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
Start Self-Shooting Glasgow 25 Nov 2019 to 26 Nov 2019
Financing Your Feature Film Beaconsfield 25 Nov 2019 to 26 Nov 2019
Drama Production Management Beaconsfield 2 Dec 2019 to 6 Dec 2019
Directing Actors Beaconsfield 2 Dec 2019 to 3 Dec 2019
Acting for Directors Beaconsfield 5 Dec 2019 to 6 Dec 2019
Documentary Production Management Beaconsfield 9 Dec 2019 to 13 Dec 2019
Developing & Pitching Drama Beaconsfield 9 Dec 2019 to 10 Dec 2019
Drama Production Management Glasgow 9 Dec 2019 to 13 Dec 2019
Making the Successful Short Film Glasgow 13 Dec 2019 to 15 Dec 2019
Intimacy on Set Seminar with Ita O'Brien Glasgow 14 Dec 2019
Acting For The Screen Beaconsfield 13 Jan 2020 to 24 Jan 2020
Directing The Short Film Beaconsfield 15 Jan 2020 to 17 Jan 2020
Camera Assisting Glasgow 15 Jan 2020 to 17 Jan 2020
Script Development Workshop Beaconsfield 20 Jan 2020 to 22 Jan 2020
Working in the Assistant Director's Department Glasgow 20 Jan 2020 to 31 Jan 2020
Running Your Own TV Production Company Beaconsfield 23 Jan 2020 to 24 Jan 2020
Film Production Co-ordinators Beaconsfield 27 Jan 2020 to 29 Jan 2020
Film & Disability - Managing Your Career Beaconsfield 28 Jan 2020
Line Producing for Film Beaconsfield 30 Jan 2020 to 31 Jan 2020
16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation Beaconsfield 3 Feb 2020 to 7 Feb 2020
Data Wrangling Glasgow 3 Feb 2020
Introduction to the role of Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) Glasgow 4 Feb 2020
Location Scouting for Commercials Glasgow 8 Feb 2020 to 15 Feb 2020
How to Write for Independent Cinema Beaconsfield 10 Feb 2020 to 11 Feb 2020
Visually Expressive Directing Beaconsfield 13 Feb 2020 to 14 Feb 2020
Craft Editing Beaconsfield 17 Feb 2020 to 21 Feb 2020
Film & Disability - What Are Your Options? Beaconsfield 20 Feb 2020
An Introduction to Short Filmmaking Beaconsfield 20 Feb 2020 to 21 Feb 2020
Factual Editing Glasgow 24 Feb 2020 to 28 Feb 2020
Supervising Art Directors Beaconsfield 24 Feb 2020 to 25 Feb 2020
Introduction to Self Shooting Beaconsfield 2 Mar 2020 to 3 Mar 2020
Location Sound Recording Beaconsfield 2 Mar 2020 to 6 Mar 2020
Advanced Self-Shooting Glasgow 4 Mar 2020 to 5 Mar 2020
Scriptwriting for Film & Television Beaconsfield 4 Mar 2020 to 11 Mar 2020
The Curse of Crunch Beaconsfield 9 Mar 2020
Live Sports Production with Live TV Simulator Beaconsfield 16 Mar 2020 to 20 Mar 2020
Audio Drama - From Pitch To Script Beaconsfield 17 Mar 2020 to 26 Mar 2020
Script Reading and Reporting Glasgow 21 Mar 2020 to 28 Mar 2020
Casting The Actors Beaconsfield 23 Mar 2020 to 25 Mar 2020
Comedy Sketch-Writing for Radio & TV Beaconsfield 26 Mar 2020 to 27 Mar 2020