ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Performing Arts / Acting & Auditioning

Secrets of Screen Acting

| £29.95 | €33.69 | Ca$48.60 | Au$47.96
by Patrick Tucker
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Secrets of Screen Acting by Patrick Tucker

When it was first published in 1993, Secrets of Screen Acting broke new ground in explaining how acting for the camera is different from acting on stage. Reaction time is altered, physical timing and placement are reconceived, and the proportions of the digital frame itself become the measure of all things, so the director must conceptualize each image in terms of this new rectangle and actors must 'fit' into the frame. Based on a revolutionary non-Method approach to acting, this book shows what actually works: how an actor, an announcer--anyone working in front of the cameras--gives excellent performances on screen.

Instead of starting with what is real and trying to wrestle that onto the screen, Patrick Tucker explains how to work with the realities of a shoot and work from there towards the real. His step-by-step guide to the elements of effective screen acting is an extension and explanation of a lifetime of work in the field, containing over 50 acting exercises and the tried-and-tested Screen Acting Checklist.

As well as being completely updated to cover new techniques, film references and insights, this third edition now includes a set of Film Clip Time Codes for each film. These not only itemise the films discussed in each chapter, but also pinpoint the precise moments where each example can be found so that students, teachers, and professional actors can refer to them quickly and easily.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 651206

Ebook Details
Pages: 254
Size: 8.4 MB
Publisher: Routledge
Date published:   2014
ISBN: 9781317579649 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Performing Arts
Nonfiction > Performing Arts > Theater
Nonfiction > Performing Arts > Acting & Auditioning

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Art
Nonfiction > Performing Arts
Nonfiction > Performing Arts > Theater
Nonfiction > Mathematics > Probability & Statistics
Nonfiction > Science > Philosophy & Social Aspects
Nonfiction > Technology > Social Aspects
Nonfiction > Performing Arts > Acting & Auditioning

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2016