Short course

Overview

This 5 day course will develop your skills and confidence in editing factual content through practice and feedback in a supported learning environment.

As well as editing practice, you will be introduced to a range of UK television factual, critically review content and apply what they learn to your own practice.

You will examine the culture of the factual cutting room and be introduced to the strategies required to build a sustainable career as an editor within the current TV industry.

This course is led by Thérèse Lynch, an Avid editor with many years’ staff and freelance experience, specialising in storytelling and structure. Her experience crosses genres including long-form factual, magazine/formatted factual, children's TV (CBBC and Cbeebies), current affairs, entertainment, music, drama and news.

The five days of the course are 20th October, 27th October, 3rd November, 10th November and 17th November 2019. 

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Corporate Rate: £1550
Freelance Rate: £815

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 

If you are not eligible for an NFTS Scotland bursary, please also read our Alternative Funding Avenues document which points you in the direction of a few other places which may be able to help.

 

How to apply

Application deadline: Book Now

To apply for this course, please complete the application form and submit your CV to scotland@nfts.co.uk, along with a Diversity Monitoring Form.