Plymouth, United Kingdom

Acting for Digital Media

Language: English Studies in English
Subject area: arts
University website: www.cityplym.ac.uk
Foundation of Arts (FdA)
Acting
Acting is an activity in which a story is told by means of its enactment by an actor or actress who adopts a character—in theatre, television, film, radio, or any other medium that makes use of the mimetic mode.
Digital
Digital usually refers to something using digits, particularly binary digits.
Digital Media
Digital media are any media that are encoded in machine-readable formats. Digital media can be created, viewed, distributed, modified and preserved on digital electronics devices.
Media
Media may refer to:
Acting
Every now and then, when you're onstage, you hear the best sound a player can hear. It's a sound you can't get in movies or in television. It is the sound of a wonderful, deep silence that means you've hit them where they live.
Theatre Arts magazine, June 1956
Acting
If I went to see Berma in a new play, it would not be easy for me to assess her art and her diction, since I should not be able to differentiate between a text which was not already familiar and what she added to it by her intonations and gestures, an addition which would seem to me to be embodied in the play itself; whereas the old plays, the classics which I knew by heart, presented themselves to me as vast and empty walls, reserved and made ready for my inspection, on which I should be able to appreciate without restriction the devices by which Berma would cover them, as with frescoes, with the perpetually fresh treasures of her inspiration.
Marcel Proust, Within a Budding Grove, C. Moncrieff, trans. (1982), p. 476.
Acting
This many-headed monster.
Philip Massinger, Roman Actor, Act III, scene 4.
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