We’ve just had one spot open up in our previously sold out intermediate class on Saturday November 1. Contact Screenwise on 02 9281 4484 if you’d like to secure this spot. Get in quick it won’t last!!!
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If you’re serious about an acting career, our Diploma of Screen Acting course is designed to give you the best chance at getting the one thing that is most elusive in the acting industry – a job.
To put it quite simply, nowadays, if you want to be an actor, you can’t afford to not have a screen acting profile.
Statistics show that 85% of an actor’s career-long income will be derived from television and film. With the majority of renowned acting schools in Australia focusing on theatre, Screenwise aims to give students the crucial skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in the film and TV industry.
Diploma of Screen Acting
The Diploma of Screen Acting offers students the most advanced and critical acting theories and professional industry advice available today. It covers the full spectrum of skills training required to produce a high calibre, professional screen actor.
Based on the Roberts Method, it mixes a strong academic element with a hard-nosed professionalism, providing total focus and immersion training in the unique skills and techniques required for screen acting to meet the demands of today’s industry.
Students graduate with solid screen acting skills, in-depth technical screen knowledge, business management skills for actors, theatre skills, industry knowledge and contacts, as well as a live industry graduation showcase production, showreel and final year film production for their portfolio.
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Initial application is through Screenwise’s website and involves submitting a pre-recorded audition. Second stage application involves a call back audition. Applications close on 15 November 2014.
Screenwise was established thirteen years ago to provide specialist, career-focused training in acting for film & television. In today’s industry, without a strong screen profile, it is difficult for actors to progress in any facet of acting.
Overseen by Denise Roberts (Wonderland, Schapelle, Mrs Biggs, Packed To The Rafters, Blood Brothers, Always Greener, GP), Screenwise employs top industry professionals – award-winning actors, directors and casting consultants – who are articulate and inspirational tutors.
Screenwise is a boutique drama school specifically designed to teach the art of screen acting. The school attracts students from around the country and the globe. Alumni include high profile actors such as Chris Hemsworth, Todd Lasance, Isabel Lucas, Ashleigh Cummings, Christian Clark, George Houvardas, Tabrett Bethell, Yvonne Strahovski, and Andy Whitfield.
Screenwise spills the beans on our favourite places for coffee a feed or a drink!
The Sandwich Shop
Hands down one of the best places around town to grab a sandwich, breakfast is an option as are fresh salads, soups and coffee
44 Revervoir St, Surry Hills
One of our personal favourites here at Screenwise, located just around the corner, chur burgers are the best going around – ask any Screenwiser
48 Albion St, Surry Hills
Four Ate Five
Four Ate Five is the type of café you’d eat in every day. It’s got brilliant food, friendly service and a pulled pork sandwich that visits you in your dreams.
485 Crown St, Surry Hills
Me And Art
This cute cafe specialises in gluten-free and vegan-friendly goodies, plus top-notch coffee.
62 Mary St, Surry Hills
Coined as the coffee equivalent of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, this is a definite must for a good coffee!
61 Albion St, Surry Hills
Walk through a small alley lane and you are at this NYC inspired cafe! Promises great coffee and the bagels are not too shabby either!
226 Commonwealth St, Surry Hills
Coffee fans converge on this cafe, with ethically sourced beans – this cafe is one of our favourites
60-64 Reservoir St, Surry Hills
Royal Albert Hotel
Located just around the corner, this pub is the perfect way to grab an awesome craft beer or a cracking cheeseburger with mates
140 Commonwealth St, Surry Hills
One of our absolute favourites, with an all day menu and an awesome wine list, this place is the ideal situation for a good time
285a Crown St, Surry Hills
The 2014 Diploma of Screen Acting Graduation went off with a bang last Tuesday evening at the renowned Carriageworks with a catalogue of industry professionals in attendance including Mullinars Casting, Shine Australia and Marquee Management just to name a few!
The showcase provided a wonderful opportunity for industry professionals as well as friends and family of graduating students to share in the culmination of the two-year full – time comprehensive creative and technical training journey undertaken at Screenwise during the Diploma of Screen Acting course.
As well as a live theatre performance, the evening screened a short neo-noir theme presentation and excerpts from all 15 students final year films, making it the highest number of graduates in Screenwise’s history of Diploma of Screen Acting.
“The previous two years have been a remarkable achievement for our graduates and that was certainly evident with the wealth of talent present in the room tonight. This evening is yet another prime example of our very talented cohort who have enthusiastically embraced every opportunity and challenge, who are completely comfortable on set and on screen, and highly skilled in all facets of production and post production. ”, said Principal Director and CEO Denise Roberts.
Graduate student Jordan Sykes comments that ‘It’s scary to think that two years has nearly come to an end, I remember the moment I got accepted into Screenwise – Australia’s Leading Film & TV School for Actors, I have worked with some of Australia’s top Actors/Directors/Casting Agents etc and I couldn’t ask for a better life at the moment! Excited to see what will happen and thanks to everyone who has been so supportive especially my friends, family and tutors!”
Interested in pursuing a career in acting but not sure what 2015 holds for you? A 2 Year Full-time intensive creative and technical screen acting program that covers everything connected to the film and television industry from extended acting methods and techniques, screen combat, green screen, movement and voice for screen, various dialects including standard American, right through to developing relationships with producers, directors, agents and casting directors.
Successful applicants will also work intimately with Australia’s new up and coming directors from AFTRS. Based on the “Roberts Method” the Diploma mixes a strong academic element with a hard-nosed professionalism. It provides total focus and immersion training in the unique skills and techniques required for screen acting to meet the demands of today’s film industry. The 2015 intake of the Screenwise 2 Year Full-time Diploma will commence in February 2015. Applications are now open and close on 15 November 2014.
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