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Morgan Freeman
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No compromises. Let's put it this way: compromises are from hell: Thats a quote from mads mikkelson.Which i really agree with and like i respect and actor who doesnt compromise .I think it shows great integrity as and artist.I think too many actors go the opposite way because they are so desperate they lack value.
I read pacino and deniro and duvall are other actors who wont compromise. They are true individuals and wont compromise with who they are.I think the truly brave and strong actors know and understand this . How many of you would have the gull to not compromise as and actor?
 
Posts: 126 | Location: Boston | Registered: March 09, 2011Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I'm actually really happy to find this because I'm struggling with this very thing. My heart says no, but my head keeps trying to say "do it," because the alternative is not to work.

Here in DC the market is cornered on those trashy true crime shows on the Investigation Discovery network. A lot of them involve reenactments of sexual violence, etc which in my opinion border on mildly pornographic and are things I don't think I would be comfortable doing. I have little film experience, and as gigs are so sporadic, it's always exciting to have the prospect of new work on your reel and on your resume, but I feel like taking this kind of work compromises my integrity as an actor AND as a woman.

Would you suggest that if it's between this and not working, just keep submitting until you find what you want? Even someone young and without major credits?
 
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Morgan Freeman
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I noticed alot of stuff out there is crap its the culture we are currently in junk food all of it .I don't believe in telling people what to do because everyone is different .What i have done is just learned to notice a quality product .Ask questions as to why the person is making that kind of project.What kind of person is making the project and do they have and agenda .
Always question everything you come along i think experienced and unexperienced actors alike .They never or hardly ever question what it is they are getting into.Learn to be a critical thinker thats how i go about it .If you have little to know experience i'd say go get it in a classroom first .While going out for auditions do some stage work.Try'em out see what works best for you.
 
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