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Key Industry Figures Attend Third Diverse Directors Showcase

11 NFTS Graduates Nominated for RTS Craft and Design 2019 Awards

NFTS Students Attend MIPCOM in Cannes and Mingle with TV Stars Ant and Dec!

Farmageddon Hits The NFTS As Shaun The Sheep Drops In!

03 Oct 2019

BIFA winning writer-director-actress Alice Lowe gives NFTS Masterclass

British Independent Film Award winning Writer, Director and Actress Alice Lowe, (Sightseers, Prevenge) gave a funny and entertaining Masterclass discussing her work, female filmmakers and inclusivity as part of the NFTS’s celebration of National Inclusion Week.
02 Oct 2019

NFTS Film Studies Students Pick Their 'LFF 2019' Highlights

The prestigious 63rd BFI Film Festival (LFF) opens today (2nd October 2019) with the eagerly anticipated gala premiere of Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Personal History Of David Copperfield’.
01 Oct 2019

NFTS Head of Model Making John Lee Delivers Masterclass at Encounters Film Festival

Encounters is the UK’s leading short film, animation and virtual reality festival. In September, NFTS Head of Model Making John Lee headed to Bristol to spend a day showcasing the stunning work created by the School’s model making students, some of which featured in two films screened during the six day festival.
27 Sep 2019

NFTS Students Shadow Ricky Gervais During Filming of After Life 2

This week saw the NFTS welcome Ricky Gervais and the cast and crew of the phenomenally successful Netflix series After Life to the School.
26 Sep 2019

NFTS Launches National Outreach Programme ‘AccessNFTS’

NFTS launches AccessNFTS, a national outreach programme which is designed to find, inform and inspire a new generation of film, TV and games talent.
26 Sep 2019

Students Create ‘Perspectives’ Promo To Celebrate National Inclusion Week at NFTS

At the NFTS we value difference and the richness it brings to the stories we tell. We are proud to support National Inclusion Week, an annual event to raise awareness of inclusion in the workplace which began on Monday.
18 Sep 2019

Preview of THE LAST TREE and Q&A with writer-director, NFTS Graduate, Shola Amoo and team

Writer-director Shola Amoo, Producer Myf Hopkins, Editor Mdhamiri A Nkemi, Production Designer Antonia Lowe and Composer Segun Akinola – all NFTS graduates, were greeted with whoops as they arrived for a Q&A after a preview screening of The Last Tree at the NFTS.
06 Sep 2019

Chernobyl's Jakob Ihre Wins the National Film and Television School's Sue Gibson Cinematography Award

Cinematographer Jakob Ihre FSF has won the 3rd Annual Sue Gibson Cinematography Award for his work on the HBO miniseries ‘Chernobyl’. 
02 Sep 2019

Over 130 Alumni Credits at the 2019 BFI London Film Festival

NFTS Alumni have over 130 credits on films screening as part of this year’s BFI London Film Festival including the European Premieres of ‘Saint Maud’ and ‘Calm with Horses’ directed by NFTS alumni Rose Glass and Nick Rowland which are competing in the Best Film and Best First Feature categories.
28 Aug 2019

First NFTS-Kickstarter Film, End-O, selected for London Film Festival

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) and Kickstarter are delighted to announce that the first short film made through their bridge to industry scheme, NFTS Platform, End-O, has been selected for London Film Festival.