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Short Courses

The high standards and innovation set by the NFTS continues at ShortCourses@NFTS.

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.

This week’s pick: Brings you Februarys Developing & Pitching Drama 12th-13th  and Developing & Pitching Documentaries 14th-15th - providing you with invaluable feedback and a framework for packaging your ideas


Running Your Own FILM Production Company
29 Jan to 30 Jan
Introduction to Self Shooting
01 Feb to 02 Feb
Shooting and Directing with the DVX200
05 Feb to 09 Feb
Developing & Pitching Drama
12 Feb to 13 Feb
Developing & Pitching Documentaries
15 Feb to 16 Feb
**NEW COURSE** Your Brand Is You! 16 Feb
Craft Editing
19 Feb to 23 Feb
16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation
19 Feb to 23 Feb
Location Sound Recording
05 Mar to 09 Mar
Scriptwriting for Film & Television
14 Mar to 21 Mar
**NEW** Live Sports Production with Live TV Simulator
19 Mar to 23 Mar
Scheduling on Movie Magic 26 Mar
Budgeting on Movie Magic 27 Mar
Directing the Microbudget Feature Film
09 Apr to 11 Apr
Directing The Comedy
12 Apr to 13 Apr
Composing for Film, TV & Games
16 Apr to 18 Apr
Financing Your Feature Film
19 Apr to 20 Apr
An Introduction to Editing on Adobe Premiere Pro
02 May to 04 May
Introduction to Editing on Avid Media Composer
09 May to 11 May
Running Your Own TV Production Company
10 May to 11 May
Documentary Shooting
14 May to 19 May
Introduction to Production Accounting
21 May to 22 May
Head of Production
24 May to 25 May
Documentary Production Management
11 Jun to 15 Jun
Drama Production Management
18 Jun to 22 Jun
Directing The Documentary
25 Jun to 29 Jun
Directing The Short Film
02 Jul to 03 Jul
Directors' Series
16 Jul to 10 Aug
**NEW COURSE** Game Development with Unity
28 Aug to 07 Sep
Introduction to Sound Design for Narrative Filmmaking
17 Sep to 20 Sep
**NEW COURSE** Radio Drama Lab
25 Sep to 04 Oct
Writing The Pilot
01 Oct to 12 Oct
The Documentary Surgery 31 Dec
The Script Squad 31 Dec

Summer Courses