Short course


Delivered in the NFTS Leeds Virtual Classroom accessed by Zoom. 

Course Dates: 26th October - 29th October 2020

The Script Supervisor’s role is an exciting, varied and demanding job requiring many skills for being part of the film and TV production team, working closely with directors and producers, interacting with performers, and providing accurate information on location, in the studio and for the edit suite. 

This introductory course introduces you to the role of the Script Supervisor and the skills required to be effective in the job.

The course covers: 

The relationship with Production
Reading and timing scripts, page count, script breakdown and wrap reports
On set skills: continuity, eye lines, shot descriptions, scene coverage, relationship with costume/make-up/ art departments 
Negotiating with actors
Editor’s notes and the marked up script

The course is led by Margaret Graham, a Script Supervisor with over 30 years experience working on film and television drama productions. Her credits include Outlander, Shetland, Beats and Filth. She is a strong advocate of training for newcomers to the industry.

This course is aimed at people with some experience of the industry (or on short or student films) and can demonstrate in their application that script supervision is their chosen area of specialism.

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Freelance Rate: £495
Corporate Rate: £755



How to apply

Application deadline: 16 Oct 2020

To apply for this course, please complete the application form.