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
BiteSized@NFTS: Story Structure Online
BiteSized@NFTS: Actors’ Tools for Screen Naturalism Online
BiteSized@NFTS: Sketch-Writing for Television & Radio Online
Finishing The Script: 1-2-1 Online
BiteSized@NFTS: Pitch Surgery Online
BiteSized@NFTS: Emotional Stamina Workshop Online
Live Football Commentating Online
BiteSized@NFTS: Writing A Micro Short Online
NFTS Scotland: Developing and Pitching Drama :- ONLINE Glasgow 17 Aug 2020 to 18 Aug 2020
NFTS Scotland: Post-Production Demystified:- ONLINE Glasgow 26 Aug 2020 to 27 Aug 2020
NFTS Scotland: Introduction to Sound Design :- ONLINE Glasgow 31 Aug 2020 to 4 Sep 2020
StoryFutures Academy and NFTS Scotland: Introductory Immersive Lab:- ONLINE Glasgow 3 Sep 2020
Scheduling on Movie Magic Beaconsfield 3 Sep 2020
Budgeting on Movie Magic Beaconsfield 4 Sep 2020
Introduction to Sound Supervision Beaconsfield 4 Sep 2020
BiteSized@NFTS: Comedy Writing Finding The Tone Online 9 Sep 2020
BiteSized@NFTS: Documentary Commissions Online 9 Sep 2020
BiteSized@NFTS: Character Development Online 10 Sep 2020
BiteSized@NFTS: Novel Adaptation Online 11 Sep 2020
Interviewing Techniques Online 11 Sep 2020
Introduction to Self Shooting Beaconsfield 14 Sep 2020 to 15 Sep 2020
BiteSized@NFTS: Script Analysis Online 14 Sep 2020
BiteSized@NFTS: Factual Storytelling Online 15 Sep 2020
Introduction to Sound Design for Narrative Filmmaking Beaconsfield 15 Sep 2020 to 18 Sep 2020
Composing for Film, TV & Games Beaconsfield 16 Sep 2020 to 18 Sep 2020
First Time Factual Producing Beaconsfield 20 Sep 2020 to 21 Sep 2020
Intimacy Co-ordination Introductory Workshop Online 21 Sep 2020
BiteSized@NFTS: Producing Your TV Programme Online 21 Sep 2020
BiteSized@NFTS: Killer Ideas Online 22 Sep 2020
BiteSized@NFTS: Narrative Directing Analysis Online 23 Sep 2020
Firearms Familiarisation Online 23 Sep 2020
An Introduction to Short Filmmaking Beaconsfield 24 Sep 2020 to 25 Sep 2020
Film Production Co-ordinators Beaconsfield 28 Sep 2020 to 30 Sep 2020
Line Producing for Film Beaconsfield 1 Oct 2020 to 2 Oct 2020
16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation Beaconsfield 5 Oct 2020 to 9 Oct 2020
NFTS Scotland: How Stories Work in Documentaries :- ONLINE Glasgow 7 Oct 2020 to 9 Oct 2020
Introduction to Editing on Avid Media Composer Beaconsfield 7 Oct 2020 to 9 Oct 2020
Visually Expressive Directing Beaconsfield 8 Oct 2020 to 9 Oct 2020
Writing The TV Pilot Beaconsfield 12 Oct 2020 to 23 Oct 2020
Introduction to Editing on Adobe Premiere Pro Beaconsfield 14 Oct 2020 to 16 Oct 2020