Certificate Course in
Film Acting

Aspiring to be an Actor? It’s time to shed your skin, bones and your limiting beliefs.

Enter the gates of Annapurna Studios, experience the real-world of being an actor, learn to push your boundaries to discover your potential.

Interact with experienced Industry Professionals to understand the nuances of Film Acting. Develop techniques that help connect the mind, body and soul. Students experience a personal paradigm shift of their world view.

Join Annapurna College of Film and Media to Further Your Career.

  • Weekday Course
  • Weekend Course
  • Online Course

Course Coverage

  • Self-Analysis
  • Actor’s Presence
  • Conviction and Confidence
  • Sharing and Interaction
  • Group Building
  • Exaggerated/Presentational Emotional Acting
  • Actor to Character Process
  • Movement & Rhythm
  • Gesture & Posture
  • Voice drills
  • Pronunciation of Syllables
  • Speech Mechanism
  • Voice Acting
  • Monologue & Dialogue
  • Understanding the Film Grammar and its Practical Application
  • Understand the Sound and Dubbing Practicals
  • Emotions & Expressions: The Genesis of Emotion
  • Basic Grooming and Modelling
  • Portfolio Shoot
  • Basics of Dance
  • Different Master’s Approaches to Acting: Styles of Acting: Classical & Traditional; Realistic & Non-Realistic
  • Selection of the Script; Reading; Text and Sub-Text
  • Dimensions of the Character
  • Study of the Character

Weekday Course

*Fees are determined annually and are subject to revision as per the prevailing policy.

Course Coverage

  • Physical, Vocal and Psychological Components of Acting
  • Use of Observation and Imagination in Building the Character
  • Self-observation and Self-analysis.
  • Voice Drills
  • Pronunciation of Syllables
  • Speech Mechanism
  • Voice Acting
  • Monologue & Dialogue
  • Building a Character
  • Visualization of the Character
  • Objectives of the Character
  • Getting into Character & Projecting the Character – Final Play

Weekend Course

*Fees are determined annually and are subject to revision as per the prevailing policy.




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Mr. Vijaya Raghava
Member of Faculty for Acting

  • International experience across diverse contexts of Actor Training. He has done his doctoral studies in Performing Arts from Central University of Hyderabad and has Acted / Directed over 60 play productions.
  • An expert in the field of Acting and Theatre training and practice, he has conducted over 50 acting / theatre workshops / camps in and out of Hyderabad. He has taught, performed and attended international conferences and camps both in India and abroad. He has presented research papers in 7 international, 12 national and 8 regional conferences. He has several awards to his credit including AP state Nandi award and Bharat Jyoti award and Fellowships of UGC’s JRF-NET and Rotary GSE.
  • Has been a key contributor to various cultural organisations like ART (Association of Rural Theatre) and AREA ( Art Related Experimental Association).
  • His areas of expertise are – personality training, various acting and performance styles, acting principles and techniques, film and theatre acting with Stanislavski method and Indian classical method acting – Natya Shastra.
  • Has also designed and developed Theatre subject for arts education syllabus for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State Council of Educational and Research (SCERT’s)

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    and Eligibility

Course Duration 


Weekend program

12 Weekends (Saturday)

Blended Online and On-Campus Sessions 

Weekday Program

6 Months (Monday to Friday)

On-Campus Sessions

Weekend program

12 Weekends (Only on Saturday)

Eligibility Criteria – Students should be 18 years of age.

Medium of Instruction –
 English / Telugu

For further details regarding the Admission Process, Course Fees and Student Support for Financial Aid,
please call our Student Support Helpline: 1800-572-4736 or write to us at info@acfm.edu.in

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