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Acting for Camera and Voice

Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Collaborate in the planning and performance of recorded media projects to a professional standard in a range of roles, recorded in a variety of media.
  • Analyze and interpret scripts, storyboards and commercial copy.
  • Develop and apply a personal, positive creative process for the creation and performance of a believable character appropriate to the requirements of each media discipline.
  • Prepare for and deliver a believable performance appropriate to the recorded media discipline, in particular convey character to the camera with appropriate emotional depth and clarity.
  • Maintain a character’s physical and emotional continuity over the course of production.
  • Work effectively with agents, casting directors, producers, directors and film crews.
  • Describe the roles and hierarchy of “in–front– of–the–camera” and “behind–the– camera” workers in the film and television industry.
  • Develop strategies for ongoing personal development (emotional intelligence, team building, peer respect and communication skills) and professional development (lifelong learning) to enhance work performance and opportunities, and to maintain currency with industry demands and new technologies encountered in the industry.
  • Effectively employ improvisational skills for problem–solving.
  • Use creativity and imagination to demonstrate through individual performance an understanding of character development and scene awareness and how it affects the overall production structure.
  • Evaluate your place within the entertainment industry and develop the appropriate career strategies and contacts.
  • Outline and demonstrate the entrepreneurial and business skills needed by actors in the entertainment industry.
  • Create dialects and make adjustments to the voice for various mediums by utilizing all components of the speaking voice and manipulating each of these components as required to achieve the desired result.