PART TIME FOUNDATION IN ACTING FOR FILM
This course is for students who want to explore the technical skills required to act for the camera and learn the role of the actor on the broader film set.
WHAT YOU WILL STUDY
- Warm-up exercises
- Subtext – what is it and how can it be used
- Tools to improve a performance – subtext, facts, objectives and obstacles
- Discussing the ‘choices’ facing an actor in a scene
- How a good script analysis can improve a performance
- Applying the results of the analysis to a performance
- How to break down a story into story beats
- Be able to define the terms ‘through-line’ and ‘spine’
- Clowning techniques
- Techniques to improve physical movement
- Improvisation workshops
- Rehearsal techniques to improve performance in a filmed scene
- Using your newly acquired skills during your performance in a filmed scene
- Review and analysis of rushes
- How to move to the next stage of your acting career
For students who want to explore different screen crafts before deciding on the next step in their career or studies. All courses are suitable for beginners; no previous experience is required. Foundation courses are typically delivered on Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 10pm.
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