4-Week Intensive Certificate in Screen Acting (leading towards entry to a Level 5 HND in Film).
Go from zero to hero in just 4 weeks with this intensive introductory course in acting for screen. You will learn key concepts of acting such as Script and Scene Analysis, Practical Aesthetics, Improvisation, and Meisner. No prior acting experience is necessary, and you can progress onto our HND level 5 Diploma after successful completion (subject to approval*).
Dates: 7 October 2019 – 1 November 2019
Further Dates: 3 February 2020 – 28 February 2020, 30 March 2020 – 24 April 2020, 18 May 2020 – 12 June 2020, 27 July 2020 – 21 August 2020
Fees: £1,995 inc. VAT
Location: Raindance Film Centre, 10a Craven Street WC2N 5PE London
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What will I study on the course?
Week 1 – Basic acting techniques
Take a tour through the main film acting techniques and learn which is the best technique for you. This course focuses on acting for camera techniques, including how to project a range of emotions that varies according to the shot size and microphone placement.
Week 2 – Casting and Auditioning techniques, working with directors.
You will study with our team of professionals how to create a successful auditioning technique. You will also learn how to work with film directors – and understand how they work in creating screen performances.
Week 3 – Acting in short film projects
There is no better way to learn how to act, than to actually act.
You will be cast in short films being written, directed and produced by your colleagues in the 4 Week Filmmaking Course. Learn for yourself what it is like to act under the rigours of an actual film shoot. Material created will also be available for your show reel. The finished films will also include our name in the credits.
Week 4 – Building a portfolio/Show reel
There is no point in studying for an acting career without a viable plan to get professional work. Learn how to put together a show reel and get yuorself seen by the film and TV industry.
Where next? Further studies
After completing the certificate, students will be sufficiently trained to start working on their own film & acting projects.
Upon successful completion and approval, students who wish to do further studies can progress onto the Raindance HND Level 5 Diploma in Acting & Filmmaking. Please note, you must be proficient in English and demonstrate the ability to study at level 5 to be considered for our HND programmes. This will be assessed during the course.