Jan. 2, 2023

Ep. 609 - "The Film Director’s Bag Of Tricks" With Mark W. Travis (@MarkWTravis)

Ep. 609 -

When you teach, you’re often leaning more than your students.


"Half of directing is all the skills that you’ve been taught, the other half is psychology." - Mark W. Travis

The author of The Film Director’s Bag of Tricks, Mark Travis, is here today and is going to share some secrets. Find out how he teaches writers and actors to discover and find the character they are writing or playing. As a director, stop trying to direct the actor and start trying to direct the character. If you don't understand what that means, listen to this episode ASAP! Join Dom Brightmon as he talks to director, teacher, and best-selling author, Mark Travis about his interrogation technique. Learn how to work with actors in a way that is very different from the Hollywood style. Discover Mark's journey to becoming an author and how he got inspired to write many books. If you want to be a better writer, actor, or director, listen to this episode!

 

The opening track is titled, “Greater Purpose (Instrumental)” by Marcus D. To cop the full track, click on the following link. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/greater-purpose-featuring/id4749936824

 

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