Acting in the Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Genre

Acting in the Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Genre

By Hunter Lee Hughes The stylized world of mystery/mindbender films raises a question for actors – what adjustments to their process (if any) should actors make to accommodate the genre in which they’re working? In shooting my debut feature film...
Dreamwork as Acting Tool

Dreamwork as Acting Tool

By Hunter Lee Hughes It’s no accident that notable filmmakers and painters, writers and even musicians have all drawn on their dreams to inspire their work. At a dinner party here in L.A., I met an acclaimed author who sets her alarm for 3 a.m. each morning so...
Meditations on Acting, Part 1: Acting and Athletics

Meditations on Acting, Part 1: Acting and Athletics

By Hunter Lee Hughes Certainly, the pursuit of an athletic career is not the perfect metaphor for the pursuit of an acting career. But there are striking similarities in key aspects of the livelihoods that I believe are worth examining to enhance and deepen an...