Tag : script reading

5 years, 8 months ago 0
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A post with amazing nuggets of gold for everyone – focussing on the effects of an unrehearsed reading of a scene from my script.  This should be useful for writers and directors.  And script readers.  And actors.  And warehouse managers.   I’ve just got back from a break in Wales, where I spent some of […]

5 years, 9 months ago 1
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Previous parts here: 1) Basic ways a director can help an actor. 2) How actors will analyse your script (and why you need to know this). 3) Actors and script analysis (continued). 4) Auditions (and how writers/directors can help).   First Performance. Okay, the grand premiere – after a few weeks of writing about being […]

5 years, 9 months ago 3
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Previous parts here: 1) Basic ways a director can help an actor. 2) How actors will analyse your script (and why you need to know this). 3) Actors and script analysis (continued). Auditions. In two days I’ve been on both sides of the auditions process and I think some of the things I’ve learned should […]

5 years, 10 months ago 0
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Script Analysis for actors (‘What is said about your character’) For the past couple of weeks I’ve been learning about script analysis for actors.  If you’ve not read the previous post in this series – shame on you – I’m taking some acting classes at ITV West, with the aim that a better understanding of […]

5 years, 11 months ago 2
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(GUEST POST from Catherine, in response to ‘Feedback‘) I am not a writer. I am the person who wrote ‘Painful.  Dull.  Boring.’ at the top of several pages of Alex’s script when he first asked for feedback.  I am also his girlfriend. I am not someone that likes/dislikes. I tend more towards intensely loving or […]

5 years, 11 months ago 0
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You’re not a writer, of any sort, unless that writing ends up in front of other people.  All  art is communication (and screenwriting is an art), and while communicating with yourself is a noble pursuit it’s not likely to pay the rent. There are three main reasons why people don’t seek feedback on their work: […]