Acting for the Camera: Revised Edition

Acting for the Camera: Revised Edition

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by Tony Barr
     
 

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Culled from Tony Barr's 40 years' experience as a performer, director and acting teacher in Hollywood, this highly praised handbook provides readers with the practical knowledge they need when performing in front of the camera. This updated edition includes plenty of new exercises for honing on-camera skills; additional chapters on imagination and movement; and

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Culled from Tony Barr's 40 years' experience as a performer, director and acting teacher in Hollywood, this highly praised handbook provides readers with the practical knowledge they need when performing in front of the camera. This updated edition includes plenty of new exercises for honing on-camera skills; additional chapters on imagination and movement; and fresh material on character development, monologues, visual focus, playing comedy and working with directors. Inside tips on the studio system and acting guilds make it particularly helpful for people new to the business, and numerous anecdotes from actors such as Morgan Freeman and Anthony Hopkins and examples from current movies illustrate its many lessons. It is perfect for acting classes, workshops, all actors who work in front of the camera — and all those who want to.

Editorial Reviews

Los Angeles Times
A first-class book for the beginner and refreshing review for any pro.
Drama Logue
The actor searching for practical advice on the technique of acting for film will be hard-pressed to find a more comprehensive and inspirational volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062237569
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/21/2012
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
315,173
File size:
5 MB

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