Short course


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:

Freelance Rate: £820
Corporate Rate: £1500


How to apply

Application deadline:Register your interest

This course is not currently open for applications. Please register your interest to be advised of dates once they become available.