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Week Four: Acting Skills

Ben Mortley explores some acting basics and the use of imagination in performance.

Acting for Camera with Ben Mortley

Ben is and actor, film-maker, and acting coach who has worked across stage, film, and television around the country for nearly 30 years. In his tutorial he will focus key aspects of the acting craft including camera eye lines, exploring imagination and the emotional world of a character.


Ben Mortley

Headshot of tutor Ben MortleyBen Mortley is a performer, film maker, and acting coach. His screen credits include the feature films Dingo, Lantana, Drift, Pinch, The Gateway, and award-winning performances in Zelos, and The Decadent and the Depraved. His television credits include Cloudstreet, McLeod’s Daughters, Home & Away, and A Place to Call Home. He has performed in theatres around Australia including works for Sydney Theatre Company, Company B Belvoir, Bell Shakespeare Company, The Ensemble, Black Swan Theatre Company, Barking Gecko, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, Griffin Theatre Company, and the Blue Room Theatre.