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NFTS Short Courses

NFTS Short Courses

NFTS Short Courses deliver all short courses for the National Film and Television School, running courses at Beaconsfield, London or online.

Our industry-renowned courses are aimed at professionals in film and television as a means of furthering their careers.

From a two-day course in self-shooting, to one day catching up with Movie Magic software in budgeting or scheduling, our courses have gained a huge reputation within the industry. Practitioners can choose to spend a week discovering how to shoot a documentary, three days learning how to edit on Avid, or less than a week understanding how to cut film to music.

For hair and make-up courses, visit the Iver Makeup Academy page on our website.

in association with BBC Academy

Explore all our courses listed in chronological order

Scotland Register your interest 10.00 - 17.00 5 days Full-time

Main Campus 17 Jun/24 Places Available 10:00am - 5:30pm 5 days Full-time

Short course

Documentary Production Management

Documentary Production Management

Main Campus 24 Jun/24 Places Available 10:00am - 5:30pm 5 days Full-time

Short course

Craft Editing

Craft Editing

Main Campus 01 Jul/24 Places Available 10:00am - 5:30pm

Scotland Register your interest 10.00 - 17.00 5 days Full-time

Short course

Directing the Documentary

Directing the Documentary

London 08 Jul/24 Places Available! 10.00am to 5.30pm

Short course

Directing Actors

Directing Actors

Main Campus 08 Jul/24 Places Available 10.00am to 5.30pm 3 days Full-time

Short course

Making the Successful Short

Making the Successful Short

Cymru Wales 10.00am - 5.00pm 2 days

Main Campus 08 Jul/24 Places Available! 10:00am - 5:30pm 2 days Full-time

Scotland 20 May/24 Places available 09:30am-5:00pm 2 days Full-time

Leeds 27 Jun/24 Application deadline 26 Jun 2024 10.00am - 5.00pm 2 days Full-time

Short course

Self-Shooting - Introduction

Self-Shooting - Introduction

Main Campus 22 Jul/24 Series currently full - email us to be added to Reserve List - shortcourses@nfts.co.uk 10:00am - 5:30pm 4 weeks Full-time

Short course

Directors Series

Directors Series

Main Campus 04 Sep/24 Places Available! 7:00pm-10:00pm 10 weeks - 1 evening a week Part-time

Short course

Feature Film Lab

Feature Film Lab

Main Campus 04 Sep/24 Places Available! Evening session - 6.30pm to 8.30pm 8 weeks - one evening a week Part-time

Short course

Director Prep Lab

Director Prep Lab

Leeds 10.00am - 5.00pm 1 Day Full-time

Main Campus 05 Sep/24 Places Available 10:00am - 17:00pm 1 day Full-time

Short course

Scheduling on Movie Magic

Scheduling on Movie Magic

Main Campus 06 Sep/24 Places Available! 10:00am - 17:00pm 1 day Full-time

Leeds 10.00am - 5.00pm 1 Day Full-time

Short course

Budgeting on Movie Magic

Budgeting on Movie Magic

Coming soon

Main Campus Places Available 10.00am to 5.30pm 10 days Full-time

Short course

Acting For The Screen

Acting For The Screen

Main Campus Dates TBC 7:00pm-10:00pm 3 hours over 10 evenings Part-time

Short course

Feature Film Lab II

Feature Film Lab II

Main Campus Places Available 10:00am - 5:30pm 2 days Full-time

Scotland Register Your Interest 10.00 - 17.00 1 day Full-time

Short course

How To Develop Killer Ideas

How To Develop Killer Ideas

Leeds 10.00am - 5.00pm 3 Days Full-time

Main Campus Places Available 10.00am - 5.30pm 3 days Full-time

Cymru Wales 06 Aug/24 10.00am - 5.00pm 3 days Part-time

Scotland Register your interest 10.00 - 17.00 3 days Full-time

Short course

Introduction to Editing on Adobe Premiere Pro

Introduction to Editing on Adobe Premiere Pro