Taught course

Sound for Television Production

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

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Entry requirements

A proven interest in multi-camera production, a lively interest in television entertainment and a willingness to work as part of a team are essential. We are looking for people who are practically minded and who have a good general education although there are no specific educational requirements for this course.

While many applicants will have a degree from a British or overseas university, we will consider applicants who do not have a degree if they have an impressive portfolio, a creative track record or an alternative qualification.

Months of entry

January

Course content

Do you have a passion for great sound? Do you want to work with high end broadcast sound equipment to bring great TV shows to life?

This unique 12-month course aims to prepare you for a successful future as a sound recordist and mixer in multi-camera broadcasting.

It is run in partnership with Sky, the UK’s largest pay-TV broadcaster, who host two of the modules including a six-week internship as part of the course.

Students will collaborate with those on other courses to make TV shows in our state-of-the-art 4K TV studio equipped with a Studer Vista sound mixing desk as used in BBC studios. At Sky you will use CalRec desks - as used by many Outside Broadcasts companies. You will mic and mix multiple genres including sport, music and drama.

Sound for Television Production is a specialism within our Cameras, Sound and Vision Mixing for Television Production Diploma. Throughout the year you will work alongside those specialising in sound and vision mixing to make multi-camera TV productions.

Sky guarantees to employ at least one graduating camera operator, sound recordist or vision mixer each year.

All NFTS students can attend the School’s masterclasses programme, with recent guests including Martin McDonagh (In Bruges, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve), Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna, Diego Maradona), Lynne Ramsay (You Were Never Really Here, We Need to Talk About Kevin), Louis Theroux, and M Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Glass).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Diploma
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
info@nfts.co.uk