"How to get into acting" is a question asked by many aspiring actors in Australia. As such, New York Film Academy Australia delivers the nationally recognized training program CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media with chosen coursework focused on the craft and business of acting for film. Over the course of the two semesters of the program, students learn how to make the transition from acting on stage to acting in front of a camera.

After all, when it comes to acting in a film, television show, or web series, actors must contend with numerous distractions and challenges that might be new to them, from having numerous crew members scurry about the set, to collaborating with the director on his/her vision. Actors will learn that cultivating a performance on command is a skill that is not simply intuited. The acting classes offered at the New York Film Academy will give students the tools needed to address these challenges through “learning by doing.”

Students in Australia have the option of studying at NYFA Australia Gold Coast campus. NYFA Australia students study under the Academy's world-class faculty composed of professional actors who continue to work throughout the country, and the world, in films and television shows. In addition, students take a wide range of acting classes designed to expose them to every facet of acting for film, while preparing them to achieve their professional goals upon completing the program.

In addition to their in-class instruction, students also receive extensive experience performing different roles through exercises in front of the camera, either through instructor-supervised acting workshops or by collaborating with film school students to work on original film projects, giving them real on-set experience that has earned our acting school a sterling reputation.

CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media: Acting for Film: Subjects

Students take a wide variety of acting classes, covering everything from the essentials of performing on in front of a camera, to performing on-stage for a live audience. Contact hours include in-class instruction as well as instructor-supervised workshops, where students gain hands-on experience learning tried and true techniques that will prepare them for the industry. All of this is done under the guidance of expert instructors who are active professionals in their fields.

CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media: Acting for Film: Projects

In addition to the acting program's coursework, students will complete a multitude of projects over the course of the program that help them develop professional-level skills, working on everything from short exercises to live stage production, and short film scene work. Students can expect to complete film projects that address the following ideas and concepts:

  • Acting for Film
  • Acting Techniques
  • Voice and Movement
  • Business of Acting
  • Introduction to Film
  • Filmcraft
  • Speech
  • Scene Study

CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media: Acting for Film: Pre Requisites for Admission

Successful completion of the NYFA Australia CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media (coursework — acting focus) or equivalent.

CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media: Acting for Film: Application Process

Interested students are to submit the following, prior to attending a panel interview:

  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Creative Portfolio
  • Statement of Purpose
  • A Formal Interview Process

Additional Acting Program Offerings at NYFA Australia

  • CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media - Acting for Film
  • Short-Term Acting for Film Workshops

PLEASE NOTE: This program is equivalent to the Second Semester of the New York Film Academy's one-year certificate program as offered in the United States. Students who successfully complete the program will receive a CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media and a transcript for the second semester of the United States certificate program.

Start Dates

• September 2018 • January 2019
• May 2019 • July 2019
• September 2019

Program taught in:
English
English (Australia)

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