Film & TV intensive with director Sian Davies

Hone your approach to working on camera with award-winning director Sian Davies (Black Snow, The Twelve, Wentworth, The Gloaming). In this acting intensive, work on scripts for film and tv and master the camera.

“Invent nothing, deny nothing” David Mamet

Develop your creative expression whilst remaining open to the collaborative process of working with other performers and directors. And, discover a new way to analyse scripts that makes you brave in your interpretation and choices. 


“It’s so important to feel empowered in your choices, whilst remaining open to dancing with other artists’ ideas.”  – Sian Davies

  • Work in process and collaborate with Sian on a filmed scene.
  • Honing your craft for work on film and tv sets. 
  • Learn to ask the right questions of directors and casting directors.
  • Develop efficient and effective ways to unlock scripts

Sian Davies

Sian Davies is an award-winning director with a passion for performance and cinematic filmmaking. Sian’s credits include award-winning hit shows Black Snow, The Twelve, The Gloaming, Spreadsheet, Wentworth and Offspring to name a few. Watch some of Sian’s directing highlights. 

An accomplished director and writer of television, film and commercials. Sian won two Australian Directors Guild awards in 2022 and has received numerous nominations.  She has also written and directed several short films which have enjoyed extensive festival play worldwide.

“Sian represents a true rejection of the idea that a director ever needs to create an unsafe environment in order to achieve their goals. Working with Sian is a celebration of the fact that the creative process can (and should) be a whole lot of fun, and ultimately result in work of the highest calibre.” Alex England



16th Street’s intensives and courses provide actors with opportunities to hone their craft in celebrated techniques. We work alongside master teachers and highly trained acting specialists to deliver these unique courses to Melbourne.

This course is ideal for graduates and professional actors over the age of 18. 

Apply Now. Limited Places.