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Changing the action verb

Changing the action verb: Creating a Short Film: 04 Working with Actors
Changing the action verb: Creating a Short Film: 04 Working with Actors

As actors endeavor to obtain the scene objectives for their characters, they can add variation to their method for obtaining their objectives by adjusting the action verb they use. Action verbs describe actor motivation and are great tools for directors directing acting performances. As actors alter their action verbs in a scene, it forces their scene partners to change their reactions as well.

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Skill Level Intermediate
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Filmmaking Video Video Pre-Production

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