From the big issues to the fine points, this book gives you what you need to know when they call “Action!” D.W. Brown is one of the world’s leading experts on the subject and he provides his invaluable 31 Principles for Acting On Camera, as well as key advice on how to come through in the clutch. In addition, he incisively interviews directors of major acclaim for their insights on the unique art of acting for the camera.
Every year, thousands of actors struggle to navigate today s film and TV business while also wanting to grow as performers, as artists. These actors tend to be risk-takers, mold-breakers, and are interested in defining who they are. They are looking for advice and guidance about art and about commerce. The Authentic Actor is for them. The actor s path today begins with two questions: Who are you? What do you know? Beginning with personal authenticity, The Authentic Actor reveals a holistic approach that fuses discovery of the actor s fingerprint with skills for managing performance, career, and life as artist, businessperson, and citizen. It addresses the toughest subjects, from mastering auditions and dealing with representation to bouncing back from rejection and finding your tribe all with the humor, and the no-b.s. voice of an experienced mentor. The goal? To help actors forge a professional career and meaningful life while never forgetting their artistic core.”
Learn the A to Z of how to perfrom any role at your highest potential. Practical advice is provided from a professional director who has trained Hollywood’s top actors for over two decades.