ACTING FOR THE CAMERA is an accredited avocational course designed to help you learn the camera and acting skills required to grab an audience. It takes the talent you already have and teaches you how to focus it to make the most impact, both in person and through the lens.
What’s makes NFI’s acting for the camera course even more unique is that it can benefit a broad array of people, not just professional actors. Acting — presenting to camera and to an audience — is a powerful skill that nearly everyone can use. NFI’s acting program is design to improve the skills of everyone who has an interest, need, or calling for acting.
We focus on the core principle of “being” in front of others, which is vital for anyone who wants to be on stage or on screen, but also the ever-expanding world business promotion and online media: corporate videos, podcasts, multimedia entertainment, even personal youtube channels and influencers.
Even for experienced actors, refining this foundation — the ability to truly engage an audience, some might call it the X-factor — is key. Whether front of a small group, a theatre audience, or the intimidating and lonely glare of a single camera lens — it’s a life-long skill that can help you in countless ways.
Interactive. Challenging. Focussed.
You will transform yourself in this program.
One of the side benefits of the ACTING FOR THE CAMERA experience is that you will have a much stronger sense of yourself and your body; this will liberate you to be more confident and channel whatever energies you need in everyday life. The more confident one is in their movement and presentation, the more engaging they become in everything from small meetings to auditions and performances. You will be able to connect to your muse and develop a new level of esteem for yourself.
“Your acting will not be good until it is only yours. That’s true of music, acting, anything creative. You work until finally nobody is acting like you.”
– Sanford Meisner
Our acting program is focused on the Meisner Technique taught by Micah Ellars and guest instructors including Raul Torres. He is a Meisner trained actor and director whose goal is always revealing you the keys inside you to unlock your action genius. He has worked in film, TV, commercial music videos and has a wide range of experience to draw from. What is unique about his teaching ability is that he is an award winner director himself, so he knows how to cater his lessons towards a more cinematic style that will make you the type of actor that directors will love to work with on set.
Program duration: 12 weeks (3 modules, 4-weeks each)
Classes schedule: Friday-Sunday
Total tuition and course fees: $2500.00 per module
Course Topics Include:
Voice & Speech
Introduction to Camera
Movement for Actors