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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: Developing & Pitching Drama is taught by Peter Ansorge who will give you invaluable feedback and a framework for packaging your ideas


Writing The Pilot
27 Mar to 07 Apr
Post Production Supervisor
28 Mar to 30 Mar
Running Your Own TV Production Company
06 Apr to 07 Apr
Filmmaking on a Micro-budget
18 Apr to 21 Apr
Developing & Pitching Drama
24 Apr to 25 Apr
Introduction to Editing on Avid Media Composer
26 Apr to 28 Apr
Financing Your Feature Film
27 Apr to 28 Apr
An Introduction to Editing on Adobe Premiere Pro
03 May to 05 May
Introduction to Self Shooting
04 May to 05 May
Documentary Shooting
08 May to 13 May
How To Develop Killer Ideas
11 May to 12 May
Head of Production
15 May to 16 May
Scriptwriting for Film & Television
17 May to 24 May
**NEW** Drone Qualification Course in partnership with ICARUS
22 May to 24 May
Developing & Pitching Documentaries
25 May to 26 May
**NEW** Casting The Actors
31 May to 02 Jun
Craft Editing
05 Jun to 09 Jun
Introduction to Production Accounting
07 Jun to 09 Jun
Documentary Production Management
12 Jun to 16 Jun
Drama Production Management
19 Jun to 23 Jun
Directing The Documentary
26 Jun to 30 Jun
Directing The Short Film
03 Jul to 04 Jul
Directors' Series
17 Jul to 11 Aug
**NEW** Live Sports Production with Live TV Simulator
18 Sep to 22 Sep
**NEW** LSM – XT Basic Operational Training
18 Sep to 19 Sep
**NEW** Sports Commentary
25 Sep to 29 Sep
Scheduling on Movie Magic 25 Sep
Budgeting on Movie Magic 26 Sep
16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation
02 Oct to 06 Oct
Location Sound Recording
09 Oct to 13 Oct
**NEW COURSE** Acting for the Screen
20 Nov to 27 Nov
The Documentary Surgery 31 Dec
The Script Squad 31 Dec

Summer Courses