On Monday, January 18, 2010, the Austin Film Meet gathered at the Rude Mechanicals' Off Center theatre in Austin, Texas, for an amazing presentation by Meisner instructor CC Courtney. More than 60 people attended and two scenes and one monologue were performed.

Of course, Austin Film Meet events are always better in person, but luckily Val Gameiro generously recorded the event for those who weren't able to make it. Watch below and you will learn some great tips on how to work direct your actors to outstanding performances. Feel free to share this, but please link to the blog page (http://www.austinfilmmeet.com/blog/2010/01/26/cccourtney/), not just the videos, so everyone gets appropriate credit.

Thank you so much to those who made this possible:
Presentation by: CC Courtney
1st Scene Actors: Louis Weyrich & Roxy Collingwood
2nd Scene Actors: Holli Breedlove & Shauna Danos
Monologue (not recorded): Richard Romeo
Videography & Editing: Val Gameiro of Ideal Scene Productions
Location Recommended by: Robert Arjet
Location Provided by: Shawn Sides & the Rude Mechanicals
Door manned by: Damon Williams
Austin Film Meet Organizer: me, H.Cherdon Bedford


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Creative Superhero & Owner of Humblebee Media Hi, I'm Cherdon, the founder/owner/primary operator of Austin Film Meet. I've been involved with the entertainment industry since I was a wee tot. My background involves a wide range of visual, digital, and performing arts, including acting on stage and film, illustration & book publishing, and graphic & web design. I'm also a skilled photographer, with an extensive knowledge of the filmmaking process. I love animals, traveling, learning and people. I also enjoying helping other creatives as a Creative Coach. Learn more about me at www.hcherdon.com

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