Acting for Film & Television
A Screen Acting Workshop
A comprehensive training course in screen acting by an internationally renowned teacher and acting coach who has worked with actors of all backgrounds and experience - from drama school students to Hollywood stars. Includes a 90 minute DVD. Softcover, 256 pp. $37.95.
Acting in Television Commercials for Fun and Profit
Squire Fridell, the self proclaimed king of TV commercials, distills four decades of commercial acting experience in this comprehensive guide that has been indispensible to aspiring TV commercial actors since 1980. This fully updated 4th edition gives the lowdown on how online and digital technologies have changed the industry. Softcover, 260 pp. $15.95.
Acting in the Million Dollar Minute: The Sequel
The Art of Acting in Television Commercials
Tom Logan, author of How to Act & Eat at the Same Time,
here narrows his lens to focus specifically on acting in commercials.
The advice he offers -- compiled from thousands of comments from
hundreds of casting directors, directors, and producers, and pared down
into one concise book -- gives
the actor a complete sense of what industry professionals on the
of the camera expect from a commercial actor during auditions. Softcover,
244 pp. $18.95.
The Actor's Survival Guide: How to make your way in Hollywood
Jon S. Robbins
As a handbook, the Actor's Survival Guide provides a compilation of the most current professional resource information: maps, charts, appendices, documents, and glossaries. Topical information is organized to anticipate the reader's questions. As a guidebook, it provides an insider's experiences of living and working within the Hollywood film and television industry that few college programs teach and that would take a Hollywood newcomer years to learn on his or her own. This advice should be helpful to all aspiring actors with Hollywood on their minds. Softcover, 200 pp. $23.95.
Action! Professional Acting for Film and Television
Multiple award-winning producer and leading teacher of acting Robert
Benedetti offers a no-nonsense, detailed, and clearly structured
approach to the fundamentals of acting for the camera. Benedetti uses the
same approach he has employed in writing and teaching for nearly forty
years -- defining underlying principles, presenting them in a logically
sequential program of development, and providing experiential exercises
to help future, as well as experienced, actors shine in film and television.
Softcover, 210 pp. $19.95.
The Eight Characters of Comedy: A Guide to Sitcom Acting and Writing
This is a 'how-to' guide for actors and writers who want to break into the
world of situation comedy. Renowned acting coach Scott Sedita will teach you
how to break down a comedy script, identify different types of jokes and deliver
them with comedic precision. You will learn about sitcom history, specific
sitcom auditioning techniques and how to market yourself in this competitive
industry. Softcover, 243 pp. $21.95.
Film and Television Acting
A practical, problem-solving approach to acting for film and television.
This book analyzes the differences between theatre, film and television
acting and provides the theatre-trained student with solid techniques
for creating a natural, believable performance for film and television.
Thoroughly revised and updated, it uses all new examples and exercises
and includes new interviews with well-known actors to help illustrate
how they apply their training and technique. Softcover, 157 pp.
Acting is Everything: An Actor's Guidebook for a Successful Career in Los
In this 11th Gold Classic Edition, Judy Kerr will guide you toward
fulfilling your dreams, giving you important information about developing
the actor inside you. Softcover, 644 pp. $35.95.
How To Rehearse When There Is No Rehearsal
This book on the subject of how to act, based on Ms. Spivak's forty
years of acting, coaching, and teaching classes, provides a step-by-step
system for quickly analyzing and creating a character. Her innovative
approach can be applied even in the short time an actor has to prepare
for auditions and, as is so often the case today, for many film and
television performances. Softcover, 280 pp. $24.95.
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