Originally Posted by VinceG
I'm entering the acting field myself, so that's an interesting synchronicity. My advice to you would be to figure out what role you want to play on set and go from there. If it's acting, then you'll want to ask a director where the best school to go to to learn is. That's what I did, and I'm in classes now.
Yes it is acting, and I have studied it (more independently that anything). My preferred "technique" is called Practical Aesthetics created by David Mamet, and for my money is the most simple, straightforward and demystifying path to acting there is, surpassing the Method and Stanislavski system.