अभिनय और कैमरा

Acting For Camera

A Veteran Film & Theatre Actor

Want to learn acting for the camera & sharpen your skills for a successful film career?

15% OFF for Limited Time Period

What will you learn?


‘Acting for Camera’ is an online camera acting course with comprehensive knowledge about film acting. This course features pre-recorded video online camera acting classes that will help you learn the fundamental concepts of film acting. Through practice-based exercises & experiential learning, you will explore the technicalities of different acting mediums & camera language. This course will cover vocal, physical, technical & psychological aspects of acting for the camera to help you become a more confident performer.


  • Voice & Speech
  • Body Movements
  • Dialogue Delivery
  • Emotions and Expressions
  • Improvisation & Imagination
  • Different Acting Mediums 
  • Camera Framing
  • Camera Angles & Shots
  • Acting and Reacting
  • Final Camera Performance
  • Practice-Based Exercise
  • Performative Tasks
  • Collaborative Classes
  • Reflection
  • Assignments

Course At A Glance

Sample Class 1

Sample Class 2

Sample Class 3

5 Modules, 45 Classes, 10 Downloadable Resources

Course Trailer
Course Introduction
Facilitator Introduction
Things To Remember
Preparatory Material

Every artist must practice their craft on a regular basis. An actor’s instrument is their breath, body and voice that helps them express their emotions optimally and authentically. This instrument needs regular attention, practice and exercise in order to serve the craft of acting. This module largely looks at ways to improve foundational acting skills in order to perform with truth and impact.

Module 1 Handout
Module 1 Introduction
Breath & Voice, साँस का सफ़र
Speech Elements, बड़बड बोले
Locomotive Movement, चलती का नाम गाड़ी
Voice Modulation, उतार चढ़ाव
Dialogue Expressions, बोल के रंग
Motivation, असली मक़सद
Imagination, घास कटाई
Personal Expressions, मेरी कहानी
Module 1 Task
Module 1 Task Sheet

A story can be conveyed in different mediums. The message might remain the same, but the way a story is presented changes. An actor knows the strength of every medium to thereby add impact to the story. Being well-versed in various performance mediums helps an actor inculcate the attribute of adaptability and flexibility in performance. This module demonstrates the skill of adapting to different performance mediums.

Module 2 Handout
Module 2 Introduction
Live Performance, रंगमंच की दुनिया
Audio Performance, आवाज़ की दुनिया
Camera Performance, कैमेरे की दुनिया
Module 2 Task
Module 2 Task Sheet

A camera is the eye of an audience. The narrative of the story, or what the audience sees, is shaped by the director. As a performer, an actor has to be willing to surrender to the medium they are performing with. In order to surrender and deliver an impactful performance, it’s best to understand the medium. This module strengthens the understanding of camera acting.

Module 3 Handout
Module 3 Introduction
Long Shot, दूर की नज़र
Mid Shot, पास की नज़र
Close-up Shot, बारीक नज़र
Action & Reaction, लेना देना
Camera & Actor, कैमेरा और अभिनेता
Camera & Action, अलग नज़रिए
Module 3 Task
Final Task Sheet

Continue Your Journey
Greenroom Hacks
Bonus Text Bank

Know Your Facilitator

A Veteran Film & Theatre Actor
30+ years of professional experience.

“You can learn anything anytime if you have the will to learn. Just keep learning new things and keep improving yourself.”

30+ years of experience exploring stage, screen & other performance mediums. Joy Sengupta is one of the most recognizable faces in the film & theatre industry. He is known for his work in 50+ feature films, 35+ telefilms, 50+ theatre plays with 2000+ shows, 50+ TV projects & 55+ TV commercials.

His acting journey started in Delhi where he worked with theatre groups like Act One & Jana Natya Manch. He learnt from renowned theatre personalities like Habib Tanvir, Safdar Hashmi, Barry John & MK Raina. He has also brought theatre into education to offer the transformative impact of drama in children’s lives. He has travelled extensively with his theatre productions to USA, UK, Australia, Singapore and many other countries.

While his filmography is long, from 1995-97, he extensively worked as a TV actor. In 1998, his debut film ‘Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa’ was released. In 2002, he began working in the Bengali film industry. Since then he has been working across different acting mediums in Hindi, English & Bengali languages. He calls himself a theatre warrior, a cultural activist & a student of cinema.

Who is this course for?


Frequently Asked Questions


These beginner acting courses provide you with the basic knowledge of acting and theatre in an engaging manner. Even if you are not involved in the creative arts, these online drama lessons will equip you with critical life skills such as self-awareness, effective communication, confidence, and creative expression.

Our courses are designed holistically and do not restrict themselves to fields of pursuit or levels of study. If you are interested in exploring the world of theatre and acting, these courses provide you with the basic building blocks in an engaging manner. Even if you are not involved in the creative arts, these courses will equip you with critical life skills like self-awareness, confidence, effective communication and creative expression.

Each Ekalavya course is designed to be stand-alone. If you want to pursue a career in acting and theatre, we recommend beginning with the first course, ‘Breaking Open Characters’ which deals with the most basic concept of characterization and how to approach the portrayal of different characters.

These courses provide the building blocks of study in the field of acting and theatre-making. Ekalavya courses cover foundational concepts that serve as an essential first step to launching your creative journey and your acting career.

We strongly encourage learners to take charge of their own creative journeys. We believe this self-drive is key to success in the theatre and acting industry. Our courses act as critical catalysts in this journey. We motivate our learners to actively get involved in fun and engaging exercises. Every course requires a performance submission in the end where learnings come together to mould something tangible. Personal stories, anecdotes, and greenroom hacks form an indispensable part of the courses. Online forums will also ensure a community exchange of ideas, and a space to ideate and grow consistently.


Once enrolled, you will be able to access the course modules and individual study sessions contained within those modules. Please check your email for login instructions. It is advised that you download the course on your device so that you are able to access the same in case of unavailability of the internet.

The assignments will be reviewed by the Ekalavya team at the Drama School Mumbai as part of the criteria for successfully completing a course.

Yes, you will receive a course completion certificate once you submit your final course assignment and it has been accepted by Ekalavya.

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Presently, all Ekalavya courses come with lifetime validity. You can take them at your own pace and time. The validity period can change in future but if you have bought a course with lifetime validity then it will remain as it is.