NFTS Short Courses

The high standards and innovation set by the National Film and Television School continues at NFTS Short Courses.

Here industry professionals can further their careers through training courses taught by experienced tutors working in film and television. We have a huge range of technical and creative courses, in everything from 16/35mm Camera to Running Your Own Production Company.

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Course Location Dates
Live Football Commentating Online
Finishing The Script: 1-2-1 Online
NFTS Scotland: How Stories Work in Documentaries :- ONLINE Glasgow 25 Nov 2020 to 27 Nov 2020
NFTS Scotland: Introduction to the Film and TV Art Department Glasgow 30 Nov 2020 to 4 Dec 2020
Running Your Own FILM Production Company Online 30 Nov 2020 to 1 Dec 2020
NFTS Scotland: Writing the TV Pilot:- ONLINE Glasgow 30 Nov 2020 to 11 Dec 2020
NFTS Scotland: Data Wrangling Glasgow 30 Nov 2020
BiteSized@NFTS: Narrative Directing Analysis Online 1 Dec 2020
NFTS Scotland: Introduction to the role of Digital Imaging Technician (DIT):- ONLINE Glasgow 1 Dec 2020
Script Development for Independent Film Online 3 Dec 2020 to 4 Dec 2020
Documentary Production Management Online 7 Dec 2020 to 11 Dec 2020
NFTS Leeds: Directing The Short Film - Online Leeds 7 Dec 2020 to 9 Dec 2020
Directing Actors Beaconsfield 10 Dec 2020 to 11 Dec 2020
NFTS Leeds: How To Develop Killer Ideas - Online Leeds 10 Dec 2020 to 11 Dec 2020
Scheduling on Movie Magic Beaconsfield 11 Jan 2021
Budgeting on Movie Magic Beaconsfield 12 Jan 2021
NFTS Scotland: How To Develop Killer Ideas :-ONLINE Glasgow 14 Jan 2021 to 15 Jan 2021
NFTS Scotland: Introduction to Sound Design:- Online and F2F Glasgow 16 Jan 2021 to 13 Feb 2021
NFTS Scotland: Camera Assisting Glasgow 18 Jan 2021 to 20 Jan 2021
Directing The Documentary Beaconsfield 18 Jan 2021 to 22 Jan 2021
NFTS Scotland: Introduction to VFX:- ONLINE Glasgow 18 Jan 2021 to 22 Jan 2021
Running Your Own TV Production Company Beaconsfield 21 Jan 2021 to 22 Jan 2021
NFTS Scotland: Avid Media Composer Familiarisation Glasgow 21 Jan 2021 to 22 Jan 2021
NFTS Scotland: Factual Editing Glasgow 25 Jan 2021 to 29 Jan 2021
Film Production Co-ordinators Beaconsfield 8 Feb 2021 to 10 Feb 2021
NFTS Scotland: Edit Producing:- ONLINE Glasgow 8 Feb 2021 to 11 Feb 2021
Line Producing for Film Beaconsfield 11 Feb 2021 to 12 Feb 2021
NFTS Scotland: Developing and Pitching Drama:- ONLINE Glasgow 11 Feb 2021 to 12 Feb 2021
NFTS Leeds: Introduction to Production Accounting :- ONLINE Leeds 15 Feb 2021 to 18 Feb 2021
16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation Beaconsfield 15 Feb 2021 to 19 Feb 2021
How To Develop Killer Ideas Beaconsfield 18 Feb 2021 to 19 Feb 2021
Craft Editing Beaconsfield 22 Feb 2021 to 26 Feb 2021
NFTS Scotland: Directing the Documentary :- ONLINE Glasgow 22 Feb 2021 to 26 Feb 2021
Directing The Short Film Beaconsfield 22 Feb 2021 to 24 Feb 2021
Visually Expressive Directing Beaconsfield 25 Feb 2021 to 26 Feb 2021
Location Sound Recording Beaconsfield 1 Mar 2021 to 5 Mar 2021
Short Film Lab Online 2 Mar 2021 to 20 Apr 2021
Financing Your Feature Film Beaconsfield 4 Mar 2021 to 5 Mar 2021
NFTS Scotland: Drama Production Management Glasgow 8 Mar 2021 to 13 Mar 2021
Sports Replays: Editorial & Storytelling Beaconsfield 9 Mar 2021 to 12 Mar 2021