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Subject: Arts: Performing Arts

The Casting Corner Series

Best Series: Performing Arts -Telly Awards
Celebrated behind-the-scenes' experts present their invaluable insight into what it really takes to break into theater, television and the movie business. Produced by Bea Silvern (except *). Series: 11 programs (20 - 60 minutes). Click for more

Stunts - Level 1

Stunts - Level 1

Stunt Coordinators/Players Kay Kimler, Lisa Cain and Lisa Dalton offer insights for stunt players and actors. It is important to note this is not a "how-to" program, due to the inherent danger of stunts; however, it does reveal how the stunt business functions and how to promote, train, and prepare yourself by using clips and anecdotes to make certain points. After meeting the experts, the following subjects are covered: the parameters of the job; hitting marks; how to get stunt jobs; stunt coordinators; script breakdown; promotion: head and body shots, resumes; doubling re: look & skill; wigs; 5-point seat belts; economics vs. safety; communication; finances re: adjustments; SAG; negotiating; wardrobe; ND stunts; equipment demo; use of professional athletes vs. stunt players; background training for stunts; camera awareness; adrenaline; where do old stunt players go?; stunt coordinators: responsibility, budgets, script breakdown, creative input, making the double invisible, camera angles; Public Relations; skill in a stunt player's repertoire; advice for actors. 98/08DE JSCA 30 min.
Note: An unedited version, Stunts, is available.

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