Short course

Overview

This course is aimed at industry professionals who want a better understanding of film sound recording. This course will provide the background knowledge, theory and practical skills required to achieve broadcast quality sound for film and television.

THIS COURSE COVERS

  • Recording sound on location
  • Working methods for drama and documentary shooting
  • Microphones - use, tips & techniques
  • Location Mixers
  • Digital video cameras and recorders
  • An overview of non-linear and multi-track recording
  • Timecode
  • Stereo
  • First line maintenance

Practical exercises include recording on a documentary and a drama location.

By the end of the course you will be fully equipped with the knowledge of what is technically and creatively required to record sound for film and television.

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Freelance Rate: £825
Corporate Rate: £1500

 

BURSARY INFORMATION

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 scotland@nfts.co.uk.

The bursary deadline for this course is Friday 26th October 2018 at 5.30pm

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.