The Ultimate Directing Actors Kit
At a Glance
The Ultimate Directing Actors it takes you through every step of how to find and work with actors. Working Hollywood casting directors, actors, directors and producers walk you from how to find and package actors to improve the marketability of your movie to how to get the performance you want on set.
Learn how to conduct the perfect audition, know what to look for, and how to get the best possible performance from each actor. Go inside the Hollywood rehearsal and learn how to effectively communicate with actors to help them prepare. Learn how to work with actors on set, how to avoid common directing mistakes, and how to work with difficult actors. Also included is a complete tutorial on how to find and work with extras.
The Ultimate Directing Actors Kit even comes with a complete reference guide, all the contracts and forms you need and valuable Screen Actors Guild information.
Whether you’re working on your own or with a casting directors, learn how to find the best actors for your film. This segment covers packaging name actors, what distributors are looking for, how to find and work with a casting director and how to attract actors to your auditions.
Learn how to set-up and run effective auditions, what scripts to use, and how to get the best performance from the actors.
Learn valuable techniques when you’re narrowing down the potential actors. Learn what to look for and how to make the best casting decision.
Once the auditions are over and the roles are cast, learn how to hold effective table reads and rehearsals. This segment covers rehearsal techniques, working with inexperienced actors, and helping the actors perform beyond the words on the script.
Learn exercises to help actors build a strong character, how to work with problematic actors and how to best prepare the actors before arriving on set.
How to Direct Actors
Learn how to effectively communicate with actors, the best ways to approach changes in performance, common mistakes, and how to speak the actors’ language to get the performance you want.
Working actors and director teach you the most common directing problems and how to avoid them.
Working with Actors on Set
Once the rehearsals are done and you’re on set, what do you do? Learn how to talk to actors, what to do before every new scene and what to never say after you call “cut.”
Working with Extras
Learn how to attract extras for your movie. This detailed module covers everything from finding a cast of hundreds to managing a crowd to directing extras’ performance.
Disc 5 CD-Rom
Forms and Templates
Copy these forms and use them on your own productions!
- Actor Deal Memo
- Extra Release Form
- Minor Release Form
- Audition Form
- Audition Space Layout
- Audition Sign-in Form
- Public Release Form
- SAG theatrical guidelines
- SAG television guidelines
- SAG low budget agreements
- Publisher: Jason J. Tomaric
- Date available: 01/01/2010
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