Acting Behind

the Scenes:

Tips Tricks

& More

with Matison Card

In this week’s episode of House of Card, Matison is just off a music Shoot, ready to give beginning actors some serious acting industry insights on what goes on behind the scenes when shooting a set. She talks about the workload of feature films, how she chooses gigs to avoid overworking, and shares techniques on how she practices her lines. Matison also goes over important differences between stage acting and screen acting and how a beginner actor needs to prepare and adapt for these different acting roles. And finally, she goes over how to show range and variety and other ways to improve your acting reel. 

Who this Episode is Great For
This episode is great for beginning actors just starting out in the acting industry and is trying to get an acting career. It’s great for people just starting out the acting world want to know how to make improvements to the acting reel, how actors should practice their lines, understand key differences between acting performances, and compensation as an actor and how to make sure you are being compensated fairly.

In this episode: 

2:00 – Get Familiar with these Different Types of Sets and Acting Styles
4:57 – How to Adapt as an Actor on Different Types of Sets
6:46 – How to Memorize Your Lines and Stay In Character
7:58 – What Compensation Should Look Like as an Actor
9:06 – How To Optimize Your Responsibilities as an Actor on Set
13:40 – How To Optimize Your Responsibilities as an Actor on Set
17: 41 – How To Optimize Your Responsibilities as an Actor on Set

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