Acting and Casting For Screen

Acting & Casting For Screen will give you an extensive insight into the best practices, screen techniques and the processes of filmmaking to help you improve and hone your acting skills.

Led by highly experienced industry professionals, practical, collaborative sessions will be combined with acting theory to help you gain a deeper understanding of how to work effectively on-set. 

COURSE OVERVIEW

Duration: 5 days, full-time
Hours: 10.00 - 17.00

Who should apply?

Actors with various levels of experience, actors with theatre/stage experience 

Join this new, highly practical course to improve your acting skills for the screen.

Acting for TV & Film requires an actor to master and understand a different skill-set to those honed by performing on a stage. Acting & Casting For Screen will give you an extensive insight into the best practices, screen techniques and the processes of filmmaking to help you improve and hone your acting skills. Led by highly experienced industry professionals, practical, collaborative sessions will be combined with acting theory to help you gain a deeper understanding of how to work effectively on-set. 

Based in a film school, you become immersed in the production environment while gaining a wealth of opportunities to collaborate with filmmakers and grow an extensive network of industry contacts. Sessions explore the difference between acting for the stage and the screen, introducing you to the TV & Film environment and the jargon necessary to work effectively in the industry.  Role-play scenarios will equip you with a practical understanding of the job roles of each crew member to support your ability to work collaboratively on-set to achieve a better performance. 

ACTING AND CASTING FOR SCREEN

Two days of the Acting & Casting for Screen course will focus in-depth on the casting process and are open to actors, filmmakers and industry professionals looking to gain an insight into the current casting process for TV, Film and commercials. Practical sessions mean you experience both sides of the casting process ensuring you develop a deeper appreciation of the procedures, expectations and best-practice techniques to effectively cast your projects or land a role.

Course Goals:

  • Gain the knowledge and experience in the casting process for TV and Film 
  • Understand screen technique and how to perform in front of a camera
  • Understand how a set runs, TV & Film jargon
  • Understand different types of shots 
  • Gain skills to get the most out of your director and crew to get the performance you are looking for
  • Understand how to present yourself in an audition situation and get the most out of the process
  • Understand the difference between screen acting and theatre acting
  • Gain peer feedback on your performance of a scene from a Film or TV programme 
  • Optional: Experience a mock screen test, which will be edited for the applicant to keep
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To book your place on this course please:
Apply online or 
Apply by post/fax, print out the application form and post to London Film Academy, 52A Walham Grove, London, SW6 1QR, email admissions@londonfilmacademy.com or fax to 0207 381 6116. As soon as we've received your application we’ll send you a confirmation email containing payment details. Please check your ‘Junk Mail’ folder if you appear to have not received this email.

ENTRY CRITERIA

  • All applicants must be fluent in English (English Language level: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent)
  • Minimum age 18

VISA REQUIREMENTS
All international students from outside the EEA (non-EU countries) must obtain a Short-Term Study Visa to enter the UK. The UK government has introduced a Points Based System for Immigration that has several ‘Tiers’ (the Student Tier, Tier 4came into force on 31 March 2009). 

You can check if you need a visa by visiting the UK VISA AND IMMIGRATION website. You can also check with the British Embassy or Consulate in your own country or, if there is not one where you live, in a neighbouring country.

Visa applications can be a lengthy process and therefore it is advisable to apply well in advance of your planned trip.

SHORT TERM STUDY VISA
For students studying on a course of 6 months or less (i.e. LFA Certificates, Foundations and Specialised courses)

STEP 1 - Application

Submit your Application Form 

STEP 2 – Course Fees
Your letter of acceptance, which you need in order to apply for your student visitor visa, can only be issued once you have met all of the admissions criteria for the course you are applying for and we have received your full course fees.

STEP 3 – Acceptance

Once we’ve received your full course fees we can issue you with a letter of acceptance, which you can use to apply for your student visitor visa. In order to issue your letter of acceptance we will require:

  1.  A scanned copy or high quality photograph of your passport
  2. Your passport number
  3. Your name as it appears on your passport
  4. Your nationality
  5. Your home address
  6. The address you will be staying whilst studying in the UK

NB: Do not travel to the UK if you wish to study without first obtaining the correct student visa. If you enter the UK under a short-term study visa or the incorrect student visa, you will not be able to switch this to the relevant visa without first returning to your home country.

London Film Academy has been reviewed by QAA (Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education) for Educational Oversight.

 

APPLY NOW & COURSE DATES

To apply online please click on the course date below.

There are no set dates for this course at the moment.

Please register your interest with us and we will contact you as soon as a date has been set for this course

Alternatively please call us on +44 (0) 20 7386 7711 or email us info@londonfilmacademy.com for more information.