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Acting for Camera and Voice

Acting for Camera and Voice

Program Code:ACV
Campus:Seneca@York
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Offered:Summer
Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma

Program Description

As a student in Acting for Camera and Voice, you'll learn the skills necessary to embark on an exciting and successful acting career. Your studies feature a unique blend of film/television and voice acting, supported by a strong foundation of stage techniques. You'll also benefit from extensive studio experience in acting, movement, voice, acting-for-camera and voice-over acting. When you graduate, it'll be with a full understanding of how to develop and research a role, how to utilize perspectives of modern-day acting techniques and how to adjust your performances to suit the medium. To complement your artistic education, you'll also gain knowledge in important business practices like business management and creating audio and video demo reels.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(U) or ENG4(C)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with required course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Additional Requirements:

  • Letter of intent
  • Live audition and panel interview

Applicant Selection:

  • Applicants will receive details of how and when to submit a letter of intent by mail. Selected applicants will be invited to attend a live audition and panel interview.
  • Applicants are ranked and chosen for this program based on the strength of their audition, interview and letter of intent.
  • Admission to this program is competitive. Only the top ranked applicants will be offered a seat in the program.

Fees

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Your Career

Our four-semester Acting for Camera and Voice diploma program provides you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in many different parts of the entertainment industry. Upon graduation, you’ll have strong acting techniques to help you succeed in the industry and a solid set of business skills to manage your career. You'll find opportunities to work as an actor in film, television, stage, voice-over narration, radio/TV commercials and character voice work for animation and video games.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
ACV100 Basic Acting Skills
ACV110 The Vocal Instrument
ACV120 The Actor's Body
ACV130 Acting Inside the Frame
EAC150 College English
 
Semester 2
ACV210 Extending the Actor's Voice
ACV221 Dance Basics
ACV230 Deepening Your On-Camera Work
ACV288 Introduction to Script Writing
ACV300 Acting on Impulses
ACV301 Periods and Styles
ACV401 Physical Acting/Fight
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
ACV200 Broadening Your Acting Skills
ACV220 Finding Character Through Mask
ACV241 Creating Demo Videotapes
ACV310 Speaking in Dialects
ACV330 The Actor and Technology
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
ACV320 Being Present Through Clown
ACV410 Voice and Performance
ACV431 Auditioning for Camera
ACV432 Location Shooting
ACV440 Working with the Microphone
ACV460 Managing Your Career
plus: General Education Course

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
ACV100 Basic Acting Skills
ACV110 The Vocal Instrument
ACV120 The Actor's Body
ACV130 Acting Inside the Frame
EAC150 College English
 
Semester 2
ACV210 Extending the Actor's Voice
ACV221 Dance Basics
ACV230 Deepening Your On-Camera Work
ACV288 Introduction to Script Writing
ACV300 Acting on Impulses
ACV301 Periods and Styles
ACV401 Physical Acting/Fight
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
ACV200 Broadening Your Acting Skills
ACV220 Finding Character Through Mask
ACV241 Creating Demo Videotapes
ACV310 Speaking in Dialects
ACV330 The Actor and Technology
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
ACV320 Being Present Through Clown
ACV410 Voice and Performance
ACV431 Auditioning for Camera
ACV432 Location Shooting
ACV440 Working with the Microphone
ACV460 Managing Your Career
plus: General Education Course

2014/2015 Academic Year

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACV100 Basic Acting Skills 4
ACV110 The Vocal Instrument 3
ACV120 The Actor's Body 3
ACV130 Acting Inside the Frame 6
EAC150 College English 3
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACV210 Extending the Actor's Voice 3
ACV221 Dance Basics 3
ACV230 Deepening Your On-Camera Work 6
ACV288 Introduction to Script Writing 3
ACV300 Acting On Impulses 4
ACV301 Periods and Styles 3
ACV401 Physical Acting/Fight 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACV200 Broadening Your Acting Skills 4
ACV220 Finding Character Through Mask 3
ACV241 Creating Demo Videotapes 2
ACV310 Speaking In Dialects 4
ACV330 The Actor and Technology 6
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACV320 Being Present Through Clown 4
ACV410 Voice and Performance 3
ACV431 Auditioning for Camera 6
ACV432 Location Shooting 6
ACV440 Working with the Microphone 4
ACV460 Managing Your Career 2
XXXXXX General Education Option 3

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Margita Petersons
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22804
Margita.Petersons@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Sarah Lee
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26598
Sarah.Lee@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Sharina Khan
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33008
Sharina.Khan@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Program Coordinator: Mark Ingram
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33216
Mark.Ingram@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Mark Jones
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33488
Mark.Jones@senecacollege.ca
Additional Contacts:
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