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TELEVISION ACTING LAB

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Our acting lab managers are Junior Partners / shareholders of Cineplex Studios and working actors on current television shows that Cineplex Studios is producing.

We look forward to seeing you on television.

tHE REIMAGINED ACTING LAB

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Our Acting Lab

Redefining how you learn

Cineplex Studios is redefining the learning experience when it comes to our brand new and reimagined acting lab.   We have taken a hard look at how the average acting lab works and decided that we could do much better.    We built a brand new business model and have now created a way for our actors to get the real experience of being on a scheduled TV episode that we are calling a "student TV series".  

Our Television Acting Lab is unequaled in what we offer to all of our students. We set out to create an industry leading product and have opened up a new way of teaching for television, raising the bar and creating a new benchmark for others to follow.  Cineplex Studios has created added value in our acting labs by offering a polished demo reel of your best scenes in the student TV series, IMDB credit for the episode you are in and the broadcasting of the same episode to over 12 million homes in the Los Angeles viewing area.  No one else comes close to offering this value-added service. Cineplex Studios is leading the way in offering our students the finest preeminent learning approach, real world "hands-on" learning, and a first-rate polished demo reel.  

Teaching is our number one goal.  Servicing your needs is our top priority.

Introducing the Reimagined Acting Lab

Here is the process and what you can expect to do and to get out of the lab.

Sign up for an Audition to get into the 2 month acting lab,

  • Once you are selected, you will be cast in a role in our 'student TV series'.
  • The Acting Lab is a 2 month course.
  • Month 1 is 4 hours per week for 4 weeks for a total of 16 hours.  
  • There will be a half hour break in the 4 hour classes for refreshments and beverages.
  • Our first meeting will cover orientation, table read, character breakdown.
  • Our second and third meeting will consist of in depth character development.
  • Our fourth meeting will be about acting for the camera, director and editor to give them the performance they are looking for.
  • Month 2 is our filming month, up to 8 hours per day for 4 days, total of 32 hours).
  • We will spend up to 4, eight hour days filming a half hour dramatic 'student TV show'.

Our Main‍‍‍ Instructor

Executive Producer / Class Advisor

Fred Copeland has over 30 years of production experience, ranging from developm‍‍‍ent to distribution this includes being a former ABC -TV morning news producer and two seasons as executive producer of the TV show, Open House Hawaiian Style that aired on KHON 2 - Fox TV in Honolulu, Hawaii.  He has recently completed filming of a new dramatic television series called 'Hawaiian Sovereignty'.

As the CEO and founder of Cineplex Studios Fred Copeland has assembled and continue to assemble a very unique group of individuals from the Hollywood entertainment industry who have a strong desire to enhance their careers and to help others succeed.  This group of talented people are working for a common goal.  A place of not only producing television shows, but also a place of teaching and learning. A place for people to develop their talents in a hands on environment, while at the same time, being a production company that gives back to the community.  That is what makes Cineplex Studios different than any other studio. Fred Copeland who is a signatory producer with the Screen Actors Guild and Writers Guild of America west, looks forward to working with all of you, who are following your dream, as we continue 'Turning Dreams Into Reality'.

Our Guarantee

The Acting Lab Advantage

The participants of our acting lab will leave with something that no other acting lab offers.

1. Actual on set television production acting experience with multiple scenes of dialogue on an episode.

2. IMDB credit for acting in a dramatic television episode.

3 A completed and polished demo reel of your best acting scenes.

4. Having the episode you acted in, broadcast to over 12 million homes in the Los Angeles area.

We are the only acting lab in Los  Angeles that offers this unique level of service.  No other acting lab comes close to this.

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Refreshments will be available in all lab sessions.

Clas‍‍‍s Advisor

Diane Linder  has been training and coaching actors throughout the Los Angeles area for close to 20 years, bringing out each actor’s unique and authentic talents through a natural reaction process. Diane recently filmed the role of “Lydia,” The Angel of Romance” in the film “Angels on Tap,” starring with legends, Ed Asner, Marion Ross, Jamie Farr, and Alan Rachins.  She also recently performed in Art In Relation’s“Broadway-L.A.”

Curently, she is filming leading roles in Fred Copeland’s Cineplex Studios’ productions as “Kay Osbourne” in Solitaire, and “The Evil Empress Divina” in Hybrid, soon to be released on Amazon Prime.

Completing her abilities as a triple threat, Diane performed many years as a principle ballet dancer with The Gene Marinaccio Ballet Company, and, as Director of Malibu Civic Ballet, Diane directed and choreographed the annual “Nutcracker Ballet”, at Pepperdine University for five years.  Diane also trains young dancers, singers and actors as part of her Musical Theatre Company, “Centre Stage Repertory Company”.  Di‍‍‍ane trained with the renowned acting coach, Rick Walters, (trained Michelle Pfeiffer, Mariska Hargitay, Robert De Niro).

‍‍‍Executive Producer / Class Advisor

Born in Caracas Venezuela with Spanish ascendancy since her father is from the Canarian Islands , raised between Vzla and the USA.Venezuelan / American / Spanish Mercedes began her artistic career as a model as a young child, she now has been in the arts for close to twenty years. As a model, she was the image of very important brands all over Europe, USA and South America such as 7UP, Lee Cooper, Bebe, lead in the MDO video (Te Quise Olvidar), Nestle, Prada, Movilnet cellphones, Pisces Swimwear, Special K, Blue Perfumes ,COX cable CO., Comcast, McCafe, Trivial Pursuit Coca-Cola, Tylenol, and endless more.She went to law school at her family's request. Once she earned her law degree, (with acting offers in her native country), she decided to prepare herself first before pursuing her acting dream. She trained with the legendary professor, Eric Morris (has trained Johnny Depp, Jack Nicholson, Brandon Lee, Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others) for an intense 4 to 6 years before auditioning and still goes by his method.  

Commercially in The United States, she became the image for AT&T's National campaign as well as Comcast working consistently as a model & spokesperson. For the Hispanic market in the US she has worked with TV Azteca and is the image of Toyota.Mercedes is a member of the advisory board for The Artist and Athletes Alliance this coming year she will be involved in several events for the Alliance. Commercially she is the image of Comcast, Toyota and AT&T nationwide in USA adding to over 80 commercials and brands throughout her career. Mercedes at this point has over 10 films to her credit. She is considered one of the most talented actresses in her country and is rapidly expanding worldwide.  

Fluent in English, Spanish and Italian Mercedes was also a Greenpeace activist and is part of several ecological causes, as well as causes for children, Peace and Animal Rights.

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