Exam Overview

In the Grade 4 Screen Acting exam, candidates will undertake a Practical Assessment and Knowledge & Understanding component to assess their screen acting technique, character portrayal and knowledge of camera angles. All requirements for this exam can be found in the PAA Screen Acting syllabus available to download for free here.
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Exam requirements

Video performance

Candidates will perform a set of tasks that relate to a variety of scenarios as a video performance. These tasks include portraying a range of emotions, delivering dialogue and capturing different filming angles.

Knowledge and Understanding

The candidate(s) will prepare and present a response to questions based on the performed tasks.

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