Short course

Overview

One of the most popular and successful courses run by NFTS, this course provides an introduction to the principles and practices of the work involved in film and television drama production management.

Participants will learn how to break down a short script which they will schedule, gaining a full understanding of all the elements which go into making up the budget.

The course covers:

  • Role, function and responsibilities of a drama production manager
  • Breaking down and scheduling a script
  • Union agreements
  • The principles of budgeting
  • Contracts
  • Insurance and completion bonds
  • Health & Safety
  • The unit on location, at home and overseas
  • Progress reports
  • Post-production

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Corporate Rate: £1500
Freelance Rate: £815

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.

The bursary deadline for this course is Friday 4th January 2019 at 17.30.

NFTS Scotland Bursary Guidelines

NFTS Scotland Bursary Application Form

NFTS Scotland Diversity Monitoring Form 

How to apply

Application deadline: Book Now

This course is now open for applications. 

Please apply by completing the application form and sending a copy of your CV to scotland@nfts.co.uk.