love to cry. They also love to play anger but if they can create genuine tears, that’s the holy grail. It’s a right of passage. It means they’re a real actor. An actor shedding tears, however, is usually the least effective way to make an audience shed them. What will? When your character’s involved in an argument, don’t argue against the character with whom you have a relationship, argue for the relationship you have with the other character. The character that struggles to achieve something positive while engaged in a conflict scene is the character that makes the camera
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3 Things Writers Wish Actors Knew About Writing

Actors, on the whole, are the most loyal members of the film business. They’re probably too loyal for their own good and definitely more loyal than the rest of us often deserve. They are especially loyal to writers. They give writers the benefit doubt even when they have a feeling a writer hasn’t written something very good. Actors assume writers know best when everyone else in the business assumes they don’t. If actors knew what writers know about writing, they might not be so loyal, and that would be just fine with writers and the film camera. Actors assume everything
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