Intro to Acting for Film

Intro - Theory
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Film Co-op Members: 
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Clem McIntosh
NB Film Co-op
New Brunswick
Workshop Description: 

(Elective Workshop)

This workshop will cover the basics of acting for film and television and will cover;

- A brief summary of some of the popular methods of acting
- The differences between acting for film, acting for theater and acting for videogames.
- How to break down a script to make it truthful to you. (with a provided script)
- Finding Subtext
- Camera technique (tips for hitting your marks, playing to the camera, how to remain focused and in the moment).
- Preparation, relaxation and warm up techniques.
- Audition ettiquette and how to deal with nerves.
- What to expect on set.
- Tips on how to self tape.
- Tips on how to find work.

Instructor's Biography: 
Clem has been performing for over 20 years, appearing in Theatre, Film and Television shows including; Boardwalk Empire, The Path, Broad City, Nurses and Master of None to name a few. He is also accomplished in voicework, and has voiced commercials for many brands including Geico, Finish, American Century Investments and more. Recently, he has delved deeper into the world of motion capture and has lent his voice and body to a variety of characters in Rockstar's; Red Dead Redemption 2 and 2K Games; Mafia: Definitive Edition. He is also the co-founder of the successful Toronto based theatre company; Leroy Street alongside Anne van Leeuwen and is the owner of Uldra Films, where he frequently directs and produces his own work, including the nationally released comedy Ghost Team starring Jon Heder, Justin Long and Amy Sedaris.
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