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Bringing the National Film and Television School’s world-class training and innovation to Scotland

We are delighted to be launching the NFTS hub in Scotland and offering a range of training courses taught by experienced industry professionals working in film, television and games. 

Apply online for a place on one of our courses (links below) or register your interest to be kept up to date with all the latest developments.

We are very keen to encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and thanks to Scottish Government funding we are able to offer discretionary bursaries for all our courses. Those eligible will be entitled to up to 100% fee waiver, travel, accommodation and care cost bursary support.

These are our very first courses and we will be adding to the list. If you would like to join our mailing list, have a course suggestion, bursary enquiry or require further information about a course, please email us at scotland@nfts.co.uk


16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation Book Now
Developing and Pitching Drama Book Now
Directing The Comedy Film Book Now
Directing The Short Film Book Now
How Stories Work in Documentaries Book Now
Location Sound Recording Book Now
Writing The TV Pilot Book Now
Camera Assisting Coming Soon
Documentary Production Management Coming Soon
Drama Editing Coming Soon
Drama Production Management Coming Soon
Introduction to the Film & TV Art Department Coming Soon
Drafting for Film and Television Coming Soon
Production Accounting (Diploma) Coming Soon
Steadicam Coming Soon

NFTS Scotland at Glasgow Film Festival

NFTS Scotland is proud to partner with Glasgow Film Festival to present a fantastic – and free - selection of panel talks, discussions and masterclasses shedding light on the inner workings of the film industry in the festival’s Behind the Scenes strand.  

As part of the programme, NFTS Scotland will present a series of talks on production and locations including:

The Art of the Art Department
Friday 23rd February, CCA Club Room, 18.30

Supervising Art Director of Outlander, Nicki McCallum and her team will join us to discuss the different skills and personnel involved in working in a large art department. 
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From Script to Screen
Sunday 25th February, CCA Club Room, 18.30

Scotland-based First Assistant Director, Nick Heckstall-Smith (Ex Machina, Under the Skin, Skyfall) explores the process of being an assistant director on a busy film set.
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Glasgow on our Screens: Bringing the Location to Life
Saturday 3rd March, CCA Club Room, 18.30

Location Manager, Lloret Dunn (Patrick Melrose, T2 Trainspotting, World War Z) and team members explore the work of the locations team.
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Industry Spotlight: Andrew Macdonald
Friday 2nd March, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 17.45

National Film and Television School (NFTS) Director, Jon Wardle hosts a session with BAFTA- winning Producer, CEO of DNA Films and NFTS board member, Andrew Macdonald (TrainspottingT2: TrainspottingEx Machina28 Days Later) discussing a number of key DNA’s contribution to cinema as well as the state of the industry and the future of independent film.
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Contact Us

NFTS Scotland, Zone 2.22, BBC Scotland, 40 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, Scotland G51 1DA
Tel: 0141 422 6461 | Email: scotland@nfts.co.uk

Head of NFTS Scotland: Alison Goring
Development Manager: Abigail Howkins
For Press Enquiries, email vhewlett@nfts.co.uk