We often think of the director as the master storyteller, guiding the cast and crew towards one unified vision. While much of the responsibility of crafting this vision falls on the director, the line can be come blurry between the director’s work and the actor’s responsibility. For the actor, much of his
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As independent filmmakers, we need to use the resources we have available. Often times, those limitations extend to actors. While it would be great if we could afford to hire SAG-AFTRA actors from a top agency for our projects, the reality is that we are forced to work with amateurs.
The set is a busy, stressful place to work. You’ve spent weeks, if not months preparing for each shooting day, and when it arrives you have to create art out of chaos. There are a thousand things that can go wrong. Crew members call in sick, a breaker pops, location owners get demanding,