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Acting for Screen - Part Time Evening

Course information

Course Summary

An intensive practical course in screen acting performance, and techniques for acting in front of the camera. It is aimed at students with some experience of acting and who wish to develop confidence in front of the camera.

Course Code:FC5051
Study Type:Part Time
Academic Level:Not Applicable
Course Length

8 weeks (3 hours per week).

Start Date: Thursday, 6 October 2022 at 6pm

Course Detail

You will look at techniques ranging from improvisation to character development, based on a script for TV/film. Learn how to get the best performance and build your confidence on screen. Practise moving for the camera and learn about the differences between theatre and television performances. Scenes will be worked, recorded and analysed, and you will be required to learn scripts.

Students complete the course with professionally-filmed footage to add to their showreels.

Course modules include:

  • Improvisation
  • Script interpretation for film/TV drama
  • Differences between theatre and film performance technique
  • Character development and performance
  • Explore film and television casting dos and don’ts
  • Gain an insight into creating your own film work
  • Work with industry professionals
  • Walk away with a professional standard showreel
Course Fees


Concession: NO
Government Subsidised: NO
Student Loan Available: NO

Please note: Fees are for 2022/23 entry and are for home and EU students of all ages. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.

Entry Requirements

Level 3 or above in Performing Arts.

Other Information


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Last updated - 27/06/2022