Ben Mathews Masterclass

An eight week film series for professional working actors

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Course Overview

The HubStudio is very proud to have the multi-award winning film coach Ben Mathews return for another series of the Film Masterclass. Ben is a remarkable coach, accomplished film director and AWGIE nominated writer. His skill set fits perfectly into The HubStudio and our on going commitment to provide the best coaching environment for professional actors. This series is designed as a skills maintenance series, focusing on keeping every professional actor on top of their game. 

Ben will introduce you to a powerful new way to approach the process of the audition, transforming the way you think about them into something that leaves you empowered as an actor and authentically confident in the audition room. Come Join Us!

Course Outline

This six week camera acting class is for actors who are looking for breakthroughs in their ability to be natural, spontaneous and make powerful choices in the moment, in front of the camera. Learn:

  • Become skilled in using simple techniques to quickly analyse a scene
  • Discover ways to make the scene relatable to you
  • Deep Text analysis
  • Character work & analysis
  • Powerful tools to access ‘being in the moment’ 

Course Outcomes

Development & practice of craft lie at the core of the Masterclass:

  • Audition Process – Mindset techniques for nerves, presence, focus and professional conduct
  • Keep all scene footage for your own needs.
  • Development of presence, spontaneity and instinct.
  • Script / Scene Analysis – how to interpret, relate and quickly understand detailed scenarios.

Session Details

When: 8 x Thursday’s

Dates: Thursday 4th July – 22nd August 2019 (TBC)

Time: 7pm – 10pm (please be aware this might change to a 6pm start)

Venue: 18 City Rd, Chippendale, NSW 2008

Cost: $480.00 incl GST (10% off for members)

Participants12-14 Maximum

Session Details

About Ben Mathews

Ben Mathews is a multi-award winning director, actor and AWGIE nominated writer. His short film, Emily, won over 20 awards around the world, screened at the Cannes Film Festival and was the first Australian film nominated for the Student Academy Awards in Los Angeles. A graduate of the Atlantic Theater Company New York, and AFTRS, Ben was the recipient of both the Kenneth Myer Award for Exceptional Talent and Foxtel Scholarship for Exceptional New Talent

Ben's Full Biography

Apply For The Course

Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. to or use the below form. Please note the course is by invitation only. If accepted we shall send out an application form with all the course information. Notification for acceptance will be made no later than one week before course commencement.

If offered your place will only be held once payment is received in full. Failure to do so will forfeit your place on the course. For more information or queries please don’t hesitate to call on (02) 9212 0522 or alternatively email us on the above address.

Course Application Form

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Further Questions

The HubStudio prides itself on helping professional actors to facilitate their training journey. If you would like more information about this course, or more importantly which courses would suit you best, then please email or call us to discuss your training goals.