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
Introduction to Sound Design for Narrative Filmmaking Beaconsfield 21 May 2019 to 24 May 2019
Head of Production Beaconsfield 24 May 2019
Composing for Film, TV & Games Beaconsfield 29 May 2019 to 31 May 2019
Directing The Short Film Beaconsfield 30 May 2019 to 31 May 2019
Craft Editing Beaconsfield 3 Jun 2019 to 7 Jun 2019
Drama Production Management Beaconsfield 3 Jun 2019 to 7 Jun 2019
Start Self-Shooting Glasgow 4 Jun 2019 to 5 Jun 2019
Fixed Rig Editing Glasgow 24 Jun 2019 to 28 Jun 2019
Scriptwriting for Film & Television Beaconsfield 26 Jun 2019 to 3 Jul 2019
Writing the TV Pilot Glasgow 1 Jul 2019 to 12 Jul 2019
Directing Actors Beaconsfield 4 Jul 2019 to 5 Jul 2019
Directors' Series Beaconsfield 15 Jul 2019 to 9 Aug 2019
Introduction to Production Accounting Glasgow 18 Jul 2019 to 19 Jul 2019
Making the Successful Short Film Glasgow 26 Jul 2019 to 28 Jul 2019
Set Ready: Working in the Costume Department Glasgow 29 Jul 2019 to 30 Jul 2019
Set Ready: Working in the Make-up Department Glasgow 29 Jul 2019 to 30 Jul 2019
Developing and Pitching Drama Glasgow 1 Aug 2019 to 2 Aug 2019
Edit Producing Glasgow 26 Aug 2019 to 29 Aug 2019
Intimacy Directing: An Introduction Beaconsfield 29 Aug 2019 to 30 Aug 2019
Introduction to Self Shooting Beaconsfield 5 Sep 2019 to 6 Sep 2019
Interviewing for Documentary Beaconsfield 9 Sep 2019 to 10 Sep 2019
Developing & Pitching Factual Programmes & Documentaries Beaconsfield 12 Sep 2019 to 13 Sep 2019
Scheduling on Movie Magic Beaconsfield 16 Sep 2019
Observational Filming Beaconsfield 16 Sep 2019 to 20 Sep 2019
Budgeting on Movie Magic Beaconsfield 17 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
First Time Factual Producing Beaconsfield 26 Sep 2019 to 27 Sep 2019
Writing The TV Pilot Beaconsfield 30 Sep 2019 to 11 Oct 2019
How Stories Work in Documentaries Glasgow 30 Sep 2019 to 3 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
Introduction to Production Accounting Beaconsfield 14 Oct 2019 to 15 Oct 2019
Radio Drama Lab Beaconsfield 15 Oct 2019 to 24 Oct 2019
How To Develop Killer Ideas Beaconsfield 17 Oct 2019 to 18 Oct 2019
Running Your Own TV Production Company Beaconsfield 24 Oct 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
Directing The Documentary Beaconsfield 4 Nov 2019 to 8 Nov 2019
Film Scoring for Editors Beaconsfield 7 Nov 2019 to 8 Nov 2019