The Youth Cinema Foundation is a unique year-long master class. The course involves one evening a week (during term-time) dedicated to learning to act for the screen with one of the UK’s leading acting teachers. You need to be aged between 15 – 26 years old to apply.
Beginning in September 2018, students study professional performance techniques with an award-winning film director and teacher, they build up to the creation of cinema work, to showcase their acting talent, on the big screen. The work studied is based on the techniques of Sanford Meisner and incorporates learning to perform with digital cinema cameras and sound equipment.
This course produces extraordinary results and can be life changing for participants. We believe this is one of the best and most unique acting courses in the world.
Places are very limited and require an informal interview with Jack Price.
Email to set up a date. The course can be used as part of a DofE award. (15-18 year olds)
All tutors are DBS checked.
Jack Price is an award-winning film director and teacher. Jack is currently teaching acting with RADA, Italia Conti, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He has also taught with the BFI Film Academy and The Actors Centre. Jack has made films with the BBC and Channel Four, Ridley Scott, Idris Elba and Kathleen Kennedy. His recent work has been seen across the US and UK cinema screens.
Graduates of the program are acting in feature films, television and theatre. They have gained agents, places at Drama schools and Universities and become members of The National Youth Theatre.
“Get yourself onto this course. Jack’s teaching drills deep into the heart of performance and gives clear parameters and guidance to create vulnerable and truthful performances… Such important learning for me. Can’t wait to start applying it and watch it grow from here.” Young Vic Genesis Director
“Thank you for the e ect that your course has had upon me. It made it exciting again. I will be forever grateful, it has changed my attitude towards performance forever.” Eleanor Dobson
“To be able to work with one of the best teachers in the UK, but not be at drama school has been life-changing. I feel I can achieve anything with the skills I have learnt. ” Bristol Acting Student.
“Jack’s no holds barred approach to supporting the young people on our filmmaking project was magnificent… His teaching is seriously good.” Oliver Tipper Head of Education, The Wilson Gallery, TATE ARTIST ROOMS
“Studying with Jack Price has been the single most influential experience of my training as an actor. I‘ve never been more excited about acting!” Danann McAleer Actor – Bristol Old Vic Theatre School Graduate
15-19-year olds Thursdays (Bristol school term-time 2018- 2019) 5.00-7.00 pm at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY
20-26-year olds Thursdays (Bristol school term-time 2018- 2019) 7.00-9.00 at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY
Film Premier at Watershed Cinema September 2019
Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY