Course Details
Course Summary

ISCOM Media school provides thorough, rigorous training designed to develop students’ individual talent and provide the tools, experience and discipline necessary for a successful film acting career. Through an integrated, project-based curriculum, students expand their emotional range and achieve the ability to communicate truthfully within a scene.

Over the course of the program, students acquire the real-world experience and professional technique needed to perform at the highest artistic level, while negotiating the technical demands and logistical concerns of a film shoot.  Students will work with classmates from all of our other disciplines in a truly unique and collaborative experience that readies them for real world career work in the entertainment industry.

Course Highlights
  • Faculty comprised of working professionals
  • Students work on a variety of projects in multiple formats (film, HD, digital video)
  • Performance showcases with industry professionals.
  • Opportunities to network and collaborate with SFI Filmmaking and Producing students
  • Acting & Scene Study
  • Acting for the Camera
  • Improvisation
  • Audition Technique
  • Script Analysis
  • Voice & Speech
  • Movement for Actors
  • Set Protocol
  • The Business of Film Acting
  • Students graduate with professional quality head shots, demo reel and resume
  • Audition workshops with professional casting directors
  • Professional quality capstone projects of up to feature length

Students who graduate from this programme may pursue a career Script Editor or Script Reader across multiple visual platforms such as film, TV, games, online content and print. With the technical training available on the programme and through extra curricular opportunities, some graduates may choose to pursue a career in production while writing at the same time. Other graduates may choose to focus solely on their own work, submitting scripts to competitions, festivals and production companies in search of their first commission.

Entry Requirements

The Certificate in Acting course is for students aged 18+. We require a whole-hearted commitment to the 8 week course as it is highly intensive and requires passion and dedication.

Fees & Duration

Tuition -  $800  Registration Fee - $50

Duration: 8 weeks Start date: 20 January 2020

Deadline for October Start Date - 20 January 2020
Accommodation arrangements can be made based on request

Location: Cotonou & Lagos


  • 20 JANUARY 2020 — 15 MARCH 2020
  • 4 MAY 2020 — 29 JUNE 2020
  • 3 AUGUST 2020 — 28 SEPTEMBER 2020
  • 20 JANUARY 2021 — 15 MARCH 2021
  • 4 MAY 2021 — 29 JUNE 2021
  • 3 AUGUST 2021 — 28 SEPTEMBER 2021
  • 20 JANUARY 2022 — 15 MARCH 2022