Acting for 

camera

Courses

level 1 &2

Online alternative course available now 

Venue Options- Birmingham Level 1 & 2- Tamworth Level 1

All of our physical classes/courses are temporarily suspended. However we have created some online acting training courses for adults and online drama classes for young people.

Please look out for updates 

Casting & Career Online Course is about to go live

further info

Acting

For Camera Course 

Level 1

Birmingham

Enrolling Dec 2020

From:

£199

Earlybird Online Offer

Duration -Part-Time Evening Course for adults 


Start Date- Feb 2021 

Filming Day- To be confirmed

Next Course- Enrolling Dec 2020

Weekly Commitment -2 hours Wednesday Evenings 8.30pm-10.30pm & additional filming day 

 

Venue Minerva Works
Ground Floor Rehearsal Space 
West Midlands Creation Centre, Unit 8, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RT-


Evenings- Wednesday 8.30pm-10.30pm


Course Code- 415

 

Fees £280.00. Online Earlybird offer £199 if fees paid in full   Online EnrolmentOpens Dec 2020

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

 

Free Taster Session available upon request  

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

Brief Course Outline Acting For Camera Course 1 Course Code 415

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: Voice & Movement- How voice can reveal & enhance character. Movement, exploring effective ways to move in character that translates well onscreen.

5: Scene Study- Using pre-selected material to help experiment acting within filmed scenes. Watching back-unedited rushes as a group.

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

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

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

9: Project- Rehearsal & Shoot- To be confirmed 

10: Screening, certification & feedback. Screening date announced towards the end of course.

Course Includes

Certification

Presentation Screening 

Mini-Showreel  * & Course 

Footage (Royalty Free Screen Play

material)

* Option to purchase personally edited mini-show reel footage per actor £50

Showreels cannot be ordered until after the final screening of your work. Please see Terms & Conditions relating to showreels and filming days here.

To order showreels see Showreel order & payments  for further details.

Screening Presentation Dates will be announced at the end of the course.

Acting For Camera

Course

Level 2

Birmingham

Enrolling Dec 2020

From:

199

Earlybird Online Offer 

Please note that this course is considerably more challenging than

Level 1 and focuses upon experiential learning with tutor's guidance.

Duration -Part-Time Evening Course for adults 


Start Date- Feb 2021

Apply to WAITING LISTS

Next Course- We currently have a waiting list available for this level two course. The Course will only run if there are enough students who have completed Level 1, wishing to undertake Level 2. There must be a minimum of 6 students to run this course with a maximum of 12.

Weekly Commitment -2 hours

 

Venue- Minerva Works
Ground Floor Rehearsal Space 
West Midlands Creation Centre, Unit 8, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RT


Evenings- To be confirmed.


Course Code- 425

 

Fees £320.00. Online Earlybird offer  will be made available once course dates are announced.    

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

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

Brief Course Outline Acting For Camera Course Level 2 Course Code 425

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. Motion Capture  & Special Creature Artists.

4: Exploring Green Screen- Required skill sets & awareness in the Green Screen Studio

5: 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. *Talks from industry guests

6: Creation of a Short Film as a group project with guidance from tutors.

7: Project- Film Pre-production

8: Project- Film Pre-production

9: Project- Film Pre-production

10: Project- Film Pre-production

11: Rehearsal – Blocking Actors & Camera

12: Rehearsal- Blocking Actors & Camera

Shooting Day- Short Film Project – Scheduled for weekend shoots. Dates to be announced once cast availability has been ascertained and confirmed.

*Talks from industry guests maybe scheduled throughout the 12 weeks to accommodate fluctuating schedules.

Course Includes

Certification

Premiere Presentation Screening

with 4 complimentary tickets & drinks

reception

Mini-Showreel * & Course Footage  (Royalty Free Screen Play

material)

* Option to purchase personally edited mini-show reel footage per actor £50

Showreels cannot be ordered until after the final public screening of your work.  For terms and conditions relating to showreels and filming days see here.

See Showreel order & payments  for further details.

Acting For Camera

Course

Level 1- Tamworth

Enrolling Dec 2020

From:

£199

Earlybird Online Offer

Duration -Part-Time Evening Course for adults 


Start Date-.Feb 2021

Filming Day- To be confirmed. 

Next Course- Enrolling Dec 2020

Free Tasters-   Available upon request.

Weekly Commitment -1.5 hours

 

Class Venue- Rawlett Theatre, C/O Rawlett School & Leisure Centre, Comberford Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 9AA


Evenings- Thursdays 8pm-9.30pm


Course Code- 415

Filming Day Venue

Studio Seven, The Custard Factory,  Unit 701, Gibb Street, Digbeth,  

Birmingham B9 4AA 

 

Fees £280.00. Online Earlybird offer £199   Online Enrolment 

Opens Dec 2020

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

 

Free Taster Session available upon request  

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

Brief Course Outline Acting For Camera Course 1 Course Code 415

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: Voice & Movement- How voice can reveal & enhance character. Movement, exploring effective ways to move in character that translates well onscreen.

5: Scene Study- Using pre-selected material to help experiment acting within filmed scenes. Watching back-unedited rushes as a group.

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

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

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

9: Project- Rehearsal & Shoot- To be confirmed

10: Screening, certification & feedback. Screening date announced towards the end of course.

Course Includes

Certification

Premiere Presentation Screening 

Mini-Showreel & Course *

Footage (Royalty Free Screen Play

material)

* Option to purchase personally edited mini-show reel footage per actor £50

Showreels cannot be ordered until after the final screening of your work. Please see Terms & Conditions relating to showreels and filming days here.

To order showreels see Showreel order & payments  for further details

Screening Presentation Dates will be announced at the end of the course

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