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Film & TV Courses
Short course / 6-8 March 2023

Post Production Supervisors

Course details

  • Location
  • Duration
    3 Days
  • Commitment
    Full time, 10am-4pm
  • Dates
    6-8 March 2023
  • Application Deadline
    February 06th 2023
  • Course Leader
    Gemma Nicholson


This newly developed online course, in partnership with NFTS, will be delivered over the period of three full days where students will be equipped with the fundamental skills to follow strong careers as Post Production Supervisors.

Post Production – a significant and complicated process of filmmaking – requires theoretical knowledge and  practical expertise in addition to excellent people management skills. The course will be delivered by Post Production Supervisor, Gemma Nicholson, a specialist with over 20 years of experience in the industry, spanning experience across all budget levels in both Film & Tv. Gemma is the founder of PostSuper; a business model providing Training, Community, Information and Tools for the Post Production Management community. Gemma will offer insight into this challenging stage covering areas of scheduling, picture & sound workflow, how to plan for success in Post Production and how this role fits into the world of Film & HETV.

Course description

A specialized course for the post-production phase of film and television programme-making. Concretely identifying how to plan, schedule, budget and abide by the contractual delivery requirements to ensure a smooth production. 

This three day intensive course is aimed at those who need to understand the processes and practices involved when post-producing programmes, and will cover the main post production routes and how these are scheduled and budgeted. 

This course covers:

  • What is a PPS & why do we need to have one?
  • Basic Post Production workflow
  • Basic Post Production budgeting & scheduling
  • Basic Post Production delivery
  • Workflow document, why it's so important and how it sets up Post Production in prep
  • Post Production script breakdown
  • Post Production scheduling workshop
  • Post Production quotes & bids - cost comparisons
  • Post Production budgeting

Entry requirements

Applicants should have some previous production experience in addition to basic knowledge of the technical workflows. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential in order to succeed in the demanding role of the Post Production Supervisor. Applicants must have a strong command of the English language, as the course will be delivered in English.

How to apply

The applicants need to complete an online application form, in which they will elaborate on their professional background, education and experience and explain what their goals are and why they are applying for the course.

Application deadline: 6 February 2023


550 euros. All 2023 tuitions will be covered by Oxbelly.

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