The Origins of Acting and “The Method”

Trace the origins of acting technique by following the roots of theater going back all the way to the Ancient Greeks, through the Italian Renaissance and finally to the psychological approaches of the 20th Century under the term “Method” This course is sponsored by RØDE Microphones You may have noticed our new intro, here’s a Read MoreRead More

How Directors can help Inexperienced Talent Move on Film

Working with inexperienced actors takes a little bit more patience – here’s a few tips when working with newbies. Learning how to work with talent is a skill that takes years to hone. In the corporate world, casting talent can range from setting up auditions to hiring actual employees to play roles. Employees can give Read MoreRead More

Harold Lloyd: The Silent Era’s Underdog

Harold Lloyd was a master at playing the plucky underdog trying to win The Job and The Girl—both onscreen and off. Posterity may have proclaimed Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton the greater artists by a narrow margin. But amongst comedians of the silent era, no one more purely identified the American spirit for contemporary audiences Read MoreRead More

Original Cadence A conversation with DIANE KEATON

Will McCrabb conducts an interview with the legend Diane Keaton – talking about her early mentors, Woody Allen’s transformation, The Godfather and life in the movies. There has been a great deal of talk in the industry of late about the inequality of Women in film, by virtue of pay, ageism and the lack of Read MoreRead More

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