Short course

Overview

Face-to-face delivery (subject to government guidelines allowing) with COVID-19 protocols in place
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This one-day course, led by Grant McPhee, is designed to give you an introduction to data management within film and television.

You will learn how to confidently handle a tapeless workflow on a shoot from the data leaving the camera through to the arrival in the edit suite. You will get hands-on experience during the course, preparing you for the role of the Digital Imaging Technician with an emphasis on Data Wrangling.

The course will cover:

  • An overview of current digital camera formats and codecs
  • An overview of current Hard Drives, SSDs, Cables, Connectors, and software.
  • Choosing the correct equipment for a particular job.
  • How to create a workflow document to insurance recognized standards
  • Introduction to quality control checking
  • The politics of a film set: who is who, what to do and when to do it.
  • How to securely transfer, organize and back-up camera data to recognized industry standards with a MetaData Overview

You may also be interested in: Introduction to the role of Digital Imaging Technician

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Freelance Rate: £225
Corporate Rate: £345

BURSARY INFORMATION

The NFTS Scotland bursary fund is currently closed for this course and we encourage you to seek alternative avenues of funding to support the cost of this course if required. 

Please read our Alternative Funding Avenues document which points you in the direction of a few other places which may be able to help. Please allow yourself enough time to secure funding when considering your application.

How to apply

Application deadline: Register your interest

This course is not currently open for applications. Please register your interest to be advised of future dates.