NFTS Scotland: Introduction to the Drama Production Office

Short course


Delivered online in the NFTS Scotland Virtual Classroom accessed by Zoom.

This entry level course is aimed at anyone interested in starting out in Film and TV drama production, specifically in the production office, with no previous experience necessary to join the course.  

The course will give you an overview of:

- The roles and responsibilities in the drama production office
- Who is who on the production team and who does what
- How the production office interacts and works with set-based departments, the paperwork and processes involved
- A typical day in the production office 
- Skills required to work in production

The course is led by Elizabeth Edgar, an experienced Production Supervisor and Coordinator with credits including The Victim, Shetland, T2 Trainspotting and Waterloo Road. 

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Freelance Rate: £95
Corporate Rate: £190

Online rates are valid until June 2020


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. To be informed of future dates as they become available, please register your interest