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
BiteSized@NFTS: Documentary Commissions:- ONLINE Beaconsfield
BiteSized@NFTS: Producing Your TV Programme:- ONLINE Beaconsfield
Storytelling for Business:- ONLINE Beaconsfield 27 Mar 2020
Directing the Documentary - ONLINE Glasgow 6 Apr 2020 to 10 Apr 2020
Script Reading and Reporting :- ONLINE Glasgow 18 Apr 2020 to 25 Apr 2020
Directing the Microbudget Feature Film:- ONLINE Beaconsfield 20 Apr 2020 to 22 Apr 2020
Introduction to Production Accounting :- ONLINE Glasgow 21 Apr 2020 to 24 Apr 2020
Directing The Comedy:- ONLINE Beaconsfield 23 Apr 2020 to 24 Apr 2020
Running Your Own FILM Production Company:- ONLINE Beaconsfield 30 Apr 2020 to 1 May 2020
Script Supervising :- ONLINE Glasgow 4 May 2020 to 7 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
Craft Editing Beaconsfield 1 Jun 2020 to 5 Jun 2020
Making the Successful Short Film Glasgow 1 Jun 2020 to 3 Jun 2020
Scriptwriting for Film & Television Beaconsfield 3 Jun 2020 to 10 Jun 2020
Making the Successful Micro-Budget Feature Film Glasgow 4 Jun 2020 to 6 Jun 2020
Drama Production Management Beaconsfield 15 Jun 2020 to 19 Jun 2020
How To Develop Killer Ideas Beaconsfield 18 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 Actors Beaconsfield 25 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
Scheduling on Movie Magic Beaconsfield 3 Sep 2020
Budgeting on Movie Magic Beaconsfield 4 Sep 2020
Introduction to Self Shooting Beaconsfield 7 Sep 2020 to 8 Sep 2020
Script Development for Independent Film Beaconsfield 10 Sep 2020 to 11 Sep 2020
Interviewing for Documentary Beaconsfield 10 Sep 2020 to 11 Sep 2020
16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation Glasgow 14 Sep 2020 to 18 Sep 2020
Introduction to Sound Design for Narrative Filmmaking Beaconsfield 15 Sep 2020 to 18 Sep 2020
Composing for Film, TV & Games Beaconsfield 16 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
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
The Art of Observational Filming Glasgow 28 Sep 2020 to 2 Oct 2020