Seminar: the Camera filming the actor
During this intensive course, we go deeper into the technical understanding of camera filming. It is fundamental that actors understand that camera movements and shots are not only in the interest of the director in making a film. The understanding and the sense of endless possibilities offering a multitude of variations must also exist in the actor’s creative process, working on the expressive formation of his character. The actor must be able to feel the need for a given position of the camera at any time whilst playing the part, just as theatrical actors feel that at a certain point, whilst acting, need to make a particularly broad gesture, moving towards the proscenium or climbing two steps of the stage construction. The actor must understand that it is precisely for these camera movements that the indispensable pathos that leads from informal naturalism to the work of art is created. We will come to understand how to make the camera our friend rather than our foes, as a key object that will make it possible to strengthen our expressiveness rather than limit it. We will then learn how to carry out these two fundamental moments in a clear and concise manner:
- The possession and subordination of acting through the creativity of editing
- The absorption of the part and its transformation into an organic and unitary image.
At the end of the seminar, each participant will be able to see play backs of scenes acted out during the course. Limited number of participants.