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Acting For Camera Level 1

Acting
For Camera Course 

Level 1
Birmingham

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 Earlybird Offer

Interest free instalments

From:

£375

Duration -Part-Time Evening Course- for adults. In person  course

Course Dates  Sept 4th 2024

Weekly Commitment -1.5 hours  a week for 6 weeks. Additional optional filming hours see below. 

 

Venue-  Trinity Centre Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B72 1TF 


Wednesdays- 7.30pm-9pm

Level 1- Complete beginners welcome. Ideal as intermediate refresher or to gain further experience.


Course Code- 345

Fees Earlybird Offer  expires  21st of July  2024. Credit and Instalment options may be offered by PayPal subject to status. The option to use PayPal buy now pay later instalment credit ( 4 months interest free credit ) will be offered subject to status, when you select the 'Buy Level 1' checkout button below or you can choose to pay in full. For more information visit PayPal. Alternatively you may request a BACS internet banking invoice to arrange payment in full.To qualify for discounted rates all bookings must be submitted and course fees paid by the course starting date.

Payment can also be made in full via PayPal without an account, choosing the checkout as a guest option

Places are only guaranteed upon receipt of payment.

Taught by- Professional & highly experienced industry directors. 

Limited student capacity. Course is for adult students 18+ only.

Complete blue form level 1

Terms & Conditions- Please read our terms and conditions for

full details 

Brief Course Outline  Level 1

Acting For Camera Course 1 Course Code 345- Covered within 6 weeks.

1: Focus & Relaxation- Preparing to be natural & comfortable in front of the camera & crew

2: Acting For Film & TV- Practically exploring the differences

3: Shooting Thoughts- How an actor projects thought & emotion that are effectively captured by the camera

4: Creating a character- Where to start and how to develop

5: Voice & Movement- How voice can reveal & enhance character. Exploring effective ways to move in character that translate well on screen.

6: Scene Study- Using pre-selected material to help experiment with filmed scenes. 

7: Understanding Framing.

8: Understanding crew roles, on set expectations and working practice.

9: Acting for the Camera- How to work in front of the lens, hit marks, use eyelines & create fresh performances every take, listening to and working with direction.

10: Method- Considering and experimenting with Stanislavski's System, Strasberg’s Method & Meisner's Approach

11: Film Craft- Introducing students to the vocabulary of filmmaking so that actors can confidently communicate with directors and crew.

12: Project- Rehearsal & Practice Shoot

13: Tutor feedback

Includes class notes, handouts, script materials and online class support.

Optional Extras

 

The following additional options can be purchased towards the end of your course and arranged with your course tutor. They are not included in the course fee as they are designed for individual students as add-ons only.

Optional Filming Hours £55 per actor. 

Option to purchase personally edited mini-show reel from royalty free screen play material and filmed footage,  £75 per actor.

Online Presentation Screening- Private access- Password protected.

Showreels cannot be ordered until after editing and an official and final online screening of your work.

 

Please see additional Terms & Conditions relating to optional showreels and filming hours- showreels  filming hours

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Acting For Camera Level 2

Acting For Camera
Course

Level 2
Birmingham

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Enrolling Now

Earlybird Offer

Interest free instalments

From:

£425

Duration -Part-Time Evening Course for adults. In person course 


Course Dates Next course TBC

Weekly Commitment -1.5 hours a week for 6 Weeks & Additional Filming hours see below

Venue-  Trinity Centre, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B72 1TF 

Wednesdays- 7.30pm-9pm

Level 2- Please note that this course is considerably more challenging than Level 1 and focuses upon experiential learning with tutor's guidance. Students must have completed level 1 to attend or demonstrate an equivalence of competency at application as students will quickly move into project work.

Additional Commitment 

2 Weekend filming days

( towards the end or directly after the course ) 

2 Online production meetings during course totalling 1 hours.


Course Code- 425

 

Fees Earlybird Offer  expires 21st of July 2024. Credit and Instalment options may be offered by PayPal subject to status. The option to use PayPal buy now pay later instalment credit ( 4 months interest free credit ) will be offered subject to status, when you select the 'Buy Level 2' checkout button below or you can choose to pay in full. For more information visit PayPal.  

Alternatively you may request a BACS internet banking invoice to arrange payment in full.To qualify for discounted rates all bookings must be submitted and course fees paid by the offer closing date.

Payment can also be made in full via PayPal without an account, choosing the checkout as a guest option

Places are only guaranteed upon receipt of payment.

Complete pink form level 2

Taught by- Professional & highly experienced industry directors from Class Act Drama Centre

Limited student capacity. Course is for adult students 18+ only.

Terms & Conditions-  Please read our terms and conditions for full details 

Brief Course Outline Level 2

 

 Acting For Camera Course Level 2 Course Code 425 covered across 6 weeks, production meetings and filming days

1: Individual Feedback based upon Level 1 or previous screen work.

2: Working under pressure- Being ready, professionalism, efficiency, set etiquette- Working as part of a cohesive team.

3: Exploring Skill Sets- Other types of screen acting employment and emerging opportunities within the industry. 

4: Understanding expectations- Considering crew members perspective and needs. Actors to require further understanding of a crew member’s role and how to make this relationship more productive. 

5: Creation of a Short Film

( 30 mins max ) as a group project with guidance from tutors.

6: Script choice, script edit and casting

7: Project- Pre-production as a group

8: Project- Rehearsal – Blocking Actors & Camera

9: Project Shoot

10: Project-Edit & Post production as a group

11: Project- Tutor Feedback.

Shooting Days- Short Film Course Project – Scheduled for weekend shoots. Dates to be announced once cast availability has been ascertained and confirmed. Maximum filming hours 16 hours.

 

Weekend dates ideally will fall between

( Oct 14th-15th and Oct 21st-22nd, within 10 miles of the course venue and depending on script choices may involve both indoor and outdoor filming ( weather permitting ). Although involvement within shooting days is not mandatory, please consider proposed shooting dates and your availability prior to booking.

Includes class notes, handouts, script materials and online class support.

 Optional Extras

 

The following additional options can be purchased towards the end of your course and arranged with your course tutor. They are not included in the course fee as they are designed for individual students as add-ons only

 

Option to purchase footage clips ideal for showreel footage from project footage-  £75 per actor.

Online Presentation Screening- Private access- Password protected.

Footage clips cannot be ordered until after editing and an official and final online screening of your work.

 

Please see additional Terms & Conditions relating to optional footage clips  & shooting days-filming

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