Media Acting - Graduate Intensive (P707)

Media Acting - Graduate Intensive
School of Media and Performing Arts
St. James Campus
7 weeks
George Brown College Certificate
This seven-week certificate program is specifically designed for actors who have graduated from recognized theatre schools and wish to acquire, develop and deepen their on-camera acting skills in order to move confidently between the worlds of stage and screen.

Full Program Descriptions


Media Acting – Graduate Intensive is a seven-week certificate program for theatre school graduates who wish to acquire, develop and deepen their on-camera acting skills in order to move confidently between the worlds of stage and screen. This intensive George Brown College certificate program is designed exclusively for acting program graduates who have a solid foundation on which to build.

Each week, students take compressed classes in a modular learning style, including lessons in voice-over, animation, combat for film, new technology acting and auditioning for film. They also take a daily on-camera acting class for the full seven weeks. Included is a weekly guest lecture series featuring professional directors, producers, actors and agents speaking on relevant topics within the field.

Combat acting

Part Time Study Options  

George Brown College also offers evening courses in acting for film. See the Continuing Education Course Guide at

Program Standards and Learning Outcomes  

Every credential at George Brown College delivers detailed program learning outcomes that are discipline-specific and aligned with the appropriate credential level. Program learning outcomes are statements that describe the knowledge and skills that students are expected to demonstrate by the end of their program of study.

Course Outline

Required Courses 

semester courses
Code Course Name
ACTS7002 Understanding Demo Reels
ACTS7006 Audition Techniques
ACTS7008 New Technology Acting
ACTS7009 Voice-Over Characterisation
ACTS7010 Acting for the Camera
ACTS7015 Combat for Film
ACTS7016 Commercial Auditioning
ACTS7019 Animation Voicing
ACTS7029 ADR Looping
ACTS7050 Guest Lecture Series

Careers and Post-Graduate Study Opportunities

Tuition and Fees



Additional Cost 

* Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for this seven-week summer program starting in fall 2016. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in fall 2017 and at later dates.

International students: Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information.

How to Qualify and Apply

Admission Requirements  

Applicants are selected based on the selection criteria outlined below.

  • Graduate of a two or three-year Theatre Acting diploma or a three or four-year degree BFA in Acting.

Apply To  

Applicants should apply direct to Kristina Zaja at or 416-415-5000 ext. 2015.

Contact Us

Contact Us  

School of Media & Performing Arts

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 2015


For more information about George Brown College, you may also call the Contact Centre at 416-415-2000 (TTY 1-877-515-5559) or long distance 1-800-265-2002.


Visit Our Campus  

The School of Media & Performing Arts is located at the St. James Campus at 230 Richmond St East, Toronto

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George Brown College is continually striving to improve its programs and their delivery. The information contained in this calendar is subject to change without notice. It should not be viewed as a representation, offer or warranty. Students are responsible for verifying George Brown College admission, graduation, and fee requirements as well as any requirements of outside institutions, industry associations, or other bodies that may award additional designations concurrently with, or after completion of, a George Brown College program.

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