In this candid interview from MakingOf, Sean Penn discusses staying up all night to make movies in high school with his brother, how acting is like restoring an old Corvette, and, the importance of finding your own voice and refilling the tank.Read More
Actor Morgan Freeman and director Ed Zwick at the AFI campus discussing the film GLORY with AFI Fellows in April 2011. In this clip Freeman discusses the craft of acting and how good actors must “be true” to their characters by immersing themselves in the role.Read More
Actor John Turturro describes the typically awkward experience of acting in sex scenes. Turturro recalls two stories as examples: one in featuring Kate Winslet and James Gandolfini in Romance & Cigarettes, a film he directed, and another between himself and actress Emily Watson for the movie The Luzhin Defence.Read More
Headshot photographer Peter Hurley invites the Fstoppers team into his NYC studio for a behind the scenes video of how he photographs his clients. Check out his unique approach to headshot photography and his latest projects including the cast and crew of LOST! Read More
For some first time directors, the world of the actor is a foreign place full of strange words like “motivation”. Here’s a breakdown of some of the terms an actor must think about when they are preparing for a scene.
The New York Times put together this video gallery of 14 of today’s most iconic actors acting in small vignettes. The videos were shot by Solve Sundsbo, a Norwegian fashion photographer. The music was composed by Canadian musician Owen Pallett.Read More