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Essential acting concepts
Essential acting concepts
Essential acting concepts
Essential acting concepts
Essential acting concepts
Essential acting concepts
Essential acting concepts
Essential acting concepts
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Essential acting concepts
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  • 1. L4 Character Performance and Believability
  • 2. 7 Essential Acting Concepts
    • Thinking tends to lead to conclusions
    • Emotion leads to action
  • 3. 7 Essential Acting Concepts
    • Acting is reacting. Acting is doing
    • Every action has a reaction & every reaction has a action
  • 4. 7 Essential Acting Concepts
    • Character needs an objective
  • 5. 7 Essential Acting Concepts
    • Character should play and action until something happens to make him play a different action
  • 6.
    • All action begins with movement
  • 7.
    • Empathy
    • Audience empathise with emotion
  • 8.
    • A scene is a negotiation
    • - Conflict is essential
    • - Conflict with another character
    • - Conflict with himself (moral issues)
    • - Conflict with the situation
  • 9. Theatrical Reality Regular Reality
    • Observe how people act on a daily basis
    • Observe how actors play on screen
    • In animation, you would need to emphasise an action through gestures
  • 10. Action Defines the Character
    • How does his action portrays personality?
    • How would the character act if he is nervous? proud? happy? sad?
  • 11.
    • Keep an RVJ.
    • Collect visual references incl. drawing for character design, evaluate designs and acting
    • Act! in front of the camera
    • Planning storyboard

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