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About the course

This course provides a thorough education in editing skills in a professional filmmaking environment – with every student working in their own editing suite.

Students will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of practical projects, including animations, fiction films, documentaries, natural history programmes, and commercials.

Students are encouraged to consider their craft as part of the whole process of film and television production and not merely as the final stage. They will collaborate with those in other specialisms to put into practice the skills they learn throughout the course – with all production costs met by the School.

Editing graduates have a high rate of employment on feature films, shorts and television programmes. Many new graduates quickly become editors on

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Entry Requirements

The Editing course is part of the Post Production department, where we are looking to assemble a group of students with diverse and varied backgrounds. There is no 'typical' student or perfect candidate who conforms to a mandatory list of qualifications.

You are likely to have some industry experience or training in your chosen field. Your background may be in the arts or other media, you might be looking for a further professional qualification or wish to broaden your knowledge of film and video editing, taking you to a higher level of work.

Course Content

Where is National Film and Television School


All Available Videos:

NFTS Behind the Scenes Promo
Inanimate - Trailer (c)NFTS 2018
The Sunflower Inn - Trailer (c)NFTS 2016

Student Profile(s)

Daniel Greenway

Editing Graduate. Editor of BAFTA nominated HUMANS

Nick Fenton

NFTS Editing Graduate. Credits include: The Selfish Giant (BIFA & Cannes Award-winner), Submarine, The Arbor

Claire Dodgson

Editing Graduate. Credits include: Minions, The Lorax, Charlie and Lola


NFTS Scholarships

The Toledo Scholarship

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