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The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera by John Howard Swain

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Chapter 27

A Few Last Things

MAKE SURE YOU STAY POSITIVE

Your audition starts before you walk into the casting director’s office and ends after you get back on the street. If the casting director asks how you are, you’re great. It doesn’t matter if your husband just ran away with his secretary or your cat just died; you’re great. You can cry about your divorce later. You can mourn your cat another day. You have three to five minutes to get them to like you enough to call you back. Don’t blow it by indulging in the melodrama of your life.

MAKE SURE YOU STAY IN RELATIONSHIP

Make sure you have done as much of the homework as you can before you get in front of the camera. Once you’re in front of the camera, your major task is to stay in ...

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