The Masters Collective: Become an Entertainer Entrepreneur

Offered by School of Business & Accountancy

Online Course / 8 hours of self-paced learning

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
Course Fees

Course Information

Hear from acclaimed actor and director, Alaric, as he shares highlights from his two-decade career on his journey to be an Entertainer Entrepreneur. From his screen debut in Forever Fever, to rising to prominence in roles in The Yang Sisters, The Noose, and Serangoon Road, to producing and directing HBO Asia’s first comedy-drama series, Alaric has successfully navigated the challenges of the local media scene.

Join him in this 7-hour course as he offers insights, advice and strategies on taking your entertainer ambitions to the next level. At the end of all of Alaric’s lessons, accompanying reading materials will reinforce the key learning points.


About Alaric

From his screen debut in Forever Fever, to rising to prominence in roles in The Yang Sisters, The Noose, and Serangoon Road, to producing and directing HBO Asia’s first comedy-drama series, Alaric has successfully navigated the challenges of the local media scene.

Learning Outcomes

This course is open to anyone who has an interest in being an entertainer – be it online, in person, on camera or onstage. Those who do not have prior knowledge in the entertainment industry are welcome to take this beginner course to find out more.

Alaric will share highlights, tips and observations gleaned from his extensive acting and directing career. Learners will have a better understanding on the basics and starting points of being a freelancer in a gig economy for the media and entertainment industry.

Course 
Schedule

Course Start Date: TBC
Application Start Date: TBC
Duration: 8 hours of self-paced learning

This is an online course. The learning is self-paced, and learners have up to 6 months to complete the course.

Upon completion of the assessment, you will be awarded a Certificate of Performance.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Lesson 01

The Gig Economy: So You Want to be a Media Freelancer?

Lesson 02

How to break into the TV and Film Industry in Singapore?

Lesson 03

Acting for Television and Film

Lesson 04

The Different Elements of Acting

Lesson 05

Producing & Directing

Lesson 06

Being a Working Performing Artiste

Lesson 07

The Business of Media Entrepreneurship: Sustainability

Certification

Upon completion of the assessment, you will be awarded a Certificate of Performance.


Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 29 Jul 2019 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

*Terms & conditions apply. For more details, please refer to the SkillsFuture website.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fees after GST$96.30
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$28.89
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$10.89
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$10.89
Others (and Repeat Students)$96.30