NFTS Directing Documentary 2013 graduate Emil Langballe has won the Best Documentary award at the Tampere International Film Festival for his graduation film 'Beach Boy' and has just won the Audience Award at the prestigious Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.

The Best Documentary winner qualifies for consideration for Oscar®, the Annual Academy Award® in the Short Documentaries Category.

The Danish film-maker has previously seen success at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival where it won Best Short Documentary. 

Congratulations to the whole NFTS team:

Director, Producer, Screenwrier, DoP - Emil Langballe

Editor John Murphy

Sound - Maiken Hansen

Music - Finn McNicholas

Sound Recordist - Vytautas Kizala

NFTS DOCUMENTARY 'MANILA DREAMING' NOMINATED FOR BEST STUDENT DOC AT ONE WORLD MEDIA AWARDS

NFTS graduation film 'Manila Dreaming' directed by San San Young has been nominated for Best Documentary in the Student Award category at the One World Media Awards.

It joins two other films that have reached this stage. The winners will be announced on the 6th May – well done and good luck to all of the team !

SUMMER DOCS GRADUATE FILM SELECTED FOR HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FESTIVAL

A film made during the NFTS Summer Docs 10 week course in 2013 has been selected in the Student Film competition for the Human Rights Watch Film Festival. The film Auntie Ganga is directed by Asmita Shrish will be shown at the festival in London and screened on 22nd March at Ritzy Cinema in Brixton. 

Asmita Shrish told the NFTS: "It was a great inspiration working with you all and I cannot thank you enough to teach me to be strong and make films."

The details are given in the website below: http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/film/Human_Rights_Student_Film_Competition/

Pictured is Emil Langballe receiving his award at Tampere.

APPLY NOW for the NFTS Directing Documentary 2 year MA course - DEADLINE May 8

APPLY NOW for the last few places on the 10 week Summer Docs course - DEADLINE April 10th.

This course starts in July 2014. Both of these courses are led by the NFTS' Head of Documentary Dick Fontaine, the internationally acclaimed film-maker.