This class will be taught online and you can take part from the comfort of your own home. The RCS campus will re-open in September with a limited capacity for degree students only to ensure a safe learning environment for all.

* Bookings for this course are now closed – please join our mailing list for information and updates about future classes.

This 10-week online course is for people aged 16+ who wish to develop their on screen and on-set skills and knowledge.

The course will involve a series of masterclasses, practical workshops and Q&A sessions that explore your professional practice. The course will include sessions on textual analysis, casting, self-tapes and on set etiquette. The sessions will be delivered by experienced professionals including casting actors, casting agents, directors and filmmakers.

See Course Outline for a week to week break down of activities.

By the end of the course you will have:

  • Developed text analysis and character development skills
  • Taken part in a mock casting session
  • Created your own self-tape and received feedback on it
  • Had the opportunity to work with a casting director
  • Knowledge of on-set etiquette and protocol

Please see How Does an Online Course Work? section for information about how the course will run and what you need to do in advance. When booking the course you will be asked to agree that you have read and understood our Pre-HE OnlineTeaching Policy.

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