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You Can Act on Camera: Insider Tips for Delivering a Great Performance Every Time Paperback – February 1, 2016
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D. W. Brown is the author of the acclaimed acting instructional book You Can Act: A Complete Guide for Actors, as well as the compilation 2500 Years of Wisdom. In addition to directing numerous theatri-cal productions, he wrote and directed the feature film On the Inside (starring Olivia Wilde and Nick Stahl), and the short films One Clean Move, Chloe, The Need for Flowers, and Wrapper. Mr. Brown has personally coached and trained such talent as Robin Wright, Leslie Mann, Olivia Wilde, Keanu Reeves, and Sam Raimi, and led seminars with Sean Penn, Sydney Pollack, Anthony Hopkins, Halle Berry, and Susan Sarandon. He is the head instructor of Los Angeles’s premier acting school, The Joanne Bar-on/D.W. Brown Studio (www.baronbrown.com), which has been honored by such speakers as Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, and Pulitzer-winning dramatists John Patrick Shanley and David Mamet, as well as many other luminaries. He scuba dives, sculpts, his favorite in-door place is The Louvre, and his favorite outdoor place is Maui.
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By D. W. Brown
Insider Tips for Delivering a Great Performance, Every Time
Here's another must-read title from Michael Wiese Productions In this book, a companion piece to the author of the acclaimed book, You Can Act: A Complete Guide for Actors, states“…an actor and a camera have a special relationship and the conditions for recording a performance have their own unique challenges.” He fills this important and detailed book with 32 principles of Acting on Camera, An Actor’s Manifesto, and many other examples of the challenges a film actor may face during the shoot, and with well-thought out solutions and advice in this easy-to-follow book. It is an acting insider’s guide to getting the best performance from yourself, for the film’s director, as well as for the ultimate success of the film, and for your future career as an actor who can be trusted to be relied upon, no matter the character he or she plays, or the circumstances of a film production.