Flashcards in Acting Chapter 10 Deck (19):
The talent agencies which assemble “deal packages” have usurped some of the power of the big studios in determining what films are made and who stars in them. True or False?
An ensemble refers to the cast of a film with a number of leading roles as opposed to any one starring role dominating the others. True or False?
Most authentic movie stars – those who have enjoyed long, successful careers – project essential qualities of their own personalities on the screen. True or False?
Good acting involves which of the following?
Getting to know the deepest qualities of the character’s personality
The Method acting of Lee Strasbourg in New York City involved what?
Doing a behaviour so that it starts to seep inside is known as what?
The Stanslavski Method
The three types of actors are what?
Impersonators, Interpreters, Commentators and Personality Actors
Who would make the worst substitute actor for Clint Eastwood?
Which of these directors is said to have treated actors like cattle?
There is general agreement among critics and directors that the actor’s role in film should be what?
A subordinate role, one of many elements to make a great film
The type of actor who uses sustained, intense dialogue and projects an emotional and psychological depth is called what?
The voice is the chief instrument of expression for whom?
What are Actors whose primary “talent” is to be themselves?
An audience’s response to an actor depends on what?
Their likability of the characters they play
Actors who are cast as friends, adversaries, employers, employees, or foils to the major stars and provide a sounding board for them are called what?
Supporting players/ actors
Actors of the same gender are generally cast with what idea?
Coloring, built, height and voice quality
Actors who assume a wide variety of characters who have little in common with each other are called what?
How is the casting of extras done?
Casting director goes to the shooting location in advance and carefully picks the right people to be his/her extras