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PAFT 411 Acting for Film and Television VII - Extended Character

This course is an opportunity for students to refine the work they have been doing and put together the pieces, artistically and technically, with the opportunity to work on multiple scenes from the same script, shooting these scenes out of sequence. The focus is on making quick acting adjustments with on-set blocking changes, maintain both physical continuity and emotional integrity, and integrate the artistic and technical skills necessary for a professional career. Work will be taped for in-class critique.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAFT 312 Minimum Grade of C

PAFT 412 Acting for Film and Television VIII - Senior Showcase

This course prepares students for their senior film and television showcase, a valuable opportunity to show their acting skills to those working professionally in the entertainment industry (agents, casting directors, directors, etc.). Students continue to refine their audition skills and solidity their audition repertoire. •this is a showcase for the graduating senior who has successfully completed the BFA training program. The event is held in New York City for an invited audience of industry professionals, such as film and television directors, commercial agents, casting directors, studio casting executives, and personal managers.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAFT 411 Minimum Grade of C

PAFT 413 Audition Techniques for Film and Television Actors

This course introduces students to the necessary tools, both artistic and technical, to craft a professional audition. The course gives students the opportunity to rehearse and integrate these skills. The work begins simply with technical exercises and gradually moves forward layering in the ingredients for a successful audition.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAFT 212 Minimum Grade of C

PAFT 414 The Industry of Film and Television Acting

This course prepares students for the business side of the entertainment industry and what it takes to be a working actor in NY. Students will learn how to prepare for auditions as well as general meetings with agents and casting directors and how to effectively market themselves.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAFT 212 Minimum Grade of B