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Acting is an ability that requires constant practice and never-ending learning. The road to becoming a successful actor isn’t a simple one, it is filled with a lot of struggle and hardships. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t reach your goal. The path may be difficult but with practice, you can reach your end goal and become a successful actor. This article discusses four acting tips you can use to practice acting from home.…

OTT or Over the top platforms have taken up the place in our lives that cable television did a few years ago. In the contemporary world, people do not have the time to sit in front of their television sets all the time. Most people, especially young professionals spend a major part of their day either at work or commuting for work. This does not leave them with the time that they need to watch…

There are broadly two kinds of actors: One, who have made their mark upon the industry, and second, those who are still struggling. Have you ever wondered what makes an actor’s performance iconic in a movie? Why some actors can bedazzle their audiences with the characters they play on screen while others simply struggle to do so? Well, the answer is simple: method acting.  If you are an aspiring actor or already in the industry,…

Acting is an art that requires us to be confident, be it on or off the screen. There is a significant difference between acting in front of a camera and acting on stage. If we were to describe the difference in one word, it would be ‘retakes.’ The privilege of retakes does not exist when you perform live. While shooting for an ad or a movie, there is a camera and the crew. In other…

Education in filmmaking can definitely up your game as a budding artist. Of course, it is an art that relies heavily on one’s creativity, education in the field can make it easier. The industry values those with experience or proof of knowledge, and a course in film direction gives you just that. Not only do you get a chance to do fieldwork, but also build your portfolio along the way. If you are wondering how…

Actors are placed on a metaphorical pedestal. They are portrayed as flawless creatures, role models, a yardstick by which the rest of the population is measured. Needless to say, these are highly inaccurate and unrealistic notions. But thanks to pop culture, actors often crumble under the burden of appearing picture-perfect. Critics tend to make headlines out of the slightest cracks in their persona and the word spreads quickly. This is only the tip of an…

Improvisation, or “improv” for short, in a performance consists of comedic sketches and scenarios which are made completely in the moment, without the help of a script. A performer immediately formulates an act, plot and dialogues without a rehearsal. Improv has to be unexpected, spontaneous and candid. The ability to work with any situation thrown at an actor, add humorous elements in different characters and to simply adapt will make one a versatile actor or…