COURSE: The Foundations of Acting in Film

Hear from instructor Marco DiGeorge about this course (video below).

Prepare yourself to follow your dreams of acting in film!

Learn to act with emotional intensity and depth!

With your purchase of the online course, you will receive:

  • Professional instruction from industry leader Marco DiGeorge.
  • Deep-level acting training based on major industry practices.
  • Self-exploration to work on your confidence and self-image.
  • Access to our Truthful Acting Online Discord community.


  • Ability to learn at your own pace – anytime and from anywhere!
  • Lifetime access to your purchased courses.
  • Downloadable documents for your own acting manual.

For a limited time, you can get this course for the incredible price of only $39! Be among the first to experience The Foundations of Acting in Film!

“Who you truly are is magnificent and totally unique!”

This course will explore the basics you need to begin your film career, but it will also begin your exploration of your deeper self – allowing you to build confidence in who you are and a stronger self image!

Topics Covered in this Course

  • Roles and Terminology in a Film Production
  • Importance of On-Set Etiquette (the Do’s and Don’ts on a film set)
  • Safety in Acting (and how to achieve it)
  • Overview of the Three Elements of Performance
  • Overview of the Six Essential Pillars of Acting
  • Importance of Outward Focus
  • Introduction to Emotional Life
  • Introduction to Voice and Physicality
  • PLUS… Artistic Exploration – the deeper journey and exploration of YOU!

“In order to be a better actor, you must first become a better – more fully-functioning – human being.” – Sanford Meisner

The Foundations of Acting in Film will work on the following areas of the Six Pillars of Acting!

Mental / Analytical
Craft / Technical

Still not convinced? Read our FAQ below and let us know if you have any other questions!

The Foundations of Acting in Film FAQ

Truthful Acting Online

Truthful Acting Online makes deep-level actor training available to students worldwide. Course material is developed by Marco DiGeorge, Co-Owner and Program Director of Truthful Acting Studios, an in-person acting conservatory in Orlando, Florida.

Courses are self-paced and available fully online. Each course is broken into a series of lessons. Students are encouraged to follow course material in the order it is presented, but have the freedom to choose to navigate course material in the way that best suits them. Each lesson has at least 1 video lecture, and several have additional materials including printouts, exercises to complete, and/or additional video material available outside of Truthful Acting Online.

Course enrollment grants you lifetime access to purchased course material as well as continued access to our private Discord server, where students can network and meet each other, do practice exercises, engage in discussion, ask questions to the instructor, and more.

Course lengths vary so please check each course for the details.

Courses are added as they are developed, approximately once every few months.

You may begin your course at any time after you are enrolled.

Courses are self-paced. We recommend completing courses at the rate of 1-lessons per week, but students have the freedom to progress as quickly or slowly as they wish. Students have lifetime access to purchased course material.

Course previews are available on sales pages as well as on the Truthful Acting YouTube Channel.

Certain online courses will provide a Certificate of Completion. If you are able to take Truthful Acting Studios’ in-person Master Meisner program, you would receive a certificate at the end of the program. To learn more about the Master Meisner program, please CLICK HERE!

Course instructor Marco DiGeorge (along with other TAO admins) are available to contact via the Truthful Acting Online private Discord server, which Truthful Acting Online students are granted access to upon paid enrollment. In addition, Marco conducts free online sessions periodically. Please check the Free Acting Sessions page for more details.

Courses include exercises to be completed as homework between lessons. These exercises are critical for students’ artistic development.

After you complete a course, you have lifetime access to review course material and re-take the course as you wish.

Course videos may not be downloaded or shown outside of the Truthful Acting Online platform.

Courses may be purchased via credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, China UnionPay, Japan Credit Beureau, Cartes Bancaires) on the Stripe platform or via Paypal.

Courses may be refunded in full within 7 days of purchasing the course.

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