I just shot my first video ever, and had some trouble getting the actors to do what I wanted.
When you’re directing, how much of the performance is up to you, and how much do you let the actor come up with?
How much do I let the actor come up with? All of it. As much as I’d sometimes (fortunately rarely) like to climb inside an actor’s head and push all the buttons myself, I can’t. Nobody can. The actor has to do all the work. I may try to help guide or manage, but you really can’t … Read the rest