The Screen Experience

Learn screen acting technique and be involved in a film project

Perform in a screen project

Actors in front of camera for screen acting class

If you've ever wanted to be in a film, now is your chance! In The Screen Experience, you learn end-to-end what is required to be an actor in a film project. This class will not only teach you the skills of developing characters and acting for the camera, you'll also cover important industry content like contracts, working with film schedules, and contributing to the promotion of film projects.

Plus, this course is part of the 10915NAT Certificate IV in Acting - so if you choose, you can receive accreditation for completing this unit.

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Class Details

ACCREDITED: Yes, if you enrol as an accredited student and complete the assessments, you will complete NAT10915010 Perform in a screen project. However, if you don't wish to complete the assessments, you can simply participate in the week-to-week classes and the film shoots.
6pm - 9:30pm, Thursday nights, 27 April, 2023 through to 22 June 2023 PLUS one weekend intensive, 3-4 June.
DURATION: 9 weeks
VENUE: Perform Australia studios, 2A Barker St, Griffith ACT 2603
TUTOR: Kaitlyn Boyé
COST: $1,720. (Don't have the money up front? Would you like a payment plan? Please call 1300 908 905 to arrange one.)

What you'll learn

Understanding how film projects work

Learn about different screen contexts, how to read a call sheet, expectations on the actor around hair, costume and makeup, and working on location. Find out more about managing your schedule as an actor.

Create characters

Learn a process for reading a script and developing a character, including the personal research required of the actor; plus you'll understand the limited rehearsal processes within film and television contexts and what you need to do as an actor to succeed under these conditions.

Confidence in front of the camera

Through a range of exercises, you'll develop confidence performing in front of the camera by workshopping different techniques. Then you'll be ready to be a part of your film project.

Screen your project

Once your project is complete, you'll participate in promoting a screening of your project, and understand what's involved for the actor in regard to publicity.

Why you should do this course right now

Reason #1:  Get a head start on your year

What a great way to start the year - digging into your craft as an actor! Within just 9 weeks you'll be way more confident as a performer in front of the camera, and you'll have greater insight into what the industry is about.

Reason #2: This course is accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)

Perform Australia is a registered training organisation (RTO 40859), which means we are able to issue qualifications. 'On Screen' is one subject within the 10915NAT Certificate IV in Acting, with the unit of study being NAT10915010 Perform in a screen project. When you join this course, you can opt to enrol as an accredited student, complete the assessments, and at the end, receive a Statement of Attainment for the unit. If you prefer to do 'Screen Experience' for leisure, that's ok too - but please make sure you attend all the required film shoots as part of your commitment to the course.

Kaitlyn Boye Canberra

Reason #3: Your tutor is amazing... Introducing Kaitlyn Boyé

Kaitlyn is a professional film and television actress and model based in Australia. Her most recent screen credits include the role of Abbi Springwell on Network 7's Home and Away, the voice role of Charlotte in the final season of A Place To Call Home and Jade in the short film The Towns We Lived In for which she was awarded Top Shorts Best Young Actress award in 2017. Her feature film credits include Anna in Skinford from writer/director Nik Kacevski, Katya Girard in The Pitch by Daniel Green, the lead role of Jane in TITLE films Life After Man, and Alice in Tony D’Aquino’s slasher The Furies. She holds a Diploma in Screen Acting from Screenwise as well as Diplomas in Camera Fundamentals and Colour Grading from The Australian Film Television & Radio School. Kaitlyn also trains regularly in live fight combat and is experienced with stunt coordination.

Studio Location

2A Barker St, Griffith ACT 2603 - adjacent to the Shoprite supermarket in the Griffith shopping precinct.

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