Why Subtext is Important for the Director

Judith Weston, author of “Directing Actors,” in a skype video conference with directing students at Tisch Asia/Singapore on Jan 28 2010 responds to the question, Why is it important for filmmakers to understand Subtext? She discusses the importance of knowing “what the script is about” using the movie “Forrest Gump” as an example, and referencing Sidney Lumet’s book “Making Movies.”Read More

Script Breakdown: Script and Scene Analysis

Peter D. Marshal breaks down what an actor needs to do when breaking down a script. …here are many facets of a actor’s prep on any film or TV show – from location scouts and creative meetings to casting and scheduling. But the first, and most important part of your job, is to understand the Read MoreRead More

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