Today's tip is regarding your character preparation in scene play. There are some simple questions to go over when preparing. The tricky part is to keep those background information that you thoughtfully put together in mind and playing towards them but still being able to react to what your acting partner(s) offer(s) you. Before entering [...]
In times of smartphones, non-stop connectedness and social media information overload, most of us stare at our phones to bridge time gaps. Me, I try to eliminate this habit whenever possible by setting offline time episodes (even days) and taking along a book wherever I go. Initially, spare time is well used and a dependancy [...]
Mirroring is a great exercise for not only working on your visual sense and your attentive concentration, but also on getting to know your acting partner and be attuned to one another. You can gain a lot of information about a person through his/her movements and choice of movements. Here is how mirroring works: Stand [...]
Before starting to play a scene, you should warm up. There are multiple methods to make your face and eyes be more awake and to really be more expressive. Especially in camera acting, your facial expression is crucial. The camera sees everything. Here is an easy tip for your face to come to life and ready to [...]
In the art of acting, your body is your instrument. Before you can use your body as means to an end -- which is embodying a character --, you need to feel good about yourself first and also be able to move freely and comfortably. So there are two aspects that you have to be [...]
Howdy dear readers, As I picked back up on one of my greatest passions and hobbies acting this year, I decided to 1. use enchanting notions as kind of my acting diary, writing down techniques, methods and tips to look them up whenever I need to, and 2. share them with all of you who might be totally [...]
This movie.. is more than any Hollywood lover could ever have wished for. You normally only feel this kind of energy in a concert hall. What I experienced in the screening of La La Land was a movie theater filled with people who felt and expressed the same feelings at exact same instants, taking in all the fervor the movie [...]
La la land makes history with 14 nominations which until now was only accomplished by "All About Eve" and "Titanic".