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Arise Sir Roger Deakins! NFTS Alumnus Knighted in Queens New Year Honours List

NFTS Celebrates 50th Anniversary In 2021

Another NFTS Record Broken with 26 Alumni Nominations at BIFA 2020!

NFTS Model Makers Create Out of This World Miniature Lunar Base Replica from Sci-Fi Film Moon

13 Jan 2021

Arise Sir Roger Deakins! NFTS Alumnus Knighted in Queens New Year Honours List

The NFTS was incredibly proud to see alumnus of the School and world renowned cinematographer Sir Roger Deakins awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s New Year Honours list!
04 Jan 2021

NFTS Celebrates 50th Anniversary In 2021

2021 is an exciting milestone in the history of the NFTS as we commemorate our landmark 50th anniversary by planning a whole series of exciting events and activities to celebrate our past, present and future!
15 Dec 2020

NFTS Film The Fire Next Time Is Only UK Animated Short Selected for Sundance Film Festival

The NFTS is thrilled to announce that graduate animation film The Fire Next Time, has been selected for the prestigious Sundance Film Festival 2021, the only UK animated short to be included!
14 Dec 2020

Focus on First Year of NFTS Digital Effects: "From the RAF to the NFTS!"

In this Focus On First Year blog, we find out what the first year at NFTS has been like for Digital Effects student James Elkin who left the RAF to study the course!
11 Dec 2020

BBC Execs Visit NFTS For Info Packed Career Session With Students

The NFTS Production Management, Location Sound Recording and Assistant Directing students recently had the wonderful opportunity of meeting several BBC Production Executives and Business Advisors for an insightful session.
11 Dec 2020

Another NFTS Record Broken with 26 Alumni Nominations at BIFA 2020!

NFTS alumni have managed to once again break our record with an incredible 26 nominations!
09 Dec 2020

NFTS Model Makers Create Out of This World Miniature Lunar Base Replica from Sci-Fi Film Moon

Every year, students of the NFTS Model Making Course build a replica set from a well-known film. For 2020, John Lee, NFTS Head of Model Making for Animation Diploma tasked his new cohort of model makers with replicating the interior of the ‘Sarang’ Lunar Base from the BAFTA winning sci-fi film Moon.
07 Dec 2020

StoryFutures Academy: Participants Announced for UK-Canadian Co-Production Programme for Immersive Storytelling

24 creatives from the UK and Canada have been selected for the UK-Canada Immersive Exchange, supported by an international partnership between StoryFutures Academy (run by the National Film and Television School and Royal Holloway, University of London), Arts Council England, the Canada Media Fund, the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab) and the Canada Council for the Arts.
24 Nov 2020

NFTS Curating MA Introduces Inaugural Online Season: Quiet Revolutions

Each year, final year MA students of the NFTS Film Studies MA are asked to conceptualise, research and organise a curatorial project. This year, with cinemas, distributors and festivals all feeling the impact of the pandemic, the course has quickly adapted to an online screening approach with the first project, Quiet Revolutions, a captivating celebration of female Costa Rican filmmakers, screening from 4-6 December. Book your free seat for this unmissable season now!
23 Nov 2020

Careers In A Post-Covid Climate: What Will the Marketing and Distribution Landscape Look Like When I Graduate?

Are you interested in the Marketing and Distribution MA but concerned about how recent events are affecting the film, television and games industries, and what your career prospects will be at the end of the course? Head of the MA, Debbie Rowland, will host an info session on Tuesday 1 December at 5.30pm about how the course has successfully navigated the COVID climate, what the current students are up to, and how she believes the landscape will look for students graduating in the next couple of years. Join us!