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Self-Taping

Self-Taping

Great self-taped auditions are becoming an important part of casting rounds. It is a vital skill for an actor to be able to create a self-tape, quickly and professionally, if they want to get noticed as a truly successful and cutting-edge actor.

This intensive course takes you through the creation of a self-taped audition and the best ways to use the equipment you have available, even if it’s just your phone. It will highlight the importance of where to shoot, how to get the lighting right and setting up the correct frame.

It will also give you the tools to concentrate on the most important element of the casting…your performance.

Give your career a boost and give yourself the best shot possible.

Self-Taping Course Content

During this Self-Taping Course you will: 

  • Learn what kind of equipment should and can be used and the correct resolutions
  • Learn how to set the frame, scene and lighting
  • Prepare the character
  • Learn how to use another person to support the scene
  • Learn how to do it alone and fake a scene partner
  • Rehearse a shoot
  • Film the scene two ways and edit 
  • Learn how to compress and send the scene

 

Level

For any actor looking to hone in on this essential skill.

Equipment

It may be useful to bring your phone, but it is not required to bring any equipment for this course.

Benefits of this course

 

  • You'll take away a clear how-to guide to use for every self-tape, for any role
  • You'll develop greater technical understanding of self-taping
  • You'll have a clearer idea of what the industry is looking for

Curious about Self-Taping?

Self tapes are a way for actors to audition for a role or opportunity without attending a casting.  Read our blog here for some of our top-tips. 

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Phone Number*

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Self-Taping Venues


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Self-Taping tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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