Actor thinks of
causes. Director thinks of results.
take, after take...
Value of the
causes. Go back to
what caused it. Go back
to roots of it, emotion and objective.
Hoping your talent will even
make it better.
Do not repeat
yourself, variations will come out, don't try to
copy it. Don't go back to what you did, when redoing a scene but do again what
caused it (emotion and objective).
How to do it again and again: what
caused the behavior?
When re-doing a scene, don't repeat what you just did, but go back to
causes of it (the emotion and the objective,) then hoping
your talent will even make it
When doing a shot over, do not repeat yourself, but do again what caused
it with the characters emotion
and objective you have chosen.
"In the end, it
can't look like acting."