Acting - For Camera

Develop skills in acting for camera through practical workshops, and explore how to prepare for both the acting and technical challenges of screen acting.

Image of an Actor being filmed

    Course fee


    Concessionary Rate

    £399 for 2017/18 (for people in receipt of disability or unemployment benefits)

Course Overview

Working with a film industry professional, prepare and work on monologues, duologues and scenes from a range of television, commercial and film genres.

Explore preparation exercises from a variety of acting practitioners with focus on developing imagination and creating believable performances. You will also develop an understanding of the technical aspects of shooting a scene and how this affects performance, learning about castings and auditions for film, television and commercials. Work will take place in a rehearsal room with the use of a handheld camera.

We would recommend taking Acting: An Introduction before taking this course.

Please note, you do not produce a show reel as part of this course.

Course Detail

Times: This course takes place over one term on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7.00pm - 9.30pm. Please note places are given on a first come first served basis, we therefore advise applying early to avoid disappointment.

General: Applicants must be confident speaking English to a conversational level (ideally IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent).

Age: Minimum age is 18+.

Attendance: Due to the structure of the courses, full attendance is required.

Term Dates

Summer 2018

Monday 23 April 2018 – Wednesday 20 June 2018
(School Closed for Bank holidays Monday 7 and 28 May)
Mondays and Wednesdays 7:00pm – 9:30pm


Our courses are available on a first-come, first served basis in order of payment.

To secure a place, please follow the steps below:-

1. Click on "Apply for Summer Term" on the left-hand side of this screen and complete the online application.

2. You will then receive an automated email with confirmation of application and your Student ID number.

3. Please then call the office on 0207 559 3960 quoting your Student ID number to make payment of the course fee. Our phone line is open from 9am - 4.30pm,  Monday to Friday.

Please note, to confirm a place, payment must be received in full.