Acting for Film
by Cathy Haase
Aspiring film and television actors will discover exercises for relaxing the face to achieve maximum expressiveness; maintaining proper eye focus in front of the camera and conveying the "beats" of a scene, even in the shortest takes. They'll also learn tested techniques for adapting to the styles of different directors; modulating voice and breath for maximum effect; prep...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Allworth Press
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I just started Cathy Haase's "Acting for Film," as part of my personal research project before my first film acting gig this month. After getting cast in an independent film this summer I've been trying to prepare myself for the transition from theater acting training to film and have found Haase's book to come from that perspective as well. I'm hoping to find some good tips before we shoot!