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Workshops

 

Recent Workshops

Where?What?When?
Vienna / Austria - Acting for Camera
Workshops/ Lilu Metz
Private Camera Acting Workshops
Everyone works on camera in every class, developing cold reading
skills and on-camera technique. They learn to lift the scripts to
their emotions, merging with the text, making the work engaging,
honest and reactive.
November 21, 2017 -
December 3, 2017
Prague / Czech Republic - FAMU
Modules / Workshops
Acting for the Camera Workshop
Jerry teaches directors and actors a quick and efficient way to
communicate with each other.
February 23, 2018 -
March 4, 2018
Cologne / Germany - Film Acting
School
Acting for the Camera Workshops
Students work in front of the camera is reinforced through exercises
that relax and focus their energy just before the scene is filmed.
April 9, 2018 -
May 3, 2018

Upcoming Workshops (not yet confirmed)

Where?What?When?
Kosovo & Albania - Acting for Camera
Workshops
Private Acting for the Camera Workshops
Students work in front of the camera is reinforced through exercises
that relax and focus their energy just before the scene is filmed.
Summer 2018

Announced Workshops

Where?What?When?
Prague / Czech Republic - FAMUJerry teaches directors and actors a quick and efficient way to
communicate with each other
Autumn 2018
Cologne / Germany - Film Acting
School
Acting for the Camera Workshops
Students work in front of the camera is reinforced through exercises
that relax and focus their energy just before the scene is filmed.
Autumn 2018

Past Workshops

Where?What?When?
New York City - Weist Baron School
of Film and Television
On-going classes and workshops teaching acting for the camera using
scenes, film scripts, TV commercial copy, industrial copy. The actors
experience their creativeness and proper focus of their energy in
relationship to the camera. Cold reading technique is reinforced.
Weist Baron School of Film and Television closed after almost 50 years
of teaching actors in 2015.
1978 - 2015
New Jersey - CSB Connecticut
School of Broadcasting
Classes in Speech covering articulation, speech melody and accent
reduction. On camera classes focusing of teleprompter, news casting,
field reporting, and extemporaneous speech. Work with future
newscasters, sportscasters and weathermen.
1994 - Present
Cologne / Germany - Film Acting
School
Acting for Camera workshops given twice a year (each 4 weeks long).
Student's work in front of the camera is reinforced through exercises
that relax and focus their energy just before the scene is filmed.
"No acting allowed"
1996 - Present
New York City - New York
University, Tisch School
of the Arts
Teaching Acting students while focusing on improvisation and cold
reading techniques, using exercises to enhance the actors’
vulnerability and focus just before the camera rolls.
1998 - 2001
New York City - St John’s
University, Department
of Fine Arts
Students work in front of the camera is reinforced through exercises
that relax and focus their energy just before the scene is filmed.
2000 - 2002
New York City - New York
University, School of
Education / Musical Theatre
Students work in front of the camera is reinforced through exercises
that relax and focus their energy just before the scene is filmed.
2000-2005
Dorset / Vermont - Dorset
Theatre Festival Conservatory
Program
Four week long Acting for the Camera seminars conducted every year
at the Dorset Theatre Festival, Dorset, Vermont.
2000 - 2006
Vienna / Austria - Filmschule WienCamera Acting Workshops - three weeks, twice a year
Student's work in front of the camera is reinforced through exercises
that relax and focus their energy just before the scene is filmed.
2002 - 2004
Munich / Germany - Hochschule
fur Fernsehen & Film
Acting for the Camera workshops specifically geared to the needs
of directors and documentary filmmakers.
2004
Vienna / Austria - Private Camera
Acting Workshops
Camera Acting Workshops - two to three weeks, twice a year
Everyone works on camera in every class, developing cold reading
skills and on-camera technique. They learn to lift the scripts to
their emotions, merging with the text, making the work engaging,
honest and reactive.
2005 - Present
Baden bei Wien / Austria -
Filmschule Baden
Student's work in front of the camera is reinforced through exercises
that relax and focus their energy just before the scene is filmed.
2008 - 2010
Pristina / Kosovo - Skena Up Film
and Theatre Festival
Participated in a two week festival with films submitted from around
the world. Conducted an “Acting for the Camera” workshop giving
many Albanian speaking actors a first time experience in acting for
the camera. Also served as a jury member judging the Theatre
Festival entries.
2007
Prague / Czech Republic - FAMUThis workshop offers actors and directors a safe and inspiring
environment to risk, develop and grow.
Jerry teaches directors and actors a quick and efficient way to
communicate with each other. Through simple and effective sensory
exercises, right before the camera rolls, he allows the actors to find
their authenticity, freedom and creative courage. He provides
directors with new tools to communicate with the actors, helping
the actors achieve successful scenes, which are organic and truthful.
Being on the other side of the camera is useful for every director.
As a result of his workshop, directors begin to see actors and the
acting process in a different light.
2009 - Present
New York City - University of
California, Irvine
Acting for the Camera Workshop conducted at the Weist Barron
Studios in New York City for Junior/ Senior year acting students
focusing on improvisation and cold reading techniques, using exercises
to enhance the actors’ vulnerability and focus just before the camera
rolls.
TV commercial copy and comic scenes were covered as well.
2009 - 2011

 

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