10 Reasons to Choose The NFTS
1. GAIN ACCESS TO STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES
The School’s unparalleled facilities and equipment enable its students to leave the School with up to date skills and training at the highest level, setting them up for a rewarding career in the Industry.
2. CREATE AWARD-WINNING WORK
Students at the NFTS produce work that is at the forefront of creative film, television and games production and is regularly recognised with key awards. The NFTS is one of only a handful of schools globally to have had students nominated for Academy Awards based on the films they have made as part of their studies.
3. WE ARE WORLD LEADING
The NFTS is the standard bearer for film education in the UK and is recognised and admired around the world. Many film schools internationally benchmark themselves against the School.
4. BECOME PART OF AN OUTSTANDING SCHOOL
In 2018, the NFTS was awarded the BAFTA for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema. The NFTS was awarded this prestigious prize by the Academy in recognition of the role it has played developing British creative talent for nearly 50 years. It is the first time an educational institution has been given the award.
5. HIGH GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT RATE
The School transforms the lives of its students. They come to the School with the dream of working in the film, television and games Industry and consistently over 90% of students secure a job in the area they studied within six months of graduating.
6. ACCESS EXCLUSIVE MASTERCLASSES
The School benefits from some of the most high profile and significant names in the Industry, teaching at and delivering guest sessions for students, including Denis Villeneuve (Dune), Charlotte Moore (BBC), Louis Theroux (Forbidden America), Asif Kapadia (Amy), Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The Mitchells vs The Machines) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag).
7. FILL THE SKILLS GAPS
The NFTS plays a leading role in addressing skills gaps and shortages in the Industry in specialist areas such as Production Accounting, Virtual Production and Post Production Supervision. No other UK Higher Education Institution has provision in these areas.
8. OUR CREDITS TELL THE STORY
NFTS graduates go on to become key creative leaders for much of the UK’s largest and most high profile film and television content, working in key roles on 97% of the biggest budget inward investment films. 85% of UK broadcaster spend on high end television and two thirds of all Netflix productions have at least 1 NFTS graduate in a key role.
9. INDUSTRY PARTNERS
The NFTS is the partner of choice for many of the world’s biggest film and television companies, both domestically and internationally. Amazon, Walt Disney Studios, BBC, Netflix, Warner Bros. Discovery, Channel 4, BFI and many more partner with the School on significant talent and skills development activity.
10. TOP INTERNATIONAL FILM SCHOOL
The Hollywood Reporter considers the NFTS to be one of the 15 ‘Top International Film Schools’ in the world. The NFTS is the only School in Europe to have consistently appeared in this list for more than a decade.