Media Acting - Graduate Intensive Program (P707)

2019-20202020-2021

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Overview

Program Overview

This seven-week certificate program is specifically designed for actors who have graduated from recognized theatre schools or theatre professionals (Equity members) with at least five years experience, 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 Description

Media Acting – Graduate Intensive is a seven-week certificate program for theatre school graduates or theatre professionals (Equity members) with at least five years experience, 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 and theatre professionals 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.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Present oneself for employment in media as a professional actor and provide services that meet professional industry standards and ethics.
  2. Develop a believable character appropriate for the role and to the technological requirements of each recorded media discipline.
  3. Convey and sustain truth of character using relevant technical skills with appropriate emotional depth and clarity throughout the shooting of multiple scenes.
  4. Work collaboratively with agents, casting directors, producers, directors and film crews.
  5. Develop and apply strategies for personal, career and professional development to enhance work performance and maintain currency within the industry.

Courses

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

Tuition and Fees

Tuition

$2,200.00*

Additional Costs

* Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for this seven-week summer program starting in fall 2018. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in fall 2019 and at later dates.

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

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website 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 fee requirements.

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 or theatre professionals (Equity members).

How to Apply

Applications for this program are done directly through the School of Media and Performing Arts at George Brown College. Please fill in the form to start the process.

Questions can be directed to media@georgebrown.ca or 416-415-5000 ext. 2015.

Contact Us

School of Media & Performing Arts

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 2015

Email: media@georgebrown.ca

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

Campus tours are offered on a regular basis. Sign up today!

Sign up and learn more about your options, our programs, and life at George Brown.

Media Acting - Graduate Intensive Program (P707)

2019-20202020-2021

Compare up to 3 programs

Overview

Program Overview

This seven-week certificate program is specifically designed for actors who have graduated from recognized theatre schools or theatre professionals (Equity members) with at least five years experience, 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 Description

Media Acting – Graduate Intensive is a seven-week certificate program for theatre school graduates or theatre professionals (Equity members) with at least five years experience, 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 and theatre professionals 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.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Present oneself for employment in media as a professional actor and provide services that meet professional industry standards and ethics.
  2. Develop a believable character appropriate for the role and to the technological requirements of each recorded media discipline.
  3. Convey and sustain truth of character using relevant technical skills with appropriate emotional depth and clarity throughout the shooting of multiple scenes.
  4. Work collaboratively with agents, casting directors, producers, directors and film crews.
  5. Develop and apply strategies for personal, career and professional development to enhance work performance and maintain currency within the industry.

Courses

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

Tuition and Fees

Tuition

$2,300.00*

Additional Costs

* Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for this seven-week summer program starting in fall 2020. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in fall 2021 and at later dates.

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

Financial Assistance

This program is not eligible for OSAP funding.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website 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 fee requirements.

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 or or theatre professionals (Equity members). 

How to Apply

Applications for this program are done directly through the School of Media and Performing Arts at George Brown College. Please fill in the form to start the process.

Questions can be directed to media@georgebrown.ca or 416-415-5000 ext. 2015.

Contact Us

School of Media & Performing Arts

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 2015

Email: media@georgebrown.ca

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

Campus tours are offered on a regular basis. Sign up today! You can also check out our virtual tour.

Sign up and learn more about your options, our programs, and life at George Brown.