1/27/2016 0 Comments
By John Swanbeck
From John's latest "Backstage" column...
"The good news about the digital filmmaking revolution is that actors and filmmakers no longer need to rise through the ranks of filmmaking to make their films. The bad news is that actors and filmmakers no longer need to rise through the ranks of filmmaking to make their films. Why is it bad news? It's bad news because aspiring actors and filmmakers no longer learn how to create cinematic performances from experienced actors and filmmakers who have risen through the ranks before them. The result is a generation of actors and filmmakers who are, generally speaking, ill-equipped to create cinematically compelling performances on film. They can discuss scenes, beats, moments, how to play scenes, and how to connect with characters. What they can't do, generally speaking, is make a performance cinematic."
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