Acting for Screen



Welcome to the exciting world of short reels!

Acting for Screen is a series of courses focusing on film and TV acting. 

Taught by experienced instructors, the program covers character analysis, emotional expression, acting techniques, script understanding, and the differences between stage and screen performance. Students learn acting, develop confidence on camera, and adapt to different media demands. The courses simulate real industry scenarios, teach stage skills and teamwork, and provide voice and pronunciation training. By completing the program, students gain a strong foundation in film and TV acting for a successful career.

Why Take The Program?

Why Take The Program?

The Acting for Screen program offers students numerous reasons to enroll. With expert instructors leading the way, students gain access to a wealth of knowledge and experience. 

Our instructors possess in-depth understanding of the acting craft and bring practical insights and techniques honed through years of working in the film and television industry.

Students benefit from personalized feedback and mentorship, receiving constructive criticism to enhance their skills and address areas for improvement.

Additionally, expert instructors offer industry connections and opportunities, leveraging their networks to provide audition chances and industry referrals. 

Director Sam Shen brings his expertise in historical films and emotional storytelling, allowing students to learn from a renowned filmmaker with a strong reputation.

James Challis, an experienced film professional, actor, writer, and acting coach, will guide students in overcoming performance anxiety and honing their acting techniques.

Cassidy Bot-Devire, an accomplished actor and teacher, will establish personal connections with students, nurturing their potential in both stage and screen performances.

With over 30 years of teaching experience, Anita Yang will provide voice training, pronunciation guidance, and psychological support to help students excel in character performance.

Together, these expert instructors create a comprehensive learning environment that equips students with the skills and knowledge needed for success in the acting industry.

Our classes will help you

Our classes will help you:

Showcase Your Talent

As part of the course, you will have the chance to participate in practical projects, showcase scenes, or even create short films. This platform enables you to demonstrate your talent, build a portfolio, and potentially catch the attention of industry professionals.

Overall, our course provides a comprehensive learning experience tailored specifically to screen acting. It equips you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to pursue a career in the film and television industry.

Course day

Wednesday 5:30pm - 8:30pm


10 classes


3 hours

Class size

10 - 15 people


Sam Shen James Challis Cassidy Devire



Course start date

Course start date:

January 3, 2023

March 6, 2023

May 3, 2023

July 5, 2023

September 6, 2023

November 1, 2023 

How to apply:

Fill in application form, application fee $100.

How to apply:

* Be advised that the Application Fee is non-refundable.

** Refund PolicyInstitution may retain 20% of tuition if refund is requested before the end of the first class, and will not refund after the first class. Please contact for more details*