Location Sound Recording

Course Dates: 26-30 November 2018
Course Tutor: Merv Gerard

Course overview

Aimed at industry professionals who want a better understanding of sound recording, this consistently sold-out course provides the background knowledge, theory and practical skills required to achieve broadcast quality sound.

This course covers

  • Recording sound on location
  • Working methods for single camera drama and documentary shooting
  • Microphones - use, tips & techniques
  • Location mixers
  • Digital video cameras and recorders
  • An overview of non-linear and multi-track recording
  • Timecode
  • Stereo
  • First line maintenance

Additional information

By the end of the course you will be fully equipped with the knowledge of what is technically and creatively required to record sound for television and film production.

Number of places: 8
Duration: 5 days

Freelance Rate: £825
Corporate Rate: £1550

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. Please see the individual course details for bursary deadlines. 

NFTS Scotland Bursary Guidelines

NFTS Scotland Bursary Application Form

NFTS Scotland Diversity Monitoring Form