Taught course

Producing Your First Feature

Institution
National Film and Television School · National Film and Television School
Qualifications
Cert

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Entry requirements

We’re looking for people who are passionate about filmmaking and eager to pursue a career in producing. You should have a good general education, but no other specific educational requirements or producing experience are needed for this course. Application to the course is competitive.

Successful completion of this course will lead to a guaranteed interview for those who may be interested in applying to the 2-year full-time MA Course in Producing at the NFTS.

Months of entry

January

Course content

What does it take to be a great producer?

We can all learn to draft a simple budget or to hire a small group of technicians, but the best producers know how to start the right projects in the right way, with a strong creative sense and commercial purpose – long before they ever get to that point in the process. The key to becoming a producer who is attractive to creative collaborators and financiers alike is an understanding of the whole process. An understanding, in short, of the market, the business – and of yourself.

All producers must have a wide range of skills, from creative and organisational intelligence to financial prowess and marketing insight. The aim of this new six-month Certificate course is to develop your skills and judgement across the entire cycle of a feature film’s life.

This course, meeting weekly in central London in an evening class format, aims to help participants develop discover their own producing strengths by teaching technical producing skills and using real case histories.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Cert
    part time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Professional practice200
Dissertation40

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
info@nfts.co.uk