Acting For The Camera: Revised Edition

Paperback | May 29, 1997

byBarr, Tony

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Culled from Tony Barr's 40 years' experience as a performer, director and acting teacher in Hollywood, this highly praised handbook provides readers with the practical knowledge they need when performing in front of the camera. This updated edition includes plenty of new exercises for honing on-camera skills; additional chapters on imagination and movement; and fresh material on character development, monologues, visual focus, playing comedy and working with directors. Inside tips on the studio system and acting guilds make it particularly helpful for people new to the business, and numerous anecdotes from actors such as Morgan Freeman and Anthony Hopkins and examples from current movies illustrate its many lessons. It is perfect for acting classes, workshops, all actors who work in front of the camera -- and all those who want to.

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Culled from Tony Barr's 40 years' experience as a performer, director, and acting teacher in Hollywood, this updated edition of a highly praised handbook includes many new exercises for honing on-camera skills. Inside tips and numerous anecdotes from established actors such as Morgan Freeman and Anthony Hopkins make it essential readin...

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Culled from Tony Barr's 40 years' experience as a performer, director and acting teacher in Hollywood, this highly praised handbook provides readers with the practical knowledge they need when performing in front of the camera. This updated edition includes plenty of new exercises for honing on-camera skills; additional chapters on im...

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Culled from Tony Barr's 40 years' experience as a performer, director and acting teacher in Hollywood, this highly praised handbook provides readers with the practical knowledge they need when performing in front of the camera. This updated edition includes plenty of new exercises for honing on-camera skills; additional chapters on ima...

Tony Barr conducts acting seminars throughout the United States and Canada, and lives in Los Angeles, CA.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.86 inPublished:May 29, 1997Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0060928190

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Culled from Tony Barr's 40 years' experience as a performer, director, and acting teacher in Hollywood, this updated edition of a highly praised handbook includes many new exercises for honing on-camera skills. Inside tips and numerous anecdotes from established actors such as Morgan Freeman and Anthony Hopkins make it essential reading for aspiring actors as well as seasoned stars. 68 photos.

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"A first-class book for the beginner and refreshing review for any pro." (Los Angeles Times)