1. Rehearsal allows the actors to gain extra experience that will help them build the character while shooting. 2. During the rehearsal process, you get actors to ask the questions and give them specific experiences — ‘as if’ situations, scenarios to work with. Try not… Read more
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How Mira Nair Auditions Actors?
Mira Nair is a film director and producer, her best-known films include: “Salaam Bombay”, “Monsoon Wedding”, “Mississippi Masala”, “Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love”. Her recent films include: “The Reluctant Fundamentalist” and “Queen of Katwe”. 1. Make sure actors feel comfortable and relaxed during the… Read more
Working with Children Actors
I do have to say I was pretty nervous when I decided to work with a child actor. A lot of my scripts have children characters written in, but since it always takes such a long time to go from the script idea into production,… Read more
The Film Director’s Journey With Mark W. Travis.
During the Munich Short Film Festival Mark W. Travis, the film director, ran one of his workshops called “The Director’s Journey”. I attended the workshops and found it useful. Below are some pointers, thoughts and ideas from the workshops which I thought I would share with you. WHY… Read more
Director Actor Relationship Seen By The Actor
A subjective attempt to describe the relationship between a director and an actor during their creative work on a film or a theatre play based on my own experience. FIRST MEETING OR HOW NOT TO LOSE FACE IN FRONT OF AN ACTOR I’ve been an… Read more