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
Get Started in Games Design Glasgow 25 Nov 2019 to 26 Nov 2019
Casting The Actors Beaconsfield 27 Nov 2019 to 29 Nov 2019
Drama Production Management Beaconsfield 2 Dec 2019 to 6 Dec 2019
Directing Actors Beaconsfield 2 Dec 2019 to 3 Dec 2019
Developing & Pitching Drama Beaconsfield 5 Dec 2019 to 6 Dec 2019
Documentary Production Management Beaconsfield 9 Dec 2019 to 13 Dec 2019
Acting For The Screen Beaconsfield 13 Jan 2020 to 24 Jan 2020
Directing The Short Film Beaconsfield 16 Jan 2020 to 17 Jan 2020
Film Production Co-ordinators Beaconsfield 27 Jan 2020 to 29 Jan 2020
Line Producing for Film Beaconsfield 30 Jan 2020 to 31 Jan 2020
How to Write for Independent Cinema Beaconsfield 10 Feb 2020 to 11 Feb 2020
An Introduction to Short Filmmaking Beaconsfield 20 Feb 2020 to 21 Feb 2020
Supervising Art Directors Beaconsfield 24 Feb 2020 to 25 Feb 2020
Live Sports Production with Live TV Simulator Beaconsfield 16 Mar 2020 to 20 Mar 2020
Intimacy Directing: An Introduction Beaconsfield Coming Soon
Introduction to the Film and TV Art Department Glasgow Register your interest
The Script Squad Beaconsfield Register your interest
Documentary Shooting Beaconsfield Register your interest
Introduction to Sound Design for Narrative Filmmaking Beaconsfield Register your interest
Head of Production Beaconsfield Register your interest
Where Do Documentary Ideas Come From? Glasgow Register your interest
16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation Glasgow Register your interest
Directors' Series Beaconsfield Register your interest
Writing the TV Pilot Glasgow Register your interest
Making the Successful Short Film Glasgow Register your interest
The Documentary Consultant Beaconsfield Register your interest
The Documentary Consultancy: 3 Day Intensive Beaconsfield Register your interest
Drone Qualification Course in partnership with ICARUS Register your interest
Working in Locations Glasgow Register your interest
Drama Production Management Glasgow Register your interest
Camera Assisting Glasgow Register your interest
Working in the Assistant Director's Department Glasgow Register your interest
Making the Successful Micro-Budget Feature Film Glasgow Register your interest
Introduction to DIT & Data Wrangling Glasgow Register your interest
The Art of Observational Filming Glasgow Register your interest
How to Pitch a Documentary Glasgow Register your interest
Factual Production Management Glasgow Register your interest
Fixed Rig Editing Glasgow Register your interest
Introduction to Production Accounting Glasgow Register your interest
Set Ready: Working in the Costume Department Glasgow Register your interest