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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) Advertisements

ensemble cast

February 4, 2012

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Cast in a film in which all parts are of equal (or almost equal) size and importance.

above the line

February 4, 2012

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A group of individuals most important for a film (i.e. screenwriter, producer, director, cinematographer, casting director, leading actors). Their contracts are negotiated before the production as such begins. In the past film budgets drew a line below the list of these people and this is where the expression comes from. See also: below the line

concept meeting

January 30, 2012

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A pre-casting meeting of the producer, director and casting director aimed at defining the characters from the script – the features that will be sought for in the casting process.

cast

January 24, 2012

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All people acting in a film. (including voices)

casting director

January 24, 2012

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Person responsible for finding the right actors (cast) for a film or program. The casting director usually has good knowledge of the market, knows actors and their skills, has a database and remains in contact with actors’ agencies. He or she suggests actors and invites them for casting in cooperation with the director. It is […]

to co-star

January 24, 2012

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if two people co-star in a movie, it means that they both have important parts to play and just do it. (eg. in Benjamin Button B. Pitt co-stars with C. Blanchett) Example: Dating your co-stars