I'll Be in My Trailer
The Creative Wars Between Directors and ActorsBook - 2006
"What do you do when actors won't do what you tell them to? Remembering his own awkwardness and terror as a beginning director working with actors who always had their own ideas, director John Badham (Saturday Night Fever, WarGames, Stakeout, The Shield) has a bookload of knowledge to pass along in this inspired and insightful must-read for films fans as well as actors and directors at all levels of their craft." "Here are no-holds-barred out-of-school tales culled from celebrated top directors and actors like Sydney Pollack, Michael Mann, John Frankenheimer, Mel Gibson, James Woods, Anne Bancroft, Jenna Elfman, Roger Corman and many more that reveal: The ten worst things and the ten best things you can say to an actor, The nature of an actor's temperament and the true nature of his contributions, The nature of creativity and its many pitfalls, The processes of casting and rehearsal, What happens in an actor's mind during a performance, What directors do that alienates actors, And much more. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.
Publisher: Studio City, CA : Michael Wiese Productions, c2006
Branch Call Number: 791.430233 BAD
Characteristics: xxvi, 219 p. : ill. ; 23 cm