Monday, November 20, 2006

George Lucas Emraces the Long Tail

Lucasfilm is getting out of the movie biz.
We don't want to make movies. We're about to get into television. As far as Lucasfilm is concerned, we've moved away from the feature film thing because it's too expensive and it's too risky.
I think the secret to the future is quantity, Lucas said
(from Variety).

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Monday, November 13, 2006

David Ackert on Acting

Actors are some of the most driven, courageous people on the face of the earth. They deal with more day-to-day rejection in one year than most people do in a lifetime. Every day, actors face the financial challenge of living a freelance lifestyle, the disrespect of people who think they should get "real" jobs, and their own fear that they’ll never work again. Every day, they have to ignore the possibility that the vision they have dedicated their lives to is a pipe dream. With every role, they stretch themselves, emotionally and physically, risking criticism and judgment. With every passing year, many of them watch as the other people their age achieve the predictable milestones of normal life-the car, the family, the house, the nest egg.
But they stay true to their dream, in spite of the sacrifices. Why?
Because actors are willing to give their entire lives to a moment—to that line, that laugh, that gesture, or that interpretation that will stir the audience’s soul. Actors are beings who have tasted life’s nectar in that crystal moment when they poured out their creative spirit and touched another’s heart. In that instant, they were as close to magic, God, and perfection as anyone could ever be. And in their own hearts, they know that to dedicate oneself to that moment is worth a thousand lifetimes.
Found on Stephanie's myspace blog.


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Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Company of Angels Moving Sale Nov. 12

We are leaving the space we have had since 1989 and selling lots of stuff!

Come by on Sunday November 12 from 8am-4pm for everything from Props, to Costumes, Gels, Cords, Curtains, and even Baked Goods!

Come support Los Angeles' oldest Repertory Theatre Company and stock up on some great items for your own theatre and even your own home!
Sunday, November 12, 2006
2106 Hyperion Avenue
Silverlake, CA 90027
This is all I know about this; caveat actor (or rather buyer).

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