During the Screen Acting and Creative Technologies degree students will have an unparalleled opportunity to collaborate with dedicated crafts people and makers from across the creative industries. You will be taught by a team of highly qualified professional practitioners and current industry figures including award winning directors, producers, actors, writers, editors and composers from the fields of Film, TV and Games. With our digital technology facility open in 2018 students will be able to engage with state of the art spaces and equipment including a 200sqm Film Studio, a dedicated Green Screen Studio, professional standard postproduction facilities and Recording Studios. Our approach gives aspiring screen actors the real world experiences and employability skills needed to develop their acting careers in a range of screen based creative industries. The programme is a highly relevant course for the current and future needs of the screen industries. Underpinned by Acting Craft classes covering movement, character (psychology & emotions), improvisation, technique and methodologies across the 3 years, students enhance this training through a wide range of opportunities including drama production comedy motion capture virtual reality horse riding driving stunts weaponry Skills can be developed in Voice/Speech/Dialect for virtual characters, radio drama, voice over and ADR, and factual acting is considered by introductions to TV Presenting, Advertising and Scripted Reality. Industry focused modules cover agents, auditions, film festivals & freelancing, and those wishing to explore the actor/writer dynamic can opt to take a number of screenwriting and storytelling modules. Screen Acting & Creative Technologies students have exclusive access to a wide range of additional acting and performing opportunities from within the department, with numerous drama, performance and voice related projects completed every year by fellow students, staff and professional associates. Alongside aspiring filmmakers, writers and animators, students will collaborate across the department to gain an exceptional understanding of production practices and technology application, enhancing an extended range of vital employability skills needed to build a successful career. Opportunities to study the history, theory and cultural relevance of screen based content gives students the chance to investigate a range of interests throughout their degree beyond applied practice. The department runs field trips to international film festivals, professional film shoots and industry conventions on a regular basis, and by working with professional associates and on staff projects students can develop early career profiles on IMDB (Internet Movie Data Base).