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Film acting is one of the only industries where you're criticized for working hard. In any other industry, it's considered a quality and something to behold.
The only people who have doubts about the sincerity of my music are people who come to it relatively late, off the back of having seen me in a film. Acting is about being other people, and music is about being myself.
You can see all sorts of things in film acting if you know where to look and what to look for. One thing I often notice is that the actor is looking for his mark, the place where he has to stand to be in the right place in the shot.
And film acting is incredibly tedious, just by its nature. It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow.
Here is something no real celebrity will ever tell you: film acting is not very fun. Doing the same thing over and over again until, in the director's eyes, you 'get it right' does not allow for very much creative freedom... In terms of sheer adrenaline, film has absolutely nothing on theater.
Film acting is really the trick of doing moments. You rarely do a take that lasts more than 20 seconds. You really earn your spurs acting onstage. I needed to do that for myself. I would hate to say at the end of everything that I never did a stage play.
The difference - the fundamental difference between theater acting and film acting is that film acting is disjunctive.
Reviews about film acting are very... tricky, because movies are such a collaborative thing.
The foundation for film acting is stage acting.
Film acting has been a very pure experience, because you have to give the purest form of yourself as an artist.
That's the thing about film acting and television acting. You just release yourself and do what is true for the moment, and ignore everybody and everything and all the technical razzmatazz that goes on.
I had a really great experience so far with film acting. And most experiences from most actors, I've heard, are not like this. But I want a career that has many disciplines and many options.
Juilliard definitely emphasizes the theater. They don't train - at all really - for film acting. It's mostly process-oriented, pretty much for the stage.
Film acting, if you don't play the lead, you come, and you do your scenes in a few days, and you act with a couple of colleagues. All the rest of the actors you never see, and you don't even meet many of them. And you don't know what will happen with what you've done. Maybe it will be in the film, maybe it will not.
Max von Sydow
Every time I've crossed to a new level of film acting, the film has been a breakthrough project.
Absolutely, 'Rabbit Hole' gave me a nice first introduction into film acting.
I don't have any plans to pursue film acting. It's not my thing anymore, if it ever was. Yes, I do still act sometimes. But when I do, it's with people I know and trust, people who respect me as a person and appreciate what I have to offer.
I've had plenty of lessons about film acting and theatre acting.
Television and film acting is really fun because you are working with other people and you are not completely responsible for the outcome of the project.
I was mainly a stage actor. I found film acting mechanical, because it was so technical - there was so much technique with the lamps and the movements of the camera.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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