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Diploma of Screen & Media: Acting

Academy of Film, Theatre & Television

About the Course

Do you have a burning desire to tread the boards or nail the hero's scene on camera? This one year Diploma course provides an exciting and immersive way of learning the core principles of acting for film, theatre and television, giving you a diverse range of skills and the confidence to succeed.

The systems taught at AFTT involve unique and dynamic processes of learning that will equip you with a robust and logical pathway to producing physical and emotional performance. This training is the only kind in the country that fuses the psychology of acting with an approach to moving and embodying the character for both stage and screen. This method combines the best of the Eric Morris system and Meyerhold BioMechanics as well as elements of other International techniques to give you an award-winning solution adaptable for stage and screen.

AFTTs unique Actor as Film Maker project integrates acting technique with the language of film, allowing each student to develop their unique screen aesthetic as performers and film makers. Collaborations between actors and film makers create a dynamic and multi-disciplinary approach to learning and AFTT’s partnership with the iconic Belvoir Street Theatre ensures that our institution remains at the leading edge of the theatre industry.

So what are you waiting for? Watch the video course overview below for a better insight into the acting advantage you will gain through studying at AFTT.

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Career Outcomes

This unique course provides the perfect foundation every performer needs to begin their journey toward a career in acting for stage, film and television.

Career Opportunities

  • Film actor
  • Television actor
  • Theatre actor
  • Voice-over artist for film or radio
  • Computer-Generated (CGI) or animation character actor
  • Motion-capture actor
  • Music theatre performer


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