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ACTING FOR FILM III
CAMERA TECHNIQUE & SCENE STUDY

COURSE INFO:
Calibrating the acting instrument specifically for camera is vital for the modern actor. Understanding the language of film and the specific tools required, empower the actor to accurately deliver an engaging performance vital to the medium of film and television.

The course culminates in a filmed scene on location that may be used for show-reel and promotional purposes.

DETAILS:
Dates: 24 Oct – 3 Dec 2019
Days & Times: Tues & Thursday, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Shoot Dates: 30 Nov & 1 Dec
Cost: R8900.00
Entry Requirements: None.
The acting for film short courses afford the student the flexibility of completing all three courses in sequence or according to students’ requirements

Coach: Grant Swanby
Award winning actor and academic head of Act Cape Town, Grant Swanby, has spent more than 25 years working professionally in the entertainment industry. Film, Television and Stage Credits include: Beyond the River, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Invictus, Blood Diamond, Troy Fall of the City, The Last Post, Women in Love, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Jesus Christ Superstar, amongst others.

ACTING FOR FILM I
THE ACTOR & THE SELF

COURSE INFO:
Understanding the self is fundamental to authentic performance. Transcending ego and connecting to truth enables the actor to relinquish fear, build confidence and embody honesty in performance. This course is designed for the new actor as well as the professional, looking for re- inspiration.

It culminates in the filmed performance of a scene and a monologue.

DETAILS:
Dates: 22 Oct – 28 Nov 2019
Days & Times: Tues & Thursday, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Shoot Dates: 30 Nov & 1 Dec
Cost: R8900.00
Entry Requirements: None.
The acting for film short courses afford the student the flexibility of completing all three courses in sequence or according to students’ requirements.

Coach: Michael Kirch 
An experienced and respected actor and director, Michael Kirch has worked with many local actors, directing their stage productions. In 2012, he received a Fleur du Cap award nomination for Best New Director for Brent Palmer’s play “Bench”. Michael also works as a freelance casting director, directing and filming candidates’ audition tapes for film and television commercials.

 

AUDITIONING FOR CAMERA

COURSE INFO:
This course explores all aspects of a film audition. It includes the break-down of an audition script, call backs, acting technique and the practical exploration of the audition process.

Course culminates in a mock casting for playback and review.

DETAILS:
Dates: 19 Oct & 20 Oct 2019
Days & Times: Sat & Sunday, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Cost: R1950.00
Entry Requirements: None.
The acting for film short courses afford the student the flexibility of completing all three courses in sequence or according to students’ requirements.

Coach: Uga Carlini 
Multi-award winning filmmaker, Uga Carlini has fast become one of South Africa’s most versatile and celebrated directors. Her extensive film experience, both in front of and behind the camera, boasts a career that’s stretched across South Africa, the United Kingdom, Australia and Fiji. Most recently, Uga brought home BEST DIRECTOR and BEST SCREENPLAY for her film “Alison” at the 2019 edition of the International Innovation Film Festival held in the Swiss capital of Bern.

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

5/5
“I learned so much & met amazing people.”
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“Course content is top class, and contains everything the aspiring actor needs to know.”
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“The coaches are amazing; the environment is incredibly nurturing.”

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