Overview

Learning is doing. Let’s do together.

At dBs Berlin, learning is doing. Of course you’ll need to learn some theory to back up your doing. But doing is core. We firmly believe a compelling performer is grown through practice….and more practice. In this brand new Screen Acting Diploma course you’ll fill a year doing more acting than you ever thought possible.

Working in tandem with filmmakers in the Filmmaking Diploma, you’ll star in multiple film productions every week, from daily run-and-gun shoots to lengthier, more involved and professional projects. You’ll feature in short films, commercials, music videos, web series and more. Our goal is to get you on camera as much as humanly possible within a year. Forget written tests and dusty textbooks on theory - get out there and do it.

When you’re not rehearsing or on set, you’ll join workshops with working professional tutors to train your body and voice. How do you convey emotion? How do you develop a range? How do you collaborate with a director to deliver a brilliant performance? We’ll answer these questions and more together. Combined with regular feedback sessions, roundtable discussions and consultations to drive at your personal voice, your creative muscle is going to get a workout.

What is a screen, anyway? Is it the 20-meter silver screen? Is it the 20-cm screen on your phone, tablet or even wristwatch? To that we say, “yes.” As a future professional actor in the 21st century, you need to know how to perform at any size and format. What new stories can you tell with new mediums? What new frontiers can you explore as an artist in web and new media? Emerging technology changes the face of entertainment on a daily basis. Let’s get out there and conquer it.

By the end of the year, your diverse showreel will present a performer that is versatile, skilled and worldly. Nowhere else will you get so much experience packed into a single year; and all in Berlin, the city built by the rebels, the scrappers and those unafraid to do it themselves.

What makes this course unique:

  • No written assessments
  • A diverse range of screen mediums
  • A massive amount of practical experience
  • All classes delivered in English
  • You’ll come out with an impressive showreel
  • We’ll help you find an agent

Course information

COURSE LENGTH: 1 Year
COURSE START DATE: Sept 18th 2017
TERM TIME: Sept 2017 – May 2018
COURSE FEES: from €740 per month

Screen acting

Working in the industry

Our courses are focused on providing a broad range of relevant skills to prepare you for working in the real world, helping you to bridge the gap between studying in a classroom and making a living from your work. This means having tutors who can pass on their own experiences, working on projects that can become your calling card, and picking up skills in areas not normally touched on by other courses.

To progress successfully into employment in today’s acting industry takes a lot of hard work, focus, commitment and passion. It also requires a strong set of competent skills and a well developed ‘creative muscle’. Our aim is to support you in developing all of these areas during your time at dBs Film in Berlin!

Be a part of dBs Berlin

Our team
You'll learn with our team of international tutors, soaking up their extensive industry and academic experience. Our team will provide you with the care, support and stimulation to get the most out of your time with us.

Our students
Collaborate, create and play with passionate, like-minded learners from around the world. Our international location and cohort brings a wealth of cultural & creative diversity to your experience.

Our spaces
Based in our purpose-built studios at Funkhaus you’ll be surrounded by amazing projects already in motion at the amazing filmmaking facilities!