Taught course

Location Management for Film and TV Production

National Film and Television School

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Entry requirements

We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, keen to work hard as part of a team and quick to learn. You should have a good general education, but no other specific educational requirements are needed for this course. Previous experience working in the film or television industry would be an advantage, or knowledge gained from an alternative production activity, for example, a University or College media course project.

Months of entry


Course content

This new course - created due to industry demand - is designed to thoroughly train participants in becoming a key member of a Locations Department team.

Participants will learn from practical workshops and on-set location experience on drama projects and commercials. This will ensure that participants leave the course with the practical experience and contacts for starting out in the professional world.

The Locations Department consists of a variety of exciting, varied and demanding roles, requiring many skills to be an effective part of the production team. They work closely with directors, producers, cinematographers and designers, providing all the information and support necessary for a successful location shoot from initial scout to wrap and reinstatement.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Cert
    full time
    3 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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