Screen Acting For Beginners
With Acting Coach Sarah Hannah


Are you aspiring to step into the world of screen acting? Prepare to shine in the limelight with our 2-Day Beginners Screen Acting Crash Course hosted at the renowned Pinewood Studios. Tailored for individuals 17 yrs + with little or no prior experience, this intensive course provides a practical syllabus aimed at establishing a robust foundation. Discover the essential technical skills required for success as a screen actor, setting you on the path to mastering the basics of the craft.

Meet Your Tutor


Sarah Hannah

Actress, Acting and Audition Coach

Sarah Hannah stands as a highly seasoned Professional Actress and Acting Coach with a wealth of experience in both stage and screen productions. Drawing from her extensive background, Sarah specialises in refining your on-camera presence and imparting the technical skills essential for success as a professional screen actor.

Course Outline

Immerse yourself in a diverse array of scripts, as you learn the essential etiquette for on-set conduct, techniques to warm up your body and voice, and strategies to breathe life into scripts on screen through basic script and scene analysis. Under the guidance of your experienced tutor, you’ll shoot a scene, gaining insights into hitting marks, shot sizes, continuity, and eye lines. Additionally, you’ll receive valuable insights into the audition process and the business side of being a screen actor. Your scene will be professionally edited and delivered to you online, ensuring a comprehensive and immersive learning experience.


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Designed For



10am to 5pm

What You'll Love

Film Your First Scene On Camera

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 Studios

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.

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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  • Learn the basics of acting and performance for screen
  • Film a scene with a Director
  • Work together in a supportive atmosphere
  • Held at the World Famous Pinewood Studios
  • Suitable if you are (17 yrs+) looking to take your first step into screen acting
  • 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

  • Working in groups you will examine screenplays from an actor’s perspective
  • Gain insight into the narrative structure
  • Learn how to prepare yourself for screen
  • Have a clear understanding of the technical requirement of acting on screen
  • Course Location

    Actors Studio, Pinewood Studios, Pinewood Road, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, 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. The shuttle bus does not operate at weekends
    • Canteen & Coffee shops on site. (May not be open at weekends)
    • Excellent and fast transport links from London

    Payment Options

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