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off-book

February 23, 2012

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An actor (actress) is off-book when he (she) has learned all his lines by heart. He (she) doesn’t need the script any more.

topline

February 23, 2012

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To be the biggest star of a movie. The word comes form the fact, that sometimes the star’s name is on top of a poster etc., even above the film title.

atmosphere

February 22, 2012

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Extras, background actors.

typecasting

February 22, 2012

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The process in which an actor becomes identified with a specific types of characters or even a single character. (e.g. Adam Sandler’s comedy performances)

recurring status

February 22, 2012

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(USA, Soap opera) Describes the status of a performer who has less than 3 episodes per week on a regular basis. In such a case the performer does not have a regular contract which saves money for the producer.

U/5

February 22, 2012

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See: under-five

under-5

February 22, 2012

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See: under-five