Short course


This brand new five-day course introduces you to the world of visual effects, how to make them and how they are used in film and television.

The course covers:

An overview of modelling in Maya
Texturing and matchmove
Animation and rendering

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Corporate Rate: £1180
Freelance Rate: £625

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


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

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.