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Parks & Rec Actress Mara Marini Shares #BTS Secrets and Acting Tips
Canadian actress and comedian, Mara Marini, best known for her role of Brandi Marxxxx on the NBC Comedy, Parks & Recreation, shares what goes on behind-the-scenes of a television set, her advice to upcoming actors and projects she currently has in the works.
Published on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:51 PM
Movie Marketing Strategies for Filmmakers and Production
As anyone who’s ever worked on a movie knows, there’s a lot that goes into it. The average person usually has no idea what it takes to create a good film. Filming, acting, and production are just the beginning, of course. Filmmakers need help with financing, producing, promotion, and marketing.
Published on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 10:00 AM
Oliver Hollis-Leick on Motion Capture Demands & its Future
Oliver Hollis-Leick, the Founder of The Mocap Vaults, is a 13-year mocap acting veteran who has worked on over 80 video game and movie titles, with roles in such films as “Iron Man 2,” “Stardust,” “Total Recall,” “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” “Godzilla,” “Hercules,” “Fred Clause,” among many others. Hollis-Leick shares his thoughts about the specific creative skills motion capture demands and how software tools like iPi Motion Capture is helping change how motion capture content is created.
Published on Thursday, August 13, 2015 10:00 AM
The Big Screen Gets a Dose of Virtual Reality
Tanna Frederick, award-winning actress of film and theater, is ready to show off Defrost, a 360-degree Virtual Reality movie, with the world. The movie is one of the first of its kind, using Samsung Gear VR Goggles to create an immersive, emotional experience for viewers. Frederick describes the production of the film, what it's like to acting in a virtual reality film and Oculus technology.
Published on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 10:00 AM
Secrets to Web Series Success
Writing, producing, and acting in her own web series, Redheads Anonymous, has Elisabeth Ness pretty busy these days. But she takes the time to discuss a few do's and dont's for web series success, and how she made hers an overnight success.
Published on Thursday, September 3, 2015 10:55 AM
How to Direct Non-Professional Actors
We all want to work on films and commercial productions where we have the budget and the creative that allows for casting calls, talent agents and professional actors to deliver inspired performances. But in reality many creative concepts these days call for "real talent," another way of saying using real people vs. professional actors. After years of experience working with and without professional actors as talent, I have found that despite having non-pros as actors, you can still evoke great performances. In fact, when a good directing job is achieved, you may find the real-person performance is the most authentic, from-the-heart acting on camera. And if anything, directing non-professionals is great practice in a more forgiving environment for your directing skills.
Published on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 10:00 AM
Avoid Making These 3 Frightening Mistakes During Production
As a writer, producer, and actor, I’ve seen and experienced a few scary things over the years. As the amount of independent films, web-series, and shorts being made increases, it’s a great time to review some basic things to make your production less frightening and more professional, from producing, to acting, to being a member of the crew.
Published on Monday, October 17, 2016 11:20 AM
5 Ways to Land Your Dream Role NOW
Award-winning screenwriter and former talent agent Lisa Edwards knows a thing or two about what it takes to get into the world of acting. Her success as as owner and Company Director of Melbourne entertainment agency, VisionsMCP, led to other outstanding opportunities such as co-writing an award-winning screenplay, LIMBO. Now she's diving into the world through the eyes of a talent agent and talks what it takes to land that next big role.
Published on Monday, August 31, 2015 12:31 PM
The Other Side of the Lens: Close-up with Cortney Palm
Typically, we like to touch on the behind-the-scenes production on different movie sets, but we had the opportunity recently to touch on the other side of production — the acting. We talked to Cortney Palm, who quickly gained acclaim in the film industry with her titular role in Sushi Girl, catapulting her into other lead roles such as Daniela in Tourbillon and Zoe in the comedy-horror (with a viral trailer) Zombeavers.
Published on Friday, April 6, 2018 3:28 PM
Women In Film: Triple Threat Jessica Sonneborn Talks Her Journey "in the Biz"
Jessica Sonneborn is an American actress, writer, director and stunt double, who you may recognize from her starring roles in Bloody Bloody Bible Camp and Dorothy and the Witches of Oz. But aside from being a highly sought after horror actress, she tapped into her interest in filmmaking and has landed her additional titles such as Producer and Director. She talked exclusively about her experience in "the biz."
Published on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 9:30 AM
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