The Filmmaking Process Used by Pixar to Create Great Animated Films

Pixar revolutionised the animated film industry with the release of Toy Story in November 1996. Since then many millions of people have enjoyed one successful Pixar animated movie after another. We’ll take a quick look at the filmmaking process used by Pixar Animation Studios to understand how they deliver films that the audience embraces and…

Types of Stage Space in Drama

Wondering about the types of stage space and what they are good for? Perhaps you’re unclear why all stages aren’t the same – or maybe thought every professional stage is like the traditional one found in Victorian era theatres. Several types of stage space in drama settings are commonly in use today, even across the…

Acting Classes in Liverpool

Acting classes in Liverpool are a great way to access actor training without leaving home. Getting into an accredited drama school is difficult and the courses cost a lot in fees, maintenance and lost earnings. It’s possible to get into acting without drama school, but you do have to develop your performing skills and learn…

What does a Script Editor do in the Film Industry?

A script editor is a film industry professional who reads and improves a screenplay or script for a feature film, TV drama, comedy series, radio show or quality short film. They usually work with screenwriters on the development and editing process, and their job is to make a screenplay as effective, powerful and accurate as…

Acting Techniques to Build a Believable Character

Acting techniques help trained actors portray their roles with depth and expertise. Actors’ training teach the art of bringing believable and realistic characters to appreciative audiences with these systems and methods. Good actors must learn and finesse a wide range of skills. These include memorisation, voice projection, movement, characterisation, and crying on demand. Also audition…

What to Wear for Headshots

Choosing what to wear for headshots takes a great deal of time and planning and every successful actor prepares their headshot clothing carefully. You can’t take your whole wardrobe with you, yet you’ve got to plan for every suitable casting breakdown for the next year or so. With black and white acting headshot photos long…

The Hobbit Sound Recording Team At Work

Discover how The Hobbit sound recording team used music, sound effects and even silence to bring emotion and depth to the characters and storytelling in this iconic trilogy of blockbuster feature films.