1. You have the script, actors, and the camera at your disposal to tell the story. 2. Try to always set up the scene as real events as may be seen through the eyes of the characters. 3. Think about what the character sees, feels… Read more
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What Does the Director Need to Do on the Film Set?
Once on the set director’s job is pretty straightforward. No, no I’m joking; it’s far from that. As a director on the film set you need to: 1. Make decisions and often fast, usually, your choice will have serious implications for the whole film (no… 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