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Old 09-27-2018, 03:55 PM   #16
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Nope - never look directly at the camera.
Not unless it's taco tuesday

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Old 09-27-2018, 05:18 PM   #17
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A few acting classes should be taken by almost everyone - yes, I mean both production and post crews as well as actors - involved in film and video. My specialty is audio post, but I went to a few acting seminars to improve my skills, most especially Foley, but I found it also helped my dialog editing as well.

You may want to attend an acting school, but interacting (pun semi-unintended) with other actors is most definitely a plus for any performer.
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When I work with inexperienced actors, I teach them "The Blink". If they're facing one direction and then turn to the other and would look into the camera, they blink just before they make eye contact with it. Sounds corny, but it works.
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