Looking to film a fresh scene for your showreel but want to improve your confidence on camera before shooting?
Whether you are a professional actor, drama school graduate, or have completed previous screen acting training, this weekend intensive course will push you further, increase your knowledge and enhance your toolbox of screen acting techniques. Additionally, after a day’s filming with a professional crew, you will have a digital copy of your edited scene to add to your showreel and demonstrate your improved skills.

Meet Your Tutor


Sarah Hannah

Director & Acting Coach

Sarah Hannah is a regular at the BBC working both in-front of the camera and within the casting department for the likes of Holby City and Casualty. Bringing her experience of working on stage and on screen, in addition to working closely with Casting Website Spotlight and the popular Monologue Slam, Sarah will focus on enhancing your presence on camera and cover the technical skills required of a professional screen actor.

Course Outline

The course is led by Sarah Hannah, who in addition to working as a professional actress is heavily involved with the BBC Casting Board and Triforce. This course is suitable for 17 yrs+ and typically attracts a varied age range of students. You will work over two consecutive Sunday’s, with a week to work on your scene before filming the following Sunday.


See below for upcoming dates.

Designed For

Those with previous training looking for an additional showreel scene.


10am to 5pm

What You'll Love

Enhance your skillset and film a fresh scene.

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 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.

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 this course.

Booking Options

Select a course date and add to cart to proceed with payment. This course has limited availability and spaces are first come first serve.

Please read our Terms and Conditions before proceeding with your booking.


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Create a truthful and technically confident on screen performance In-depth exploration of screen acting techniques Improve on your current acting skills Film a scene that will be edited for your acting showreel Suitable for those with previous acting training Suitable for those who have completed our Weekend Crash Course – Beginners Course International Students welcome

Learning Outcomes

Create a truthful and technically confident on-screen performance In-depth exploration of screen acting techniques Work and collaborate in a group Shoot a showreel scene with a professional crew

Course Location

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

  • Free parking available on site.
  • Free shuttle bus service from Uxbridge Tube Station, Slough & Gerrards Cross.
  • Canteen & Coffee Shops on Site.

Payment Options

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

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