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Secrets of Screen Acting, the first book of its kind, introduces both beginners and professionals alike to the art of on-screen acting. Patrick Tucker makes the distinction between acting for the stage and for the screen, explaining that the actor, instead of starting with what is real and trying to portray that on screen, should work with the realities of the shoot itself.

Tucker has developed several screen acting courses, and this book is an extension and explanation of a ...

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Secrets of Screen Acting, the first book of its kind, introduces both beginners and professionals alike to the art of on-screen acting. Patrick Tucker makes the distinction between acting for the stage and for the screen, explaining that the actor, instead of starting with what is real and trying to portray that on screen, should work with the realities of the shoot itself.

Tucker has developed several screen acting courses, and this book is an extension and explanation of a lifetime of work in the field. Containing over 50 exercises, this book leads the reader step-by-step through the elements of effective screen acting.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780878300426
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/1/1993
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Patrick Tucker is an accomplished director of the screen and stage. Since his first professional production in 1968, he has directed more than 200 plays in all forms of theater, from weekly repertory to the Royal Shakespeare Company. He was accepted by the BBC Television Directing program in 1976 and has subsequently directed more than 150 television dramas. He has developed his unique approach to television and film acting as a separate discipline, and he has lectured and taught all over the world.

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