Acting For Camera Course

Acting for 
camera
Courses
level 1 &2
 

Self Tape & Short Course spring offer 2022
screen acting course
Venue Options- Birmingham Level 1 & 2- Tamworth Level 1
Acting For Camera Level 1

Acting

For Camera Course 

Level 1

Birmingham

Enrolling 2022- 

From:

Earlybird Online Offer

£375

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Duration -Part-Time Weekend Course 


Start Date- To be confirmed 

Weekly Commitment -2 hours  a week for 8 weeks. Additional optional filming hours see below. 

 

Venue- The Highbury Theatre Centre, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, B75 5HD 


Saturdays- 11.45am-1.45pm 


Course Code- 345

 

Fees £499.00. Online Earlybird offer £375.00. Credit and Instalment options maybe offered by PayPal subject to status.

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

Maximum student capacity-15 places only. Course is for adult students.

Booking

 

Terms & Conditions- Please read our terms and conditions for full details which includes our Covid-19 policy.

Brief Course Outline Acting For Camera Course 1 Course Code 345

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

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

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

7: Understanding Framing

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

9: 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.

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

In the event of any further lockdown restrictions, affected course dates, class content and materials will automatically be taught online to ensure continuity  Please see terms and conditions for full information.

 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.

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

Acting For Camera Level 2

Acting For Camera

Course

Level 2

Birmingham

Enrolling 2022

From:

Earlybird Online Offer 

£375

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Online Enrolment

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 To be confirmed

Apply to WAITING LISTS

Next Course- We currently have a waiting list available for this level two course. Students must have completed level 1 to attend.

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 £499.00. Online early bird offer £375.00 if fees paid in full before Dec 31st 2021. Credit and Instalment options maybe offered by PayPal subject to status.

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

Booking

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 scheduled throughout the 12 weeks to accommodate fluctuating schedules.

 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.

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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