A quick Q and A about our newest course, Acting 4 the Screen.



Elise: What do you teach in acting for the screen?

Damon: Well, most people have done some kind of acting whether onstage or just family skits, but acting for the screen is a very specialized skill where you take those same types of things that you do on stage only you hone it in for a screen performance. And if you've ever seen what you would think of as bad acting, probably it was just stage acting on screen because it doesn't work quite as well. So there are many skills and steps that we can teach to take any performer and get them dialed in to be very effective on screen. That's what we teach.

Elise: So a lot of people don’t know that there's a difference between stage and screen acting. They just know one or the other.

Damon: Yeah, they would assume that that acting is acting is acting. But no, it's not true.

Elise: Can you tell us who should take this?

Damon: Yes. Well, you know, we are Film School 4 Teens, so we've honed it into be very teen appropriate. I just had some students watching it today and they were laughing their way through it, which was very encouraging to me because I kind of think of our courses as info-tainment.

Elise: Yeah. Those kids loved it. They were having a blast.

Damon: And so, yes it’s targeted at teens, especially performers but also directors. If you don't want to be an actor, but you want to be a director, it's very helpful to