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Acting For Camera

Build your skills and confidence in front of the camera in The Film Foundry's Industry leading Acting for Camera course!



Course Overview

Acting for Camera is an intensive 4-week course designed to guide actors through the various stages of booking and delivering a powerful performance on film. In this course, we’ve combined the art and science of industry techniques and business practices to make your talent shine. 

Success is not accomplished overnight but obtained by developing your skill set in order to make a memorable and captivating performance. By completion of this course, you will obtain the materials necessary in developing demo reels requested by casting directors and talent agencies. 

What will I learn in Acting for Camera?

  • Auditioning and what to expect

  • Call sheets and script breakdowns

  • Production paperwork…What and When to sign

  • Wardrobe stylist and fittings

  • Arrival & check-in

  • Shooting scripts & shot list

  • What to expect on set

  • Knowing union regulations & when to join

  • Interviews for camera

  • Filming Drama

  • Filming Comedy

  • VFX green screen and cyclorama wall

  • Genres

  • How to be a spokesperson



Acting for Camera is an intensive hands-on training program designed for actors and individuals in assorted businesses or corporate settings.  By placing you in various on-camera scenarios, you will gain knowledge in creative collaboration, effectively communicate objectives through public speaking, and strengthen intentions by acting in different situations. Many career paths benefit from hiring actors or individuals with drama training such as:


  • Lawyers

  • Educational Institutions

  • Retail

  • Marketing

  • Sales

  • Directing

  • Administration

  • Catering

  • Customer service

  • Hospitality

  • Broadcasting

  • Casting Directors

  • Talent Agents

  • Design & Media

  • Human Resources

  • Therapists

  • Announcers

  • Public Relations

  • Development/Fundraising

  • Publicist

Devenie Graham is an award winning actress and previous owner of D. Graham Entertainment where she partnered with business executives, professional actors, and cinematic productions, developing film and television around the nation. After graduation, Devenie launched her production career by cofounding an off-Broadway theater company in New York City and continued to perform in multiple films developed by the New York Film Academy. Her knowledge in producing and management landed her in Los Angeles, CA as the Creative Executive at Glendale Studios. Mrs. Graham collaborated with Warner Bros. studios and consulted with Creative Artists Agency on Entertainment branding and talent. Currently, Devenie is the Chief Creative Officer at Sharpened Iron Studios where she is the Producer for their upcoming kids series, the Sharpened Iron liaison for the Amarillo College School for Cinematic Arts, and leads the talent department for casting production in the surrounding areas. In addition to her extensive production experience, she is the acting coach for several actors in union and non-union projects.

Course Cost

The Film Foundry Acting for Camera course is $1,800. You can pay this upon registration. 

All associated costs are included in these fees, including instruction and use of the studio facilities and equipment.

Please get in touch to discuss payment options which might work for you!

Course Schedule

Class Schedule 

APRIL 2023

  • Tuesday, 25 (6pm-9pm)

  • Thursday, 27 (6pm-9pm)

MAY 2023

  • Tuesday, 2 (6pm-9pm)

  • Thursday, 4 (6pm-9pm)

  • Tuesday, 9 (6pm-9pm)

  • Thursday, 11 (6pm-9pm)

  • Tuesday, 16 (6pm-9pm)

  • Thursday, 18 (6pm-9pm)


Application Deadline: 

The last day for registration is April 24 at 6pm. All classes are filled on a first come first serve basis. We strongly recommend registering as soon as possible. 


Your Teacher

Devenie Graham

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