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Full time January MA 2 years full-time

About the course

Sound design is the emotional heartbeat of a film, TV show or game. The soundtrack has the ability to make you feel scared, to be uplifted, to bring you to tears, to build tension and release joy.

At the NFTS we marry together training in the technical skills of sound design with a passion for telling stories through sound.

Students work in professional-standard facilities and learn all aspects of audio post-production, developing the techniques and creative awareness required to work as professional sound editors, sound designers and dubbing mixers. And they also have the opportunity to use their skills to tell real stories, collaborating with students across a range of disciplines to make films and practical projects, including live action, animation, TV, and video games. All production

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Entry Requirements

In the Post Production department, 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.

Applicants are likely to have some industry experience, or training in their 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 sound post-production, taking you to a higher level of work.

Course Content

Open days

25 February 2021
MA Directing Documentary - Virtual Open Day

19 March 2021
Cameras, Sound and Vision Mixing Diplomas - Virtual Open Day

27 March 2021
Production Management / Assistant Directing Diplomas - Virtual Open Day

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Student Profile(s)

Adrian Rhodes

Re-Recording Mixer. The Queen, Vera Drake, Chicken Run, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Wererabbit

"The NFTS gave me the best start I could have asked for"


NFTS Scholarships

The Toledo Scholarship

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