Screen Acting – Hardcover

39.95 $

How to Succeed in Motion Pictures and Television


An invaluable handbook for persons in the performing arts. It covers in detail:

  • Securing an agent
  • Selecting a drama school
  • Presenting your talents before the people handling the casting calls
  • Auditions and screen tests
  • TV commercial work
  • Extra work
  • Unions
  • What to seek in contract negotiations
  • Compiling audition materials
  • Overcoming camera nerves

Screen Acting should be in the personal library of every performer, producer, casting director, agent, drama teacher and dramatic critic. Applauded in Hollywood as one of the best and most comprehensive books written on screen acting.

This compendium is three books in one, covering personal presentation, acting development and performance for the camera. There are techiques for screen naturalism, characterisation, speech improvement, script analysis and memorization, as well as tips on acting from screen stars and directors. It also analyses the various theories of acting from classic techniques to the Stanislavski’s system.

Author: Brian Adams
ISBN: 0958951209

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