Congratulations! You’ve landed the part and now it’s time for you to shoot your scene! You have enough to worry about without fretting over the basics of being on a film or TV set for the first time, so Backstage Expert and acting coach Matt Newton walks you through what to expect from a professional set—and how to behave.
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Watch Matt Newton’s advice for your first day on set:
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