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Advanced On-Camera Strategies with Tamara Gorski

May 31, 2014 - June 1, 2014


Saturday, May 31st & Sunday, June 1st | 10 am – 5 pmUntitled

Actor’s Training Centre of Manitoba | 502 – 62 Albert Street


Application Deadline – Thursday, May 22nd, 2014, at 4 pm

*To apply, please submit a headshot and resume to:  The instructor will be making the participant selections.  Chosen participants will be notified by Monday, May 26th and will be asked to make payment upon notification.


During this two-day, advanced-level acting workshop, the participants will receive a one-on-one coaching session with the instructor by taping audition scenes on camera and then reviewing the footage afterwards.  The instructor will assign participants their scenes in advance of the workshop. Each participant will receive audition coaching, as well as practical and truthful feedback to work with in order to deliver a compelling and truthful performance.


Day 1

  • Introduction of participants, questions and concerns
  • One-on-one individual assessments: Each participant will tape their audition scenes and will receive direct feedback and coaching. Actors will benefit from working on their craft and on adapting their choices for the camera. Participants are asked to bring their headshots and resumes on this day.


Day 2

  • Salient points: Professional presentation and career advice (how to book the callback)
  • Participants will take their acting from “process to product” in a group setting based on the previous day’s notes and assessment of their work



About the Instructor

Tamara Gorski is an award-winning actor and filmmaker who has worked with such directors as Jonathan Kaplan and Paul Haggis, and has appeared opposite actors Anne Bancroft, John Cleese and Michael Douglas. Her notable film roles include The In-Laws, How To Lose a Guy in Ten DaysMy Awkward Sexual Adventure. Tamara has also appeared as a guest star on Murdoch Mysteries, Angel, Less Than Kind, and as the prosecutor Tavia Booth in the award-winning Frantic Films web series Verdict.

Tamara was an associate producer on How to Draw a Bunny: A Ray Johnson Portrait, which won the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.  Her short film [SPACE] was an Official Selection of the Toronto International Short Film Festival and was a featured piece on the WTN series Shameless Shorts.




Film Training Manitoba Course Registration Policy

  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older to register and attend the course.
  • Participants must register in advance of the course. No drop-ins.
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis – unless otherwise specified. Enrollment may be limited.
  • Registration for all courses, including weekend workshops, must be done between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (except holidays).
  • All registrations must be received and confirmed in-person or by telephone with an FTM staff member during office hours. We do not confirm or accept registrations via email.
  • Payment in full is required to secure a spot in an FTM course.


Course Registration

Registration can be done in one of two ways:

In Person – cash, cheque, VISA and MasterCard, and debit are accepted. (Please make cheques payable to Film Training Manitoba.) Our offices are located at 100 – 62 Albert Street, in Winnipeg’s Exchange District. We are open to the public Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


By Phone – VISA and MasterCard only. Registrations are accepted via the main line at 204-989-9669. *We do not confirm or accept registrations via email.


Cancellation Policy 

  • Participants must cancel up to 4 full business days prior to the course start date to receive an 80% refund.
  • No refund will be given to participants who cancel within 4 full business days before the course start date, or if they do not attend the course.
  • Film Training Manitoba reserves the right to cancel, or postpone, any course where a minimum registration level has not been met. Participants registered for a course that is canceled will receive a full refund.


Breaks and refreshments

All course participants are responsible for their own lunch.


May 31, 2014
June 1, 2014


Film Training Manitoba


Actor’s Training Centre of Manitoba
502 - 62 Albert Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1E9 Canada
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