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
Developing & Pitching Drama Beaconsfield 18 May 2020 to 19 May 2020
Acting For The Screen Beaconsfield 18 May 2020 to 29 May 2020
Introduction to Sound Design for Narrative Filmmaking Beaconsfield 19 May 2020 to 22 May 2020
How To Develop Killer Ideas Beaconsfield 21 May 2020 to 22 May 2020
Where Do Documentary Ideas Come From? Glasgow 27 May 2020
How to Pitch a Documentary 1 Glasgow 28 May 2020
Head of Production Beaconsfield 28 May 2020 to 29 May 2020
How to Pitch a Documentary 2 Glasgow 29 May 2020
Advanced Self-Shooting Glasgow 1 Jun 2020 to 2 Jun 2020
Craft Editing Beaconsfield 1 Jun 2020 to 5 Jun 2020
Making the Successful Short Film Glasgow 1 Jun 2020 to 3 Jun 2020
Making the Successful Micro-Budget Feature Film Glasgow 4 Jun 2020 to 6 Jun 2020
16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation Beaconsfield 8 Jun 2020 to 12 Jun 2020
Drama Production Management Beaconsfield 15 Jun 2020 to 19 Jun 2020
Getting A Commission Beaconsfield 18 Jun 2020 to 19 Jun 2020
Documentary Production Management Beaconsfield 22 Jun 2020 to 26 Jun 2020
Directing The Short Film Beaconsfield 24 Jun 2020 to 26 Jun 2020
Directing The Documentary Beaconsfield 29 Jun 2020 to 3 Jul 2020
Directors' Series Beaconsfield 13 Jul 2020 to 7 Aug 2020
Acting for Directors Beaconsfield 1 Sep 2020 to 2 Sep 2020
Script Development for Independent Film Beaconsfield 10 Sep 2020 to 11 Sep 2020
16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation Glasgow 14 Sep 2020 to 18 Sep 2020
First Time Factual Producing Beaconsfield 20 Sep 2020 to 21 Sep 2020
An Introduction to Short Filmmaking Beaconsfield 24 Sep 2020 to 25 Sep 2020
The Art of Observational Filming Glasgow 28 Sep 2020 to 2 Oct 2020
Film Production Co-ordinators Beaconsfield 28 Sep 2020 to 30 Sep 2020
Sitcom Writing for TV and Radio Beaconsfield 28 Sep 2020 to 2 Oct 2020
Line Producing for Film Beaconsfield 1 Oct 2020 to 2 Oct 2020
How Stories Work in Documentaries Glasgow 7 Oct 2020 to 9 Oct 2020
The Art of Multi-Camera Directing Glasgow 12 Oct 2020 to 16 Oct 2020
Running Your Own TV Production Company Beaconsfield 5 Nov 2020 to 6 Nov 2020
Audio Drama - From Pitch To Script Beaconsfield 10 Nov 2020 to 19 Nov 2020
Intimacy Directing: An Introduction Beaconsfield Coming Soon
Script Development Workshop Beaconsfield Coming Soon
Observational Filming Beaconsfield Coming Soon
The Documentary Consultancy: 3 Day Intensive Beaconsfield Register your interest
Drone Qualification Course in partnership with ICARUS Register your interest
Introduction to the Film and TV Art Department Glasgow Register your interest
Film & Disability - What Are Your Options? Beaconsfield Register your interest
Documentary Shooting Beaconsfield Register your interest