How to Treat Your Actors

 

One of the guaranteed ways of ensuring that your film makes it to international billboard lists is by not only hiring professional actors but also making sure that you treat them right. So, today I have decided to give you some tips on how to treat your actors to get the most out of them.

 

Payment

Despite the fact that most of the actors do it for passion, they still rely on it to meet their daily financial needs such as buying food and payment rent. Hence, it is paramount for you as the director to ensure that you pay your actors on time and the right amount. If at some point you revise the terms and increase the pay for some of them, make sure that the same is reflected in the payslip. Otherwise, if you do not pay on time or deduct some amounts unprofessionally, you will lose your actors to other directors who know how to treat them right.

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Make Plans that Favor Most of Them

It goes without saying that you will need to shoot some scenes at night or early in the morning. In such instances, you should make sure that you plan your shooting sessions correctly, to avoid compromising the plans of other people. One of the best ways of doing this is by involving the actors and crew in the planning process.

 

Finally, make sure that they understand your preferences and expectations. They can actually help you to set goals and even make adjustments to the scenes.

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