Camera technique is as much a part of great camera acting as any of your other acting tools (voice, body, props, backstory, objective beats, creating your reality). Acting on camera involves understanding how to communicate through pictures.
Advice for actors doesn’t have to be so complicated. Sometimes, the best guidance can be boiled down to a few sentences. And as a change of pace, that’s exactly what Secret Agent Man's going to offer up in this column.
I love extras, but I’d rather work with a specific set I know I can trust than a thousand who are going to be unreliable. Here are a few ways to make sure you’re making the best impression possible as an extra.