‘So you think you can act’? If so, then why waste any time, and give it your best shot. But for a second don’t you think that actors need to be trained. If yes, then there is a way out here. It is not just merely some talent that an actor possesses that can single-handedly break the shackles. Getting prepared with proper acting knowledge equips an actor with skills in achieving great results. Yes, an institute is a right place to learn all the required stuff. So then, which institute would you consider going to? Where it might be located? How well can the institute train you? Yes, these questions may come up fast now and guess what, finding a good film institute is not that easy. Now then, where to wander around searching? Don’t you worry there is a city home to Tollywood, its Kolkata. And here is the ‘INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FILM AND FINE ARTS’. Your wandering in search comes to an end. Hurry up to chase your dream.
Learning to act, I mean in front of a camera needs a good knowledge of both aesthetics and techniques. You need to know that in which position, angle and what distance the camera is in. You do need to know, where is the light source, making an actor visible to the camera. You surely need to understand the cutting or editing point of your character’s dialogue. And there are heck lots of more things in getting an actor prepared to act. Well this institute comes up with all courses related to film-making, as direction, cinematography, editing, script-writing, photography and acting. No, it’s not that one needs to acquire all these courses to be an actor, but he really needs to understand the essence of it and how all these departments compliment an actor and vice- versa. So don’t worry, you are only required to avail the acting course here. Students of all department here frequently gets together to come up with important sessions where they meet and understand the theoretical and practical essence of one another along with learning in one’s own field of interest.
So then, if you are really not sure enough for the reason, why numerous people are learning acting and getting into this profession and why would you consider yourself to be amongst them and learn to act, here are few reasons you might find helpful:
1) Without learning properly one might find it really hard to sustain in this massive competitive field.
2) After learning from a proper institute one gets self- confidence and knows exactly what he or she should be doing.
3) Producer or director likes to hire actors having good knowledge of the medium they need not waste much time in mugging up or preparing the actors on the very shooting set.
4) Once you are established as a professional actor you could easily earn a good amount of money and live an exotic life.
5) Good institutes will help students by showing the way in achieving their dreams.