Spend two days working with feature film and television director, Ana Kokkinos. Ana will work on different texts and all actors will have the opportunity to workshop their scenes using various rehearsal techniques. An opportunity to go deeper and explore performance in a collaborative environment.
*Please note this masterclass is for more experienced actors who have completed an accredited 2 or 3 year acting course or have had at least three years' professional work as an actor.
Bio of host:
Acclaimed writer/director Ana Kokkinos’ career spans Film and TV. Her feature film BLESSED (2009) premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival and was selected for Main Competition at San Sebastian (where it won the Jury prize for Best Screenplay). Blessed was in Official Selection at the Toronto, London, Palm Springs and the Giffoni Children’s film festival in Italy, where it won best film as voted by an international jury of 700 teenagers. Ana’s first full-length feature HEAD ON was selected for Director’s Fortnight at Cannes. Her other films include THE BOOK OF REVELATION and ONLY THE BRAVE, which won 3 AFI’s, including Best Film. Ana TV credits include THE SECRET LIFE OF US, EUGENIE SANLDER PI (winner of an AFI Award for Best Children’s TV Drama), and Australia On Trial: Massacre at Myall Creek for ABC TV. She most recently directed TIME OF OUR LIVES for producer Amanda Higgs and the ABC. Ana was a Board member of Film Victoria for nine years and was an industry mentor at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in 2007. In 2010 Ana was honoured at the Seattle International Film Festival as an emerging master filmmaker.