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.


Course Location Dates
Art Department - The Three Key Crafts Glasgow 24 Aug 2019 to 20 Oct 2019
Edit Producing Glasgow 26 Aug 2019 to 29 Aug 2019
Start Self-Shooting Glasgow 27 Aug 2019 to 28 Aug 2019
Interviewing for Documentary Beaconsfield 9 Sep 2019 to 10 Sep 2019
Introduction to VFX Glasgow 9 Sep 2019 to 13 Sep 2019
Scheduling on Movie Magic Beaconsfield 12 Sep 2019
Budgeting on Movie Magic Beaconsfield 13 Sep 2019
Observational Filming Beaconsfield 16 Sep 2019 to 20 Sep 2019
Developing & Pitching Factual Programmes & Documentaries Beaconsfield 19 Sep 2019 to 20 Sep 2019
16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation Beaconsfield 23 Sep 2019 to 27 Sep 2019
Comedy Sketch-Writing for Radio & TV Beaconsfield 24 Sep 2019 to 25 Sep 2019
Introduction to Editing with Avid Media Composer Glasgow 25 Sep 2019 to 27 Sep 2019
Writing The TV Pilot Beaconsfield 30 Sep 2019 to 11 Oct 2019
How Stories Work in Documentaries Glasgow 2 Oct 2019 to 4 Oct 2019
Introduction to Editing on Avid Media Composer Beaconsfield 2 Oct 2019 to 4 Oct 2019
Introduction to Editing on Adobe Premiere Pro Beaconsfield 7 Oct 2019 to 9 Oct 2019
How To Develop Killer Ideas Beaconsfield 10 Oct 2019 to 11 Oct 2019
Introduction to Production Accounting Beaconsfield 14 Oct 2019 to 15 Oct 2019
The Art of Multi-Camera Directing Glasgow 14 Oct 2019 to 18 Oct 2019
Radio Drama Lab Beaconsfield 15 Oct 2019 to 24 Oct 2019
Factual Editing Glasgow 20 Oct 2019 to 17 Nov 2019
Craft Editing Beaconsfield 21 Oct 2019 to 25 Oct 2019
Storytelling for Business Beaconsfield 23 Oct 2019
Advanced Self-Shooting Glasgow 24 Oct 2019 to 25 Oct 2019
Running Your Own TV Production Company Beaconsfield 24 Oct 2019 to 25 Oct 2019
Location Scouting for Commercials Glasgow 26 Oct 2019 to 2 Nov 2019
Directing the Documentary Glasgow 28 Oct 2019 to 1 Nov 2019
Location Sound Recording Beaconsfield 28 Oct 2019 to 1 Nov 2019
Running Your Own FILM Production Company Beaconsfield 31 Oct 2019 to 1 Nov 2019
The Life of a Score Glasgow 3 Nov 2019
Directing The Documentary Beaconsfield 4 Nov 2019 to 8 Nov 2019
Composing for Film, TV & Games Beaconsfield 4 Nov 2019 to 6 Nov 2019
Film Scoring for Editors Beaconsfield 7 Nov 2019 to 8 Nov 2019
Directing the Microbudget Feature Film Beaconsfield 11 Nov 2019 to 13 Nov 2019
Location Sound Recording (and 1-day Cable Making Workshop) Glasgow 11 Nov 2019 to 16 Nov 2019
Directing The Comedy Beaconsfield 14 Nov 2019 to 15 Nov 2019
Introduction to Self Shooting Beaconsfield 18 Nov 2019 to 19 Nov 2019
The Business of Games Glasgow 18 Nov 2019 to 22 Nov 2019
Scriptwriting for Film & Television Beaconsfield 20 Nov 2019 to 27 Nov 2019
Financing Your Feature Film Beaconsfield 25 Nov 2019 to 26 Nov 2019