Film School

The Spotlight Film School teaches students the fine art of performing in front of and behind the camera. This skill is a useful tool for all actors and is quite different from stage acting. Participants in the Spotlight Film School will have the opportunity to be part of an actual working production each session.

Enrolling in Spotlight is simple and financial aid is available. To enroll call 859-986-0423.

If you are already enrolled in Spotlight Acting School call 859-661-0600 to register for classes.

2018 Classes

Begining April 21 – End July 21

F100 Film Acting for Beginners – Ages 7-11
All students will get on-camera acting experience. A project-based class where the energy of the students will set the pace for the results. Each class will have a short lecture and hands-on learning section. By the end of the course, students will have experience acting on camera in various different forms. The goal of this course is to give each student a video portfolio to use in their acting careers. At the end of the semester, all parents, friends, and family are invited to a review day where all the content created will be premiered.

F101 Basic Film Acting for Teens – Ages 11-18
All students will get experience both on-camera and in a studio atmosphere. A project-based class where the energy of the students will set the pace for the results. Each class will have a short lecture and hands-on learning section. By the end of the course, students will have experience acting on camera in various different forms. The goal of this course is to give each student a video portfolio to use in their acting careers. At the end of the semester, all parents, friends, and family are invited to a review day where all the content created will be premiered.

F102 Basic Film Acting (Ages 18+)
All students will get experience both on-camera and in a studio atmosphere. A project-based class where the energy of the students will set the pace for the results. Classes will feature group discussions followed by hands-on scenarios. By the end of the course, students will have experience acting on camera in various different forms. The goal of this course is to give each student a video portfolio to use in their acting careers. At the end of the semester, all parents, friends, and family are invited to a review day where all the content created will be premiered.

F110 Camera Basics (Ages 11+)
Students will learn how cameras operate. We will explore video terminology and definitions. This class will involve hands-on activities and scenarios where students will learn to replicate and create videos like those seen today. Each week students will watch examples of pop culture media and learn how their favorite videos and films were made. Students will have chances to let their creativity shine in this 12-week project-based course. At the end of the semester all parents, friends, and family are invited to a review day where all the content created will be premiered.

Currently scheduled beginning August 2018

F200 Intermediate Film Acting for Youth – Commercials and Modeling – Ages 7-11
Prerequisite F100

F201 Intermediate Film Acting for Teens – Commercials and Modeling – Ages 11-18
Prerequisite F100 or F101

F202 Intermediate Film Acting – Commercials and Modeling (18+)
Prerequisite F101 or F102

Complete Course Catalog:

12 Week Sessions (3 Months)

F100 Film Acting for Beginners – Ages 7-11

F101 Basic Film Acting for Teens – Ages 11-18

F102 Basic Film Acting (18+)

F110 Camera Basics (11+)

F200 Intermediate Film Acting for Youth – Commercials and Modeling – Ages 7-11

F201 Intermediate Film Acting for Teens – Commercials and Modeling – Ages 11-18

F202 Intermediate Film Acting – Commercials and Modeling (18+)

F301 Voice Acting for Teens – Ages 11-18

F302 The Art of Voice Acting (18+)

24 Week Sessions (6 Months)

F401 Scene Study for Teens – Ages 11-18

F402 Scene Study (18+)

F501 Advanced Film Acting for Teens – Sitcoms & Soaps – Ages 11-18

F502 Advanced Film Acting – Sitcoms & Soaps (18+)

F601 Advanced Film Acting for Teens – Cinematic Drama & Comedy – Ages 14-18

F602 Advanced Film Acting – Cinematic Drama & Comedy (18+)

F701 Advanced Film Acting for Teens – Action – Ages 14-18

F702 Advanced Film Acting – Action (18+)