If you’re looking to become a versatile and multi-skilled performer, and join a creative community of filmmakers, screenwriters and actors, this is the course for you. It has been carefully designed alongside industry experts to provide you with the skillset to pursue an exciting career in this industry.
Focusing on voice and movement, you'll explore acting for both stage and screen, and discover how stories are told through performance. Collaborating with peers from all over the world, you'll learn what it means to come together as a creative community – taking a production from concept to performance, with access to:
- Acting and TV studios
- Free Adobe Creative Cloud license
- Professional editing suites
- Red, Sony and Black Magic cameras
- Da Vinci Resolve, Movie Magic
- A professional foley studio
- Sound mixers and Celeb lighting
With small class sizes, you'll have close contact with academics who have performed at the National Theatre and stared in shows on Sky and Amazon Prime – they'll be able to tailor their lessons to suit your passions and career aspirations.
Spend time honing your techniques, developing your own artistic identity and building a strong portfolio of original work to share at interviews and auditions.
Study in London – the home of UK film and theatre
London is one of the world’s greatest theatre cities and a hub for world cinema. Your studies will be enhanced by field trips, workshops, masterclasses and guest lectures from industry experts, where you’ll discover how people from different backgrounds use the arts to connect, collaborate and comment on the world around us. Recently we've had:
- Casting directors Simone Pereira Hind and Ben Cogan
- Emmy award-winning and BAFTA nominated TV directors
- Guest directors Gael Le Cornec and Jonathan Holloway
In your second year, you'll also have the chance to study abroad to expand your horizons – a popular choice is Vancouver Film School.
In your Foundation year, you'll gain a solid grounding in academic skills and principles, as well as an introduction to your chosen subject area.
It will provide a rich and varied experience to ensure you’re prepared for degree-level study in the UK – ready to develop specialist knowledge and confidently make the most of your course.
Some modules will be taken with students heading towards the same or related subject areas, while others will be taken with a blend of students – enabling you to mix with peers who bring a range of different perspectives and experiences to the classroom.
You’ll take two modules related to your subject area and eight shared modules covering key skills like communication, critical thinking, cultural understanding, politics, data, creativity and entrepreneurship.
Once you’ve successfully completed your Foundation year, you’ll directly progress to Year 1 of your chosen degree-level course.
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