Cameras for Television Production

1 Year Full-time

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Application deadline 4 Jul 2024

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Cameras for Television Production

COURSE OVERVIEW

Do you have a great eye for a shot? Do you want to bring great TV shows to life?

This unique 12-month Postgraduate Diploma aims to prepare you for a successful future as a camera operator in live and recorded multi-camera studio television production. It is run in partnership with Sky, the UK’s largest pay-TV broadcaster.

In partnership with SKY

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Alexandra Calver working behind the camera on set
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"My time at the NFTS had a crucial part to play in my career. Through the 6-week placement at Sky, I was able to gain valuable experience, which ultimately led to my current position at Sky."

Toni Adepegba
NFTS graduate and Camera Operator at Sky

"The fact that you've got The National Film & Television School and Sky collaborating together, that's an amazing opportunity."

Alexandra Calver
2023 Graduate

“What makes this course so special is the sheer amount of time spent in practical training and working on live shows in the studio.”

Andy Hope
Course Leader for Cameras, Sound and Vision Mixing

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One of the key benefits of this course is that you’ll closely collaborate with students on other courses to shoot multi-camera TV productions in our state-of-the-art 4K television studio – equipped with the latest Sony cameras as used across the Industry. You will work on multiple genres including sport, music and drama and complete a six week placement at Sky where you will train on other industry standard equipment whilst working on current Sky productions.

Cameras for Television Production is a specialism within our Cameras, Sound and Vision Mixing for Television Production Postgraduate Diploma. 

Sky guarantees to employ at least one eligible graduating camera operator, sound recordist or vision mixer each year.

Funding Available

The NFTS awards more scholarships and bursaries to British students, relative to the size of our student body, than almost any other educational institution in the UK. If you’re successful at gaining a place on the course, you will be contacted by our funding team with details on how to apply for one of these scholarships.

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Student Showcase

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Hear directly from our students specialising in Cameras, Sound and Vision Mixing for Television Production and take a look inside our on-site 4K Television Studio and TV Stage!
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2022 graduate television production

Director - Marina Hofling
Producer - Adriana Steinke
Cameras - Peter Saunders, Joshua North

Cameras for Television Production Diploma students work on a number of Television Entertainment MA graduate productions, which can be shot on location, inside the 4K Television Studio or a mixture of both.

Graduate Success

Cameras for Television Production graduates quickly go on to work on a wide range of television productions including live outside broadcast events, Sky Sports, ITV News and BBC programmes.

Recent credits and successes include...

Landscape Artist of the Year 2022

Camera Assistant Freddie Finn

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Graduate Success

Cameras for Television Production graduates quickly go on to work on a wide range of television productions including live outside broadcast events, Sky Sports, ITV News and BBC programmes.

Recent credits and successes include...

Sky Cinema's Oscars Night Live 2022

Camera Operator Toni Adepegba

Oscars Night Live set with camera

Graduate Success

Cameras for Television Production graduates quickly go on to work on a wide range of television productions including live outside broadcast events, Sky Sports, ITV News and BBC programmes.

Recent credits and successes include...

I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!

Camera Operator Paul Dewhurst

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