Join us for an exclusive 5-day Screen Acting Course led by the accomplished Actor and Director, Leon Lopez. With a remarkable twenty-five-year career spanning stage and screen, Leon brings a wealth of experience and versatility. This intensive course is designed for drama school graduates, industry newcomers, and working actors alike, offering a unique opportunity to boost confidence, learn essential skills, and enhance your on-screen performances.

Leon Lopez

Actor and TV Director

Meet Your Tutor

Leon Lopez is an Actor turned Writer and Director who has helmed Midsomer Murders, Death In Paradise, Emmerdale, Coronation Street and Hollyoaks. Leon stands at the intersection of talent and creativity, making significant contributions to the world of film and television. Leon’s previous work includes the feature film Soft Lad which was acquired by Peccadillo Pictures and Netflix UK as well as Almost Saw The Sunshine, a film about violence towards Transgender women of colour, also acquired by Peccadillo Pictures now available on Amazon Prime. He is developing several original projects for film and TV. His notable achievements span acclaimed television series, impactful feature films, and a commitment to telling stories that resonate with diverse audiences.

Course Outline

With an intensive practical training format you will participate in practical exercises before filming two professional showreel scenes, directed by Leon and shot by our award-winning crew at Pinewood Studios. This course is designed to equip actors with the skills and showreel necessary to make a lasting impression in the ever-growing UK Film and TV industry.

As this course is inclusive of levels from immediate to professional, it offers a comprehensive overview of screen acting skills, starting from the intermediate level and progressing to more advanced concepts. It will include resources, material and instructional stratergies that cater to an immediate level while also offering challenges for those with more advanced skills.


Monday 18th to Friday 22nd March 2024

Designed For

Intermediate – Professional


10am to 5pm

What You'll Love

Led by Leading Actor & Director

Held at Pinewood Studios

You’ll be working at the heart of the British Film Industry and home to some of the world’s most influential Oscar winning film makers. Feel inspired and build your confidence as you work with industry leading professionals in a supportive environment.

Getting to Pinewood

Free parking is available on site. A free shuttle bus service runs to Pinewood from nearby stations, including Uxbridge Tube Station, Slough and Gerrards Cross.

Pinewood Studios has excellent transport links and is near to Heathrow Airport.

Casting professionals choose Spotlight to cast their projects because performers on Spotlight are recognised as the industry’s best. 

To be eligible to apply for Spotlight Membership, you have to successfully earn 400 Points from Actors Studio Training.

Spotlight Eligibility

Each course is worth a certain amount of points. Courses can be repeated to earn points. See below how many points you can earn from successfully completing this course.

Booking Options

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  • Practical acting training for screen
  • Shoot two scenes for your professional acting showreel
  • Suitable if you are 17 yrs + with some previous acting training or a professional actor
  • Held at the World Famous Pinewood Studios
  • Attracts a varied age range from 17 yrs +. International Students Welcome
  • The course is taught in English, so it is important that you have proficient English language skills
  • Small Class Size
  • Learning Outcomes

  • Improved knowledge and confidence in front of camera
  • Learn rehearsal techniques and processes
  • Develop natural immersive acting skills
  • Experience with a professional Crew and Director
  • Further understanding of Film & Screen production
  • Course Location

    Actors Studio, Pinewood Studios, Pinewood Road, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH.

    • Free parking available at Pinewood Studios
    • Free frequent shuttle bus service from London Uxbridge Tube Station, Slough & Gerrards Cross. Transfer from station to Pinewood Studios – 10 minutes
    • Canteen & Coffee shops on site

    Payment Options

    We accept all major debit and credit cards. Take advantage of PayPal Pay In 3, splitting the cost into 3 interest free payments.

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