The 12 Skills of a Film Actor

Each week, we learn about and practice the 12 Skills that are critical for any film actor to be successful and get recurring work. These skills must become second nature before you step on set or you are sure to create frustration in the director, crew and your fellow actors. These skills will help you to get work and to be 100% professional in the whirlwind environment of a film set.

• Memorization
• Character development
• Internalization
• Interpretation
• Emotional continuity
• Dialogue pacing
• Action pacing
• Physical continuity
• Mark awareness
• Camera awareness
• Set etiquette
• Casting essentials