Acting for Camera An exciting three day intensive course.


Acting for Camera

Key Information
  • Cost

    £450 per three day course

  • Times

    10am – 6pm

  • Dates

    14 – 16 September 2020

Course Overview

ⓘ Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic September’s course will take place using social distancing measures. Please get in touch if you require any further information.

An exciting three day intensive course working with industry professionals.

The scenes shot will then be edited by a professional editor at BOVTS and delivered online to students four weeks after the end of the course.

Download the application form for further details.

Day 1

What is Acting for Camera?

Working on set.

Cast & crew relationships, professional conduct and terminology.

Rehearsal of monologue pieces to camera

Shoot monologues

Casting and script work.


Day 2

Acting for camera and the Meisner technique.

Rehearsal of scripts

Camera blocking and shot construction.


Day 3

Shoot day

Shooting three duologues. Students not in the scene being filmed will be working with the director behind the monitor.

Generating work as an actor.

Agents, spotlight profiles, commercial work and headshots.

The course culminates in the shooting of a scene with a professional director and crew for use in your showreel. You will receive a Dropbox link to your completed scenes.

Spaces are limited to 6 per course with a student/staff ration of 3 to 1.

Dates for 2020

  • Wednesday 25 – Friday 27 March – CANCELLED
  • Tuesday 14 – Thursday 16 April – CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 8 – Friday 10 July – CANCELLED
  • Monday 13 – Wednesday 15 July – CANCELLED
  • Monday 14 – Wednesday 16 September – FULLY BOOKED
Students relaxing outside of the School
The School is in a beautiful part of Bristol, overlooking a huge park called the Downs. We sometimes take advantage of our close proximity to the Downs during the summer term, practising fight and dance routines, or voice or singing classes! Dan Hall, BA Professional Acting student