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Acting for Screen

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Acting for Screen exams will be available for booking from January 2024. Full details of the booking process will be available on this page. To be the first to know when you can book your Acting for Screen exams, please sign up for our updates.

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Ƶ’s Acting for Screen exams are designed to help candidates develop their skills for screen performance.  Industry-aligned tasks enable learners to develop their vocal, physical and character skills, alongside the technical skills of performing for camera.

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Ƶ’s Acting for Screen exams

Be assessed on key industry skills
Ƶ’s Acting for Screen exams assess skills that sit at the heart of this rapidly growing industry. Whether a trained stage actor or enthusiastic newcomer, the exam format reflects and develops industry-aligned skills essential for auditions, showreels and self-taping.

Develop core screen acting skills through performance tasks
Performance tasks help candidates develop core screen acting skills, such as creating convincing performances, expressing character emotions and mastering dialogue. They also build technical abilities for maintaining eyeline and adapting to different camera angles. Ident and Playback Review tasks allow candidates to present directly to the camera, a vital skill in the digital age. Playback Review aids students in refining their performances by reviewing recordings during preparation.

Select personalised material for authentic screen performances
Candidates choose to perform material specifically written for television or film, their choices can reflect their own interests, culture, and playing age. The tasks can be filmed on a smart phone or camera with no editing required and uploaded to our submission platform.

Foster confidence and reflective learning
Acting for Screen exams are designed to enable candidates to perform confidently on screen, whilst developing communication skills and the ability to reflect on their learning process.

Acting for Screen resources

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Our Acting for Screen exams are:

  • Recognised on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) at Levels 1 2, and 3. The highest level, Screen 3 is on the UCAS tariff*
  • Available for solo candidates at three levels: Screen 1, Screen 2, Screen 3
  • Flexible for teachers and candidates, with freedom to choose performance material that suits learning objectives, interests and reflects a candidate's playing age
  • Digitally assessed
  • Open to all age groups (8 years +)

*UCAS tariff points are subject to confirmation in March 2024

Integrate wider skills with Acting for Screen

The Acting for Screen syllabus enables candidates to integrate wider skills such as:

  • Creativity 
  • Performance and presentation skills
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Metacognition

Available from January 2024

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