Screen Acting Close Up – Watch On-Demand


Nic Phillips is a successful broadcast TV director and producer. His recent credits from over 30 years experience include ‘EASTENDERS’ and ‘MY FAMILY’.  Producer Tim Kent was an agent for more than 10 years and now runs a busy production company at Pinewood Studios. Catherine Willis is a prominent UK casting director with a host of prestigious credits including ‘Taggart’ and ‘Criminal Justice’. Nic, Tim and Catherine have joined forces to produce ‘Screen Acting Close Up’, a resource for actors of all levels of experience. RAISE YOUR game with these master classes:

1. Audition with Confidence: Catherine provides practical advice on how an actor should prepare for a screen audition. She shows the casting process most commonly in use today, outlines ways to avoid the pitfalls of interview ‘overkill’, and offers valuable advice to actors on their approach to casting.

2. Screen Acting Close Up: Nic explains some basic technical skills an actor needs to master to perform successfully for the camera. In specially created scenes a group of young actors illustrates some of the fundamental ‘do’s and don’ts’ of screen craft.

3. Making The Business Your Business: Tim offers extensive, practical advice on finding an agent, running an acting career, and he answers many of actors’ most frequently asked questions. 

Supporting Actors

Actors Studio will be making a donation to the Actors’ Benevolent Fund for every sale of Screen Acting Close Up, supporting professional actors and stage managers who are in need due to illness, injury, or old age during this difficult period. 




  • Language: English
  • Available to Watch Online, On-Demand
  • DVD Release Date: 2 Aug. 2010
  • Run Time: 75 minutes