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Recorded November 19 & 20 1988 This is about six hours of a twenty-four hour workshop. My work comes out of the workshop setting. This video is really a rich novel which gets more erotic and intimate as time peels away inhibitions and masks. Some of the characters in this novel are the diva who has a nervous breakdown, Carlos who is literally dying from AIDS as we filmed, a macho business tranny, a sexy film maker who puts her body into her art, etc. This is a raw epic of tribal intimacy!+ More details
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Utilizing aspiring actors and actresses in the audience, nationally recognized acting teacher Richard Robichaux discusses the necessary skills and insights actors will need to step into the business of acting for the camera.+ More details
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Written by Distant Eagle. Directed by Frank Moore. Camera by Tim Plummer. Still another rehearsal!+ More details
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A Unique Technique Showcase "Breakthrough" with brilliant up-and coming artists from the Anthony Gilardi Acting Studio that want to inspire, entice, and share with you their voices, poetry and other amazing talents. The HOST of the Event - Anthony Gilardi. Produced by Gilardi Enterprises Inc. TALENTS - Stephanie Fantauzzi, Joel Sutton, Richard Cabral, Wayne Hankin, Jasmin Marsters, Elijah Allan-Blitz ,Anto Boghokian, Maya Massar, Justine J., Paul Schoemehl, Noa Brandes, Tui Asau, Susan Rumor, Chris Neville, Jessica Rich.+ More details
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Tait Fletcher (@TaitimusMaximus) is an actor, stuntman, mixed martial artist, and so much more. Tait is an ever evolving man in an ever evolving world. Find him online TaitGFletcher.com and check out his newest project CavemanCoffeeCo.com+ More details
In the DCT-ATG Volume of the Digital Cinema Filmmaker's Training Course we will be exploring the process of film acting, with our Acting Instructor and Coach, Stephen Heu. We will be preparing, rehearsing and performing a scene from Mr. Heu's unpublished script titled "THE CAMERA". Stephen will help you understand how to prepare the "wholeness" of a role prior to filming, where the actor has discovered, prepared the character, and is as ready as can be for any contingency. The DCT-ATG Actor's Training Guide will strive to grow a work-and-preparation ethic in you, help you learn your craft, illustrate how to find and interview an acting coach, and build a reputation that will serve you for many years. When you have worked and discovered and explored your character so that at any time, you can be prepared for whatever scene, whatever contingency as best as you can be. If you know how to prepare your character in such a way that you make it easy for the director, the DP and all the other actors, you'll inspire everyone. You'll be called back again and again to work. They will be glad to work with you. All the time. You will be the diamond in the rough: a star. Doesn’t matter the part, they will know you by your work ethic. Subjects covered in "Lesson" Section: The Audition; the Sides; the Look; the Script; the Process; exploring the Character; finding Identity; Believability and the Organic Performance; the Struggle; Impressions and the Seasons; Subtext, content underneath the spoken dialog; Empathy, Living the moment; Inspiring other actors; Slowing down; Exercises; How to not abandon the character; Working on lessons; Honing our craft; The actor's goals and the audience's goals; Loaning emotions to a character; Catharsis; Dealing with separation anxiety; Stage and Film acting differences. Subjects covered in "Performance" Section: Holding the last look; Slowing down, taking a beat; Matching other actors' level; Retrieve then speak; Controlling the words; Proper breathing; Right to speak; To edit, criticize, or judge an actor; Stretching the emotion; Muscle for Continuing; Looking at an actor as part of the whole script, as part of your own emotional process; Involving the character; Intuition; Learning the process of rehearsal and abandoning the script; Find where your gifts are and utilise them to the fullest; Sharpening your tools; Understanding the process and the script, internalizing the information and LIVING the characters; using blocking to convey emotion. Stephen Heu bio: Managed the American creative theatre on tour in Europe and the United States. Taught acting for many years in Europe, and was a dialogue director. He was with the American living history theatre here in the United States and for about three or four years. He did a one man show on Edgar Allen Poe and that was through the colleges and schools. Recently he directed a film short "Return to Me."+ More details
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Showcast Episode 91: Star of stage and "Scream" Jamie Kennedy joins The Movie Guys in The Admiral's Club to promote his new indie thriller "Buddy Hutchins" and rail against show scripts during previews of "Run All Night" and "Cinderella". There are great on-set stories and talk of the hidden gem "The Specials", plus vocal coach to the stars Chet Loudly returns to teach everyone how to act with a more gravelly, Neeson-esque voice. The Movie Guys are Paul Preston, Karen Volpe, Adam Witt & Bart Kias Like good movie talk? Please subscribe! www.themovieguys.net @TheMovieGuys Vimeo.com/themovieguys iTunes: http://bit.ly/1l0hCpG Instagram.com/themovieguys Youtube.com/user/TheMovieGuysOnline+ More details
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EMBODIED BRAINS AND SOCIAL MINDS – HOW EMPATHY AND PERSPECTIVE-TAKING SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF SELF Keynote by: Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Ed.D. Associate Professor Brain and Creativity Institute Rossier School of Education Department of Psychology University of Southern California (USC) Mary Helen Immordino-Yang is an affective neuroscientist and human development psychologist with a research focus in the neural, psychophysiological and psychological bases of emotion, social interaction and culture and their implications for development and schools – she is all about understanding the role of social emotions. She is also a member of the Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty at the University of Southern California. Mary Helen was recently awarded the American Educational Research Association prestigious Early Career Award for 2014. Mary Helen works hands on with K-12 teachers and graduate students in the Rossier School of Education at USC to transfer her fMRI brain research into practice as it happens. Mary Helen argues that for her research to be complete she must find a way to partner with ethnographic researchers in the field, in the classroom, and on the ground where the real learning takes place. Theatre Educators and Theatre Artists working in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences, both in performance environments and in classrooms, are excited to join with our research colleagues in Social Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology in seeking greater understandings and outcomes for our children and teens in their quest to survive (self), to empathize (bond, socialize, master moral reasoning, belong), to achieve (education and culture), and to create (to move others to experience and understand new perspectives) in a rapidly expanding sociologically and technologically complex world. Sponsored by the Children’s Theatre Association of America. Keynote session presented in coordination with the American Alliance for Theatre & Education’s Annual National Conference, Denver, Colorado (August 1, 2014)+ More details
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