Channel 4 and BBC: Female Self-Shooters

Short course


*Please note this programme takes place in Edinburgh. The navigation menu shows Glasgow as that is where NFTS Scotland is based*

Female Self Shooters is a practical self-shooting skills training programme for factual TV and documentary, supported by Channel 4 and BBC, delivered by NFTS Scotland.

Aimed at female (and those identifying as female) TV producers, or producer level, practitioners  who will be in a position to use the acquired skills after the training, e.g. as 2nd camera operators, shooting taster tapes or directing your own self-shot film. 

If self-shooting camera skills are a barrier to your progress, this is the course for you!

This course, packed with practical exercises, covers:

- Camera and Sound Essentials
- Handheld Shooting
- Shooting Uncontrollable Action and Dialogue
- Shooting a Process
- Interview Essentials

- File Formats & Requirements
- Preparing for a Documentary Edit
- Exporting Footage

You will also have one-to-one feedback from the tutor.

When: 27th June – 2nd July, 10.00 – 17.00

Where: Summerhall, 1 Summerhall Place, Edinburgh

Cost:  The course runs for six days and the tuition fees are fully funded for those who are eligible.

The course is primarily aimed at those based in and working in Scotland, but applications from others will be considered. 





Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

The course is free for those who are eligible. 

How to apply

Application deadline: 06 Jun 2022

Please apply no later than 9am. 
You will be asked to upload your CV.