Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours total – 25 hours (delivered in 1 week intensive), 5 hours (delivered in 1 day simulated screen test session – takes place after the intensive week). |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Experience in acting or film work. Recommended prior study, (but not prerequisite): THTR10007 The Actor’s Process; THTR20022 Improvisation: Text, Space and Action, BFA Theatre Practice subjects e.g. DRAM10020 Acting and Performance Making 1A.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
T: 13MELB (13 6352)
This subject is an intensive introduction to art of screen acting that focuses on the processes actors use for creating effective performances for camera. A series of practical exercises are introduced that allow participants to focus on creating effective on-screen performances. Students experiment with concept of ‘intention’ through prescribed and self-selected scenes. Practical insight into dealing with the pressure of the camera’s gaze and learning to work objectively with one’s self image is given. Classes and exercises will also focus on the analysis of classic scenes from theatre, film and television. This subject will be of interest to aspiring actors, directors, cinematographers, writers and artists wishing to gain a practical understanding of the relationship between the living body and its performance for camera.
• demonstrate an application of acting for camera technique including ‘inhabiting the material’, ‘clarity of intention’ and ‘revelation of inner life’;
• Reflection Paper (1500 words) - End of Semester 35%
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
• Exercise understanding of the complexities underlying verbal communication;
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Contemporary Music) |
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Production)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre Practice)
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