Summer sessions - Acting for Film and Television
This one-week summer workshop in English offers participants a chance to discover acting in front of the camera and to learn about the fundamentals of drama in film and television. The workshop allows them to increase their understanding of the required elements of Acting for film and TV.
- Being aware of the various shot types
- Discovering the role of technicians
- Learning how to frame so as to better position and express oneself in the given space
- Being conscious of the nuances between acting for theater on a stage and for camera
- Discover the cinema “workflow” and the roles of the production crew
- Delve into the collaboration process of actors on-set with the film director, the camera crew and the production team
Participants in the workshop focus on rehearsing and performing various scenes, which are filmed. They write creative monologues to perform in front of the camera and prepare short scenes from films with other actors. Throughout the workshop, students are also introduced to the history and technology of filmmaking, and are given an opportunity to take part in the filming of scenes and monologues as a camera or sound crew member. Overall, the workshop includes both short lectures, rehearsals, the filming of the performed monologues and scenes, and the screening of participants' edited scenes.
Acting for Film and Television in Paris:
The workshop includes 39 hours of class time
- Day 1: 10am to 4pm (break from 12pm to 1pm)
- Day 2-6: 10am to 5pm (break from 1pm to 2pm)
- Day 7: 10am to 3pm (break from 12pm to 1pm)
Students can register online below.