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Directing child actors

Directing child actors: Creating a Short Film: 04 Working with Actors
Directing child actors: Creating a Short Film: 04 Working with Actors

Directing child actors can be challenging, but also quite fulfilling. Children are often less aware of subtle nuances of human behavior, and are more prone to over rehearse, which can lead to performances that feel flat and not genuine. We had a host of acting challenges on The Assurance short film because we had a child protagonist. Those are explored in this tutorial.

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Skill Level Intermediate
1h 49m
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Filmmaking Video Video Pre-Production

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