Acting for Television
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 other
of the camera expect from a commercial actor during auditions. Softcover,
244 pp. $14.95.
Scott Sedita's Guide to Making It in Hollywood
Tapping into his 25 years of experience in the business, renowned acting coach, author and TV personality Scott Sedita breaks down the Three Steps to Success -- Talent, Confidence, Perseverence -- and shows how these elements work together to build a successful acting career. Softcover, 255 pp. $23.95.
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.
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.
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
underlying principles, presenting them in a logically sequential
program of development, and providing experiential exercises to help
well as experienced, actors shine in film and television.
Softcover, 210 pp. $23.95.
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. $19.95.
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 for the Camera: Revised edition
A book for all actors on how to adapt their craft to the needs of the camera
and how to make it in TV or film acting, with scores of insights, techniques,
and practical advice from pros in the field. $18.95.
The Art of Film Acting
This guide for actors and directors, written by teaching veteran Comey, discusses
both the purely technical aspect of film acting (hitting your mark, working with
stand-ins, cold-reading, etc.), and the more intangible aspects of good acting
in general. A valuable, concise, cut-to-the-core guide book. Softcover, $30.50.
99 Film Scenes for Actors
Actors will find emotionally-charged scenes from big studio megahits and small
gems from acclaimed independent films. $9.99.
Secrets of Screen Acting, 2nd ed.
Using anecdotes and specially commissioned drawings, this book illustrates
points, concisely defining the differences between stage and screen, and between
film and television. Includes a wealth of exercises that help the beginner
and expert alike to improve. $24.95.
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