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Old January 7th, 2006, 08:50 AM   #16
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Old January 7th, 2006, 08:56 AM   #17
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I'm so glad somebody could see the humor that was intended. Now, if only I can get PETA to stop bugging me...
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Old January 20th, 2006, 11:30 AM   #18
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While being stressed in looking for answers, Iam glad to see a humerous post though here.

You could also have her mom tell her like some kind of consequence for not crying, and usually if it is bad enough the kid will complain or even cry about it. lol
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I can hear the director now "okay go get the real Fifi from the trailer" and the AP saying "um, the REAL fifi? We only had one!"....
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Old January 31st, 2006, 08:27 AM   #19
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Reminds me of a great cover, I think it was for National Lampoon many, many long years ago - picture of a revolver to the head of a dog with the banner

"Buy this magazine or we'll shoot this dog"

Might have been the issue with "Dog fishing in New York."

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Old January 31st, 2006, 09:21 AM   #20
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Punch her.



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I've never worked with kids, but whenever I need an actress to cry, I've always used a little bit of Saline solution..the stuff you use to rinse off contact lenses before you put them in your eyes. Don't get the soapy stuff...lol...you need the saline rinse.

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Old February 13th, 2006, 03:41 PM   #21
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Not sure if you still need this, but this worked for me when I took at directing actors class.

Have them do a warmup saying the lines with their lower lip covering their upper lip, like mumbling. Keep them doing it and make it just the most commical scene you can think of. When the actor is laughing so hard they're crying, have them say the lines normally and shoot that.
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Old February 22nd, 2006, 10:40 PM   #22
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Interesting. I'll have to try that myself.
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Old March 20th, 2006, 10:20 AM   #23
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Tell them about all the childhood actors that have fallen by the wayside.
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Old March 20th, 2006, 01:05 PM   #24
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It's a good thing I can type while covering my upper lip with my lower mumbling, "Freedom!"

Where's my Oscar? I want my hotdog! Is this Kosher?

Not being in the film or acting profession, I would think asking the parents about the worst situation the kid has gone through and asking what that saddest moment for the kid would be the best route to take.

Talk to the kid about that moment and explain to the kid to think on that. You can't just tell a kid to think about the saddest moment, but the parents should know about it enough that you can talk to the kid about it.

If that fails, get a dentist. I havn't met a dentist, yet, that couldn't get a kid to start bawling on site.
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Old March 20th, 2006, 04:56 PM   #25
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Concentration!

Some of the problem may be just being able to concentrate on your part. During DV#4, I actually practiced it and was easily successful, but when it came time to shoot I had to set the shots up, operate the camera and all and could not get it done. Most all of us have moments in time we can recall and use, I have plenty, but you need to be able to concentrate on them. Remember loosing that first love of your life? Lost friends!

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Old April 24th, 2006, 02:56 AM   #26
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Not sure if you still need help with this but I was thinking you could use a pair of tweezers to pluck one of her nose hairs... that always makes my eyes water :) It's worth a try. (If 11 year old girls have nose hair, that is)

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