How to Fake an Oscar-Nominated Musical Performance

Image credit: Clem Onojeghuo (via Unsplash)

It starts before a single fake note is ever played.

Holding the instrument properly is almost as important as being able to play it.

Russell Crowe as Captain Jack Aubrey in Master and Commander.

Learn just enough notes for a two-second shot.

The Octopus Method.

Jason Flemyng as Frederick Pope in The Red Violin.

When all else fails, cut to the face.

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