NFTS graduation film, November 1st, directed and written by Charlie Manton, has reached the semi-final stage in this year’s Student Academy Awards.

NFTS students are a regular feature in these prestigious awards, having won an impressive six Student Academy Awards. The awards presentation takes place on Thursday October 17th at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

November 1st is about a mother and daughter travel across state to witness a long-overdue execution.

The Team: Director/Screenwriter - Charlie Manton; Producer - Teodora Shaleva; Cinematographer - Molly Manning Walker; Production Designer - Theo Boswell; Production Manager - Madeleine Sara; Editor - Celina Øier; Production Sound Mixer - Carys Ellis; 1st Assistant Sound - Ryan Beauchamp; Sound Designer - Edward A. Guy; Dubbing Mixer - Adam Shuttleworth; Composer - Thomas Ross Fitzsimons; CG Lead - Paul Robinson; CG Artists - Roxana Loncea, Jan Karnkowski, Beatrice Mikulskyte; Lead Compositor - Ysabel King