Proline Film Academy|| Advanced VFX Motion Graphics Film School

ACTING FOR FILM COURSE:

Transform your relationship with yourself and others.
Develop an actor's instrument and a comprehensive understanding of the craft and business of acting. You are inspired by the power of acting.
You understand the critical relationship between the actor, the story, and the camera, and how it shapes an audience's reaction to a feature film, TV, or web series.

You are ready for relentless self-discovery, and to take the necessary steps on your journey.
You possess the commitment to hone your most valuable instrument – YOU. You are an actor.

The emphasis of this course is on the creative side and covers the advanced knowledge required to act and produce for VFX films, including basic storyboarding, digital camera operation, lighting, sound, and digital computer editing on an industry leading application.
The course is very ‘hands-on’ and practical in its approach with students being exposed to a range of industry standard applications.
Our Film School has invested in the latest professional technology to give its students the edge in this competitive market.

Proline Film Academy offers a powerful insight not only into what goes on in front of the camera but also what goes on behind the camera with our acting courses.
This expert knowledge taught by industry professionals will give you an experience like no other.
Take part in short films, learn what you need to understand how a set works. Students are given the opportunity to be taught by an acting coach and professional film director.
They will act in numerous short VFX films that will be discussed in class, giving our students the chance to see how their technique is progressing.

Take Your Career to the Next Level:
This course is intended for anybody who is in the making, such as basic and advanced camera handling, lighting, and video editing.
The program is open to any one 15years and above with no prior experience nor personal equipment.
On completion of the course students will have the skills to construct a piece of work creatively, and assemble the content in a logical manner with a target audience in mind.
Students will be able participate in a short film this will be a stepping stone’ for students who wish to progress to our Diploma of Film Production programs.

Begin the mental, physical, and emotional preparation necessary to enter into the craft of acting.
You'll encounter the core principles, including acting technique, camera skills, movement, voice, and improvisation.
1 - Apply your growing skills to deep scene study and personal monologues.
Discover the demands of Sitcom and the high stakes skills necessary for motion capture, green screen, and heightened dramas.
Share your work at the end of the term in a live presentation.

2 - Elevate your acting techniques, critical sensibilities, and performance range. Experience the technical and creative demands of television auditions.

3 - Think beyond the school and cement the work you’ve accomplished in the year.
Shoot your film project and promo reel in studio to showcase your talents.
Define how to be the driver of your own career and consider strategies for getting an agent.

4 - Experience an intense acting workshop that aims to free your impulse to elevate every performance.
Voice Coaching sessions will further encourage ease and range in your voice to prepare you for the demands of feature film auditions and your introduction to the world of Voice Acting.

5 - Expand your range and presence through improv and collaborations with Film Production.
Investigate how your life story informs your performances, enabling you to bring greater truth to your work. Our Acting instructors come right from the industry, and offer an unparalleled education based on decades of real-world experience, designed to give students the skills, contacts and confidence to kick start their careers.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN OUR ACTING COURSE:

Proline Film Academy's industry partnerships make sure your course is always up to date, and provide you with opportunities and contacts.
As a graduate of the Acting for Film + Television program at Proline Film Academy, you’ll be trained to act in a variety entertainment media.
Each avenue draws upon a unique aspect of your acting training and will encourage the ongoing pursuit of your artistic growth.

- FEATURE FILMS AND TELEVISION SERIES:
As an actor for film and television, you may take your first step as an extra or with a guest role.
An opportunity in a feature film could raise your profile, helping you to land future roles, while securing the role of a continuing character on a series can provide you with provide years of lucrative work.

- VOICEOVERS AND ANIMATION:
There is a burgeoning demand for actors with particularly expressive voices and wide vocal ranges.
You provide the voices for animated characters, or bring words to life for radio and voiceovers.

- COMMERCIALS:
Acting in commercials is often considered the "bread and butter" of the acting world, and relies heavily on strong improv skills.
Engagements are short-lived but pay well.

THIS COURSE SUITS ALL:

[A] - All creatives with a passion for visual communication and artists who would like to get a Profession introduction to film looks.
[B] - High School leavers who need to turn filming / Photography as a paying job.
[C] - Marketing and communication professionals who would like to gain a better understanding of the creative workflow.

COURSE CONTENTS:

SEMESTER ONE:

• Basic video formats
• Working with various cameras
• Lenses and Filters
• Story telling Techniques
• Understanding the Video workflow
• Story telling with Gears
• Advanced lighting techniques
• Home video studio set-ups in relation to project requirements
• Understanding time codes, screen writing, and audio.
• Screen Writing Fundamentals.
• Managing your Career
• Micro Budget Filmmaking
• How to define your style and brand.
• Understanding the 180 rule.
• How to boost your brand in 50 steps.
• Dialogue Secrets.
• Cinematography Introduction to Composition and Camera Movement .
• Documentary Production.

SEMESTER TWO:

1• PRODUCING:
- The challenges of being producer and director
- What is a producer
- Dealing with legal issues
- Marketing your film
- Taking care of your team
- Finding financing
- Producing shorts vs. features

2• WRITTING SCRIPTS:
- Story Basics - Getting Ideas
- Creating a Fantasy World
- Writing the Story
- Writing the Screenplay

3• PRE-PRODUCTION:
- Script Breakdown
- Creating the Shot List
- Creating the Schedule
- Creating the Budget
- Getting a Crew
- Art and Production Design
- Wardrobe - Locations
- Preparing for Production
- Preparing for Post

2• DIRECTING:
- Interpreting the script
- Choosing the tone of the film
- Adding tension
- Respecting budgets and schedules
- Planning the shots
- Maintaining continuity
- Telling stories with a camera
- Cheating and stealing shots
- Framing the shot
- Adding atmospherics
- Directing the edit
- Directing VFX shots
- Directing audio choices

SEMESTER THREE:

• Acting for Virtual Sets
• Working on Set.
• The Secrets of Action Screenwriting.
• Writing Love Screenwriting Tricks.
• Introduction to Real Cinematography
• Introduction to Video editing
• Introduction to VFX enviroments
• Screen Writing for hollywood.
• Introduction to Final Draft software
• Introduction to advanced color grading
• Introduction to Audio for film, Mixing your Film.
• Marketing & Distribution.

SOFTWARE PACKAGES FOR THIS COURSE:

• Final Draft

CAREERE OPORTUNITIES AFTER YOUR COMPLETION FOR THIS COURSE:

Film Director:

A film director is the individual responsible for taking a project’s script, directives from producers, participating talent and the elements of production; and combining it in order to deliver the raw footage desired by the film's creators.
Famous for their temperaments, on-set director’s chair, megaphones and periodically screaming “CUT!” the director is ultimately held accountable for eliciting exceptional performances and work from all.

What Is a Film Director?
Producing a film generally requires the helping hands of hundreds of people.
One of the most important professionals during the production of the film, however, is the film director.

“What about the movie stars?”
you may be asking. “Aren’t they important?” The short answer to that question is yes, they are extremely important in most cases. Some films, however, can be made without actors. No film, on the other hand, can be created without the constant presence of a film director.

Film directors are the professionals that are responsible for making the majority of the creative decisions during film making.
A film director can often be referred to as a leader or supervisor during the production of a film.
Without a director, the process of making a movie would be complete and utter chaos, instead of just slightly chaotic at times.
Chances are a film would not ever get made without the help of a director.

Work Environment:
As mentioned above, a film director is responsible for nearly all creative decision making during the creation of a film.
Directors will often work closely with members of the cast and crew, including actors, costume designers, lighting and sound technicians, cameramen, and writers.
Some directors may even write or rewrite the screenplays for some of the films that they direct.
If a director did not write the screenplay for the movie that he is directing, his first duty is to thoroughly read through and study it.

Acting:
The world of acting encompasses a wide-range of opportunities for the aspiring actor.
Trained professionals are needed in modest theater productions; for movies, commercials, documentaries and to exhibit their talents on some of the world’s most respected stages.

What Is Acting?
Of all the different types of performing arts, acting is probably one of the most popular.
Acting has a long history, and it has been around for centuries.
Before individual actors dominated the stage, several members of a chorus often sang and spoke to narrate a story.
In ancient Greece, however, all of this changed when, one day, a single actor separated himself from the chorus and spoke lines as if he were the main character in the story.
His name was Thespis, and to this day, some actors are still referred to as thespians.Actors are the individuals that perform, or act, in certain performing arts productions.

Work Environment:
Actors are the individuals that portray the different characters in a script.
These are the individuals that help bring written scripts alive. Most experts agree that the skills and abilities of the actors will often determine whether or not a particular show is a success or not.Generally, actors' primary duties are to act like the characters in a different scripts.

This includes speaking and walking like the characters that they portray.
Actors should also be able to figure out their characters' mentality and drive in life, and they will often try to imitate their characters' mannerisms and attitude as well.Being an actor often takes a great deal of research.
Most actors will often study and scrutinize their characters carefully before truly getting a grasp on their roles.
For instance, an actor playing the role of a historical figure, will often find himself pouring over newspaper clippings, biographies, movies, news stories, and interviews that focus on this figure. This research, although time consuming, is often a very important part of an acting career.
As a career, acting requires a great deal of patience and dedication.
An art career cannot happen overnight, Becoming an artist takes dedication, hard work, and a plan.
Learning early lessons about how to develop your skills, attract clients, and market yourself can help you generate early results.

Screenwriter:

Are you an armchair critic with a creative imagination and the ability to write?
Are you serious about the film industry and lured by the drama of the big screen?
If so, and you’re ready to climb your way to the top, then a career as a screenwriter is well-suited to you.

What Is Screenwriting?

A screenwriter or scriptwriter (also sometimes known as scenarist) is a writer who writes screenplays for television, film, video games, and comics.
Screenwriters are good at writing, storytelling, and usually, have a vivid imagination.
They love the movies and television and think they have the fortitude and passion to make it in this competitive industry.
And, with hundreds of feature films, and dozens of television movies and weekly series produced each year, (not including cable TV, independent, religious, or educational shows) somebody must be writing screenplays.
There are a number of attributes and skills that all screenwriters must have, including:

- An understanding and appreciation of how films, video games, etc. affect an audience
- An in-depth knowledge of story, plot, and narrative
- A creative imagination
- Familiarity with current software for formatting, writing, and presenting screenplays, comics, or video games
- Ability to bring characters to life through pictorial and dramatic writing Well-organized and dedicated
- Ability to work within strict deadlines
- Ability to work as part of a team with other creatives
- Flexible, able to take criticism, ambitious, and realistic

What Does a Screenwriter Do?

Screenwriting is a distinct art field that requires talent, practice, and training, plus an enormous level of commitment.
The field has a clearly defined set of rules, methods, and parameters for achieving success, both professionally and artistically.
Every screenplay begins with a story idea.
Screenwriters turn those ideas into scripts with the intention of having them produced, made into a video game or a comic (including manga and graphic novels).
Some stories are fiction and others are nonfiction; based on a person’s life story or an event, which is then adapted by the screenwriter.