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Showreel Course

A training toolkit for screen actors culminating in the production of two professionally shot showreel scenes.

Screenwise Pty. Ltd.

Showreel Course

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The February Showreel Course is officially FULL!  However, fear not! Your dreams of dazzling the screen are still within reach. Apply NOW for the July 2024 Showreel Course intake. 

Mark your calendars for July 2024 when the next Showreel Course begins and Act fast, as the spots are already filling up quicker than you can say “action”.

Seize the chance to shape your future in the spotlight and let your talents shine.  Don’t miss out on the magic.  Secure your place, apply below!

The Showreel Course offers practical experience on camera right from the outset, giving the actor the skills essential for successfully working in the screen industry.  A compelling showreel is the key to securing a reputable actor’s agent who will use your showreel when submitting you for work. Crafted on 4K with professional directors and crew on location, Screenwise showreels are state-of-the-art, capturing the full spectrum of an actor’s talent, range, and versatility. Unlock doors to opportunities as your professional showreel becomes the linchpin in securing representation and landing coveted roles. 

The course goes beyond the reel and offers an exclusive opportunity to audition and screen test with a professional casting director. This immersive experience not only provides invaluable feedback but also unveils insights into the intricacies of the audition process. Led by highly skilled professional tutors, this course is a comprehensive journey into the world of acting. From diverse acting methods to mastering presenting skills, refining American accents, and navigating green screen technology—all captured on camera—our program equips you with the multifaceted expertise demanded by the industry. 

Elevate your craft, perfect your reel, and step confidently into the competitive world of screen acting with the Screenwise’s Showreel Course.

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Showreel Course

Audition Unpacked

  • 29/06/2024
  • Saturday Morning
    3 Hour Workshop MORE INFO
    9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Screenwise Studios Surry Hills
  • Anna Lee
Showreel Course

July 2024 Intake

  • 01/07/2024
  • See structure for dates and times
  • Screenwise Studios Surry Hills


  • 12/06/2024


Structure & Curriculum

Term Structure

  • Learn to open the channels of communication, broadening range and developing the voice.
  • Explore the fundamentals of screen acting; improvisation, relationship and emotional articulation.
  • Develop an on screen personal presence and self-awareness through screen script analysis.
  • Voice and standard accent development to professional and industry standards.
  • Work with given circumstances, actions, intentions and objectives to examine character motivation.
  • Understand the important role that performance plays in delivering a clear, communicative and impactful message to an audience.
  • Confident application of voice and movement effectively in scene work.
  • Refine screen acting technicals through the use of blocking, props and continuity.
  • Explore scene compilation and begin rehearsals for showreel shoot.
  • Production of showreel on location with 2 contrasting scenes professionally produced, shot, edited and directed.
  • Confident application of audition and screen test techniques.
  • Workshop with current Casting Director to expose the expected etiquette of auditions and casting calls.
  • Networking and self-marketing skills for actors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Green Screen (CGI).
  • A proficient understand of the industry and its key players.
  • Showreel scenes & Industry recognised Certificate upon completion.

The Screenwise Showreel Course has two intakes per year commencing in February and July, running over 4 x 10 week terms. Subject to availability successful applicants may choose either one full weekday class or two evening classes per week:

  • Day class: One full day, 10:00am – 5:00pm, OR,
  • Evening class: Two evenings per week, 6:30pm – 9:30pm.

All classes take place at our studios in Surry Hills, a short two-minute walk from Sydney Central Station.

Coming from a construction background in Wollongong I had zero idea about the acting industry and how to even get started, I just knew I wanted to give it a go .Screenwise was my first ever experience in acting and gave me the spark and passion for acting that continues to grow today. The caliber…

Adam Demos

From where I am today and the absolute dream ride I have had in my acting to this day, I most definitely have you to thank for getting me on my feet and giving me the opportunities you have through Screenwise! I actually think a lot about how I could have got to where I…

Todd Lasance

Studying at Screenwise with casting directors, directors, agents and top actors who know what is expected from the industry and are currently working in it provided me with an environment as close as possible to the real thing. So when I did have an audition for a TVC or a Film, I was prepared and…

Christian Clark

A Proven Career

Launch Pad

Kick-start your career

The Showreel Course is is one of our most popular courses, offering students hands-on screen-acting training and a professionally shot acting showreel on completion.

The course cost is all-inclusive and covers tuition, an on-location shoot with professional directors and crew, and post-production costs in the production of a high-resolution digital showreel.

The course is ideal for students who are serious about acting and seek a high-intensity, challenging, part-time, year-long acting course.

Every actor needs an acting showreel. An acting showreel is a short video that showcases your best acting work so casting directors and agents can get a feel for who you are as an actor. Actors looking to start their careers often approach companies to shoot a showreel for them. But without the proper guidance and training a showreel can only get you so far.

Students leave the Screenwise Showreel Course with not just professionally shot showreel scenes, but also a year’s worth of training in screen acting techniques, technical skills and how to navigate the industry, including how to approach agents and work with casting professionals.

During their time in the Showreel Course, students are also considered to be put up for professional roles in the Film & Television industry gaining valuable experience with professional guidance from Screenwise. Showreel Course students have scored roles in Underbelly, Crownies, Packed To The Rafters and countless TV Commercials while studying at Screenwise.



Screenwise’s alumni is proof that our Screen Acting courses will launch you into the acting industry and give you a platform to build your career upon.

Join our talented, notable alumni and get serious about your acting career. Start your application and secure your place in the course today by clicking here.

Our recognised and renowned tutors work with you in a class environment as well as one on one to ensure you are receiving the guidance and feedback required when studying at Screenwise. These tutors are all accomplished actors and industry experts who are ready to impart their knowledge and wisdom to you. So if you’re ready to learn from the best, apply today!



How to


Applicants must apply online via the application form on the Screenwise website. You will need the following:

  • Photo ID
  • A Visa card or Mastercard to pay the $55 application fee.

Applicants are asked to prepare a 30 second Film/ TV Monologue of their choice as-well as a Film/TV Scene chosen by Screenwise. The Scene chosen by Screenwise will be provided to applicants once their audition time is confirmed so that they can adequately prepare.

Perform your 30 second Film/ TV Monologue of choice as-well as a Film/TV Scene chosen by Screenwise in front of an industry panel. The audition process is designed to provide a learning experience to all applicants as well as to satisfy that the course is suitable to their needs.

Students may choose either one full weekday class or two evening classes per week. Applicants may note their class preference at the audition however places are only confirmed once the deposit is received in full and on a first come, first serve basis until classes are filled. Entry is by audition only.

Should you be successful an offer will be made within a short period post-audition.

Frequently asked


The Screenwise Showreel Course includes a year worth of part-time training culminating in the production of professionally shot showreel scenes.

The Screenwise Showreel Course is the best in the industry, covering foundational acting methodology and skills training working with industry professionals who can guide you in navigating the early stages of your acting career while setting you up with the foundational skills you’ll need to succeed.

The Screenwise Showreel Course run for 12 months part time.

The Screenwise Showreel Course is taught by working actors and directors equipped with the latest skills and embedded in the industry. Showreel Scenes are shot by working industry directors. Also students of the Showreel course may be put up for appropriate small roles within the industry to gain experience while they study.

To find the latest course fees for the Showreel Course please download the Showreel Course Booklet by completing the form at the bottom of this page.

A showreel is an essential part of an actors life, a Showreel offers industry casting professionals and agents insight into your appearance and capabilities as an actor and will showcase the best of what you have to offer when you seek work as an actor.

The Showreel Course has multiple payment plans available which are outlined in the Showreel Course booklet available via the form below. In addition a monthly COVID payment plan is available pending approval by management, ask for information after you receive your offer.

Finance is also available in Partnership with TLC Education Finance. Finance can cover all or part of the course cost.

TLC Education Finance is subject to low segment interest rates, no early payout fees, flexible terms up to 84 months and are protected by Australian consumer credit laws.

Finance for a single term of the Showreel Course from as little as $20/week or the full course for as little as $70/week. Contact TLC for more information.

More information is available from TLC. Or visit the application form to contact TLC.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • Speak to TLC direct for a quote based on your personal circumstances and for the full terms and conditions.
  • A full credit and financial assessment would need to be completed prior to acceptance of any offer or product