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Part-Time Foundation in Acting for Film, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 3 months
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Part-Time Foundation in Acting for Film at MetFilm School allows you to explore what it takes to act for camera and decide about the next steps in your career or studies.

  • Learn specific techniques to project confidence, improve physical movement and deliver believable performance in front of the camera
  • Discover the use and purpose of subtext in performance
  • Enhance your understanding of performance tools and obstacles, whilst evaluating your choices as an actor when addressing script material
  • Find out how to break down a scene into story beats and be able to define terms such as ‘through the line’ and ‘spine’
  • Develop an appreciation of how the process of analysis can improve your performance
  • Examine how to get the most from your rehearsals and be able to put into practice techniques such as improvisation, speaking out an interior monologue and rehearsing the script beat by beat

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 3 months
    • Duration description

      12 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Improvisation
  • 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
  • How staging can chance the story of a scene
  • How action reveals character details
  • Know how set etiquette works
  • 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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.
  • However, in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    895 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 895 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
  • EU/EEA

    895 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 895 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
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