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About the NFTS

About the NFTS

The National Film & Television School is an independent postgraduate institution that provides practical, specialist behind-the-camera training to over 700 students a year.

Explore below to find out more about why we're proud to be one of the world's best film, television and games schools!

10 Reasons to Choose The National Film & Television School

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Since it began in 1971, The National Film and Television School has continued to develop some of Britain’s most significant and well known creative visionaries, from directors, producers, screenwriters, model makers, visual effects specialists and composers to behind the camera artists and technicians.

As one of the leading film schools in the world, the NFTS operates like a major studio, with state-of-the-art production facilities that are essential for creating outstanding content for film, TV, games, animation, design, and much more. It’s a truly exciting and transformational place to kickstart your creative career!

We continually innovate our training curriculum which has been designed with a best practice, industry first ethos. The NFTS has a graduate employment rate of over 90% and as the lifeblood of the screen sector’s workforce, it is at the forefront of providing high profile productions all over the globe with skilled crew. From your first day, you’ll be fully immersed in making content and benefit from mentors, guest speakers and once-in-a-lifetime Masterclasses delivered by a steady stream of acclaimed film, TV and games makers.

We are committed to supporting diversity within the film, television and games industries – nearly half of our MA students are female and a third are ethnically diverse, with a range of scholarships and bursaries available to support new and emerging talent studying with us.

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