Cameras For Television Production Diploma

This unique 12-month Postgraduate Diploma aims to prepare you for a successful future as a camera operator in live and recorded multi-camera studio television production. It is run in partnership with Sky, the UK’s largest pay-TV broadcaster.

Course Outline

One of the key benefits of this course is that you’ll closely collaborate with students on other courses to shoot multi-camera TV productions in our state-of-the-art 4K television studio – equipped with the latest Sony cameras as used across the Industry. You will work on multiple genres including sport, music and drama and complete a six week placement at Sky where you will train on other industry standard equipment whilst working on current Sky productions.

What You'll Study

During the course, you will:

  • Practise the core skills of camera operators: positioning, framing and focus.
  • Learn to use broadcast cameras, repositioning and changing shot as the director demands while the vision mixer cuts and mixes the show.
  • Learn to develop shots, moving with artists or in sympathy with music to create dynamic and exciting television.
  • Begin to light simple interviews and more complex multi-camera lighting techniques.

All production costs are included in the course fees, including the use of School facilities and equipment. 

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.

We will do all we can to help you make the finances work to come to the NFTS, so please visit our funding guide to find out more about what support is available to you. 

 Professional Qualifications
 Published on 08-02-2024
 Deadline 31-07-2024