Short course

Overview

This course is for producers, script editors, writers, and people with ideas for making feature films or television drama. The course explores how best to develop drama proposals, script outlines, or un-commissioned scripts and to target/pitch these to potential financiers, sales agents and distributors.

This course will make you think realistically about your ideas and give you a framework for going forward. If you’ve been struggling on your own, it will give you invaluable feedback, suggestions and ways of packaging your ideas.

The course covers:

  • The role of the producer
  • How to develop a story
  • Options and contracts
  • How to look for finance

In order to get the most from this course, please come with a couple of your own ideas that you can work on throughout the 2 days.

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Corporate Rate: £550
Freelance Rate: £335

Bursaries, supported by the Scottish Government, are also available for those who are eligible. 

BURSARY INFORMATION

If you wish to apply for a bursary to contribute to the costs of your course, please read the bursary guidelines below carefully to confirm your eligibility. Please do not apply to a course unless you are sure you meet the bursary eligibility criteria or are able to pay for the course. 

Once you have submitted your application, bursary applications should be submitted, along with a diversity monitoring form, to scotland@nfts.co.uk.

 

 

NFTS Scotland Bursary Guidelines

NFTS Scotland Bursary Application Form

NFTS Scotland Diversity Monitoring Form 

 

 

How to apply

Application deadline: Register your interest

Please register your interest now to be advised of new course dates once they become available.