Reading the callboard â€œCasting female lead, late 20s.â€ â€œCasting mother of lead. Mid-30s.â€ Is this film or porn? You just want hot chicks without any reference to reality? I mean, how often do 7 year olds have babies?
Archive | December, 2008
On set of indie film #3 Set up for a take. Lighting set, actors ready. We’re shooting in a neighborhood. The location scout had no way of knowing that the neighbor halfway down the street would start a woodworking project at 7:00 in the morning on a week day. But the neighbor […]
On camera for indie feature #2. Here’s an example of a not-actor not-doing her not-job. Because she’s not an actor; she’s a line-sayer. She’s only on screen because she has nice tits and good enunciation. She has no emotional depth. Oh, I shouldn’t rant before I tell the story. So, Actor Midge (playing […]
On camera for an indie feature. Two characters sitting in the kitchen peeling potatoes and talking about the husband of one of them. They get to the end of the â€œtext,â€ as we call it. The dialogue, the lines, the scene, the script, the shooting script, the end of the scene, okay, okay. Actors […]
In the trailer with Laurie In between scenes. She is playing a character who is about to find out her son is dead. I am not in this next scene; so, I am eating potato chips and watching Laurie prep. She is rolling on the floor, moaning, sobbing, grasping her stomach, crying her eyes out […]