NIDA Producing for Stage and Screen

Producing for Stage and Screen

For adults 18 years +

Level: Core Techniques

Producing for the Stage and Screen is divided into 2 study blocks. Alternative study formats can be viewed via the related courses below.

Producing for the Stage

Discover the practical skills and industry knowledge to get your show in front of an audience! Gain an understanding of how to pitch an idea, submit project applications and manage a project from rehearsal to performance.

Course Components

  • Consolidating your idea and gathering a creative team.
  • Managing budgets and timelines
  • Marketing your show and touring


  • Understanding of the process of mounting a production
  • Confidence in managing a budget, marketing strategy and timelines
  • Confidence getting your project started

Producing for the Screen

Do you have an idea for a short film, a feature or a pitch for new series? Learn how to turn it into a reality. Gain a thorough understanding of the process of completing a screen project: the importance of a solid creative foundation, gathering a creative team, finance and the practicalities of driving a project.

Course Components

  • The life of a project: the journey from concept to distribution
  • The practicalities of getting a shoot off the ground
  • After the shoot: post production and film festivals


  • Ability to get your project started
  • Knowledge of industry protocols and platforms to promote your work
  • Understanding of the demands and practicalities of producing for the screen


Some experience recommended

Not sure which course is most suitable for you?
Read about our adults course categories to find a level that is right for you.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Flights and Accommodation: From time to time we may need to cancel an advertised course. Before booking flights and accommodation for travel to attend a NIDA Open course, please contact the NIDA Open office to confirm if your course will proceed as planned. NIDA does not accept liability for any associated costs of attendance or cancellation.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Please bring along a pen, notebook or electronic device and a bottle of water to all classes.

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