The Actor and the Camera, Paperback Book


A practical guide for any young actor wanting to work on screen, which provides an accessible introduction to the worlds of film and TV. Drawing on a successful lifetime career in front of the camera, Denis Lawson offers a guided tour of the film or TV set from day one, explaining and illustrating: - the various members and functions of the crew, from the director of photography down to the clapper loader - readthroughs and rehearsals (if there are any!) - how to hit your mark and get your eyeline right - the actor's involvement in post-production. Directly addressing and engaging with the reader, the book offers encouragement and enlightenment, providing an invaluable array of tips and inside knowledge for coping with what can be a daunting operation for a hopeful young actor. With a Foreword by Ewan McGregor.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Nick Hern Books
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  • Category: Acting techniques
  • ISBN: 9781848423459

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