Profession stunt performer
Stunt performers execute actions that are too dangerous for actors to perform, that they are not physically able to do or require specialised skills such as fight scenes, jumping from building, dancing and others.
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- Conventional / Realistic
- Body language
Notice and interpret the non-verbal signals that people send out with their body, including yourself.
- Ensure health, safety and security measures
Take responsibility for health, safety and security measures in the workplace including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate. Apply health and safety standards. Adhere strictly to the site safety rules and systems and equipment operational procedures.
- Follow directions of the artistic director
Follow the instructions of the director while understanding his creative vision.
- Follow work schedule
Manage the sequence of activities in order to deliver completed work on agreed deadlines by following a work schedule.
- Work with the camera crew
Work with the crew responsible for the camera operation and movement to get directions from them on where to stand for an aesthetic result.
- Ensure cooperation among production, costume department and make-up department
Work with the staff responsible for costumes and make up in line with their creative vision and obtain directions from them about how make-up and costumes should look.
- Study roles from scripts
Study and rehearse roles from scripts; interpret, learn and memorise lines, stunts, and cues as directed.
- Perform stunts
Execute various physical movements concerning the technical realisation of difficult acting performances.
- Adapt to type of media
Adapt to different types of media such as television, movies, commercials, and others. Adapt work to type of media, scale of production, budget, genres within type of media, and others.
- Express yourself physically
Express emotions and ideas through movements, gestures, and actions.
- Work with the lighting crew
Work with the crew responsible for the lighting setup and operation to get directions from them on where to stand for an aesthetic result.
- Study media sources
Study various media sources such as broadcasts, print media, and online media in order to gather inspiration for the development of creative concepts.
- Harmonise body movements
Harmonise body movements in accordance to rhythm and melody, aestetic or dramatic concept, dramatic pace, etc.
- Work with an artistic team
Work closely with directors, fellow actors and playwrights to find the ideal interpretation to a role.
Optional knowledge and skillssword fighting rehearse role practice martial arts drive vehicles promote yourself safely interact with animals adapt fighting techniques for performance ride horses dance film production process perform improvisation acting techniques perform risk analysis perform with motion capture equipment adapt to different roles obtain relevant licenses use firearms prepare rehearsals work with prop makers organise rehearsals interact with fellow actors practise extreme sports photography rehearse with fellow actors lighting techniques search for a suitable location practice dance moves
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