16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation

Course Dates: 3-7 July 2018
Course Tutors: Alex Ryle, Jason Wingrove

Course Overview

This course provides you with 100% hands on practice, using the current 16mm and 35mm camera systems. 

Please bring a torch, scissors, and common sense.

You will be shown loading, lacing, maintenance and assembly of accessories for each camera system.

This course covers

This discussion-based course will cover:

  • Testing and preparation of equipment
  • The roles of 1st and 2nd assistants
  • An overview of lens testing, collimation and camera steady test

Additional information:

This five day course, taught by freelance technicians and supported by Panavision, is designed to de-mystify film camera systems and to teach you how to use the equipment sensibly, knowledgeably and with respect.

What people have said about this course:
"What top quality teaching, equipment and course content...... This course is vital as you wouldn't get this rate of learning as a trainee on set"

Number of places: 8
Duration: 5 days

Freelance Rate: £825
Corporate Rate: £1500

How To Apply

Please complete the application form to apply for a place on this course. 
Email scotland@nfts.co.uk or call us on 0141 422 6461 if you need assistance with your application.

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. Once you have applied for your course, bursary applications should be submitted, along with a diversity monitoring form, to scotland@nfts.co.uk

Bursary deadline for this course: 5.30pm on Friday 15th June 2018.

NFTS Scotland Bursary Guidelines

NFTS Scotland Bursary Application Form

NFTS Scotland Diversity Monitoring Form 


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