Starts: 13 Jan 2022
Acting for Camera – Create a Showreel
What you will learn
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Use your voice and body appropriately in front of the camera
- Develop control and confidence in acting when being filmed
- Understand how to approach scripts and screenplays
- Understand screen acting terminology and different shots
- Perform a script on camera
- Explore the nuances of physical, emotional and intellectual elements necessary for the screen
- Create a showreel and develop your industry profile as an actor
- Learn techniques for creating a self-tape
Class format and activities
You will work collaboratively with actor and tutor/director Julia Lewis on a variety of scripts E.g. TV, film, commercial and corporate scripts and genres. You will study from leading industry practitioners and use immersive drama exercises to discover the difference between stage and screen acting. Prepared scripts will be developed through the rehearsal process and filmed. Students will view the filmed work, then discuss and analyse techniques, skills and progress identifying areas for development. The tutor may provide additional material and/or practical tasks via any of the online platforms supported by the College (Moodle, MS stream, GoogleClassroom).
This course is suitable for students who have studied acting previously. We hold friendly auditions for this course where you will meet the tutor and take part in a couple of exercises so that we can assess if the course is right for you. Please email email@example.com to register your interest and book an audition slot.
What you need to know before you enrol
Excellent attendance and punctuality will be required from all students. This course will include some completion of activities outside of class time, e.g. preparation of favourite exercises to share with fellow students. Please click here to explore all our available Drama resources online and at College.
What you need
Bring a notebook, pencil, eraser and pen to class always. Wear loose clothing and footwear appropriate for an acting class. Bring any scripts which have been given by the tutor and any text as requested.
What you can do next
We offer a broad range of performance skills aimed at trainee & professional actor, courses for radio drama, scriptwriting and directing. Visit our website and/or get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org