itsbruce at workshy.org
Thu Nov 29 15:13:18 GMT 2007
On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 08:46:12AM +0000, Andy Wardley wrote:
> I saw an interview with [famous actor] recently (sorry can't remember which
> one, but it was someone old and prestigious). He said he had never seen
> himself act because he made a point of not watching any of the films
> he made. The idea of watching himself on screen was just too unpleasant.
> It made me wonder how he got as good as he did without ever having any
> feedback. I can't imagine I would be much of a programmer if I spent a
> lifetime writing code but never running any of it.
Presumably he's a stage actor and has quite some experience of acting
without watching his own performance. Screen acting is different, it's
true, but there's a director to provide feedback.
I unfortunately do not know how to turn cheese into gold.
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