BEGINNERS

SCREEN ACTING FOR BEGINNERS

ABOUT THE COURSES

SCREEN ACTING FOR BEGINNERS #1

Do you want to be an actor but you don't know where to begin? Have you done previous study but still feel you need more training in order to know how to act in film and television?

 

The Australian Film & Television Academy's ‘Screen Acting For Beginners' course is designed to give the budding actor the confidence and know-how to get up in front of a camera with a professional attitude and focus that lends itself to the beginnings of a great acting career.   
 

This 8-week course is simple, practical, informative and essential to the beginner. Conducted by one of Australia’s most experienced and respected actors, Mick Preston. Whether you've had some experience or are just starting out, this is your chance to give it a go! This course deals with crucial elements of acting, giving the student a clear understanding of screen acting requirements such as: 

  • How to analyse a script

  • Understanding the difference between Stage Acting and Screen Acting

  • How to learn a script quickly

  • Understanding angles and the screen

  • Understanding screen terminology

  • Character development

  • At the end of the 8 sessions students will have learnt a technique with which to approach any film and television script.

WHAT ELSE?

The last class of every Beginners #1 class is held as a screen-test workshop with a Casting Director!

NEXT COURSE
      6:30pm - 9:30pm  
Thursdays
19th September - 7th November

SCREEN ACTING FOR BEGINNERS #2

This course is the second part to Screen Acting for Beginners #1 also conducted by Mick Preston.

 

NOTE: This course requires a pre-requisite of Beginners #1 or a similar course, if you are unsure contact us at 

 

This course builds on the elements of screen acting, giving the student a clear understanding of screen acting requirements such as:

 

  • Understanding complex scenes

  • Understanding the difference between Stage Acting and Screen Acting

  • How to learn a script quickly under fast turn around pressure 

  • Mechanics of the camera. Understanding angles and the screen

  • Understanding screen terminology

  • How to deliver a truthful performance

  • Auditioning for Film and TV

  • Auditioning for Commercials

 

PLUS Once again, the last class will be a screen-test workshop with a Casting Director!

NEXT COURSE
      6:30pm - 9:30pm 
Thursdays
TBC
OUR TEACHER
MICK PRESTON

Mick Preston trained as an actor in New York, where he studied with the late Uta Hagen, including being personally invited by Ms Hagen to be one of only a handful of students to perform in the documentary, 'Acting Class by Uta Hagen'/ Check out Mick's extensive list of credits on IMDB, including Neighbours, City Homicide, Satisfaction, The Legend of Ben Hall, Godzilla and many more.

AGE

15+ (Up to our discretion, please contact us for details)

LOCATION

60 Dawson Street, Brunswick, VIC

COST

$545.00/course (or 2 x payments of $272.50)

For all other booking enquiries or concerns please contact the office at enquiries@tafta.com.au or by calling us on 1300 949 570

Sorry, there are currently no courses currently available outside Melbourne!

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CONTACT US
Ph         1300 949 570
Email    enquiries@tafta.com.au
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