For the third year in a row, NFTS students make up all the nominations in the ‘Best Student Commercial’ award category at the British Arrows CRAFT Awards, which takes place on 27th March 2019. NFTS students have won this prestigious award for the past three years in a row and every year since the category was introduced.
Welcome to our latest NFTS story, a series of blogs featuring our alumni talking about where they were before they came to the School and where they are now (follow the series by using the #NFTSStories hashtag across Twitter and Instagram). Robert McKillop and Lewis Arnold both recently worked together to direct the ITV hit drama Cleaning Up starring Sheridan Smith. Lewis and Robert both graduated from the Directing Fiction MA in 2012 and 2010 respectively.
From puzzle-games and side-scrollers to strategy games and story-driven experiences across desktop platforms and handheld devices, here's a glimpse into the Games we have on show at this year's 2019 Graduation Showcase, sponsored by Netflix:
Welcome to our latest NFTS story, a series of blogs featuring our alumni talking about where they were before they came to the School and where they are now (follow the series by using the #NFTSStories hashtag across Twitter and Instagram). Adam Arnot graduated from the Digital Effects MA in 2012 and has since worked as compositor on blockbusters such as Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Ready Player One and Avengers: Infinity War.
Second year NFTS Directing Documentary MA students, Ghada Eldemellawy, Laura Wadha, Thomas Renckens were invited to interview much loved documentary presenter, Stacey Dooley live on BBC’s The One Show!
On May 15th 2019, NFTS is teaming up with Aardman to host the premiere of Carrot Productions live orchestral interactive experience, Wallace & Gromit’s Music Marvels as well as a Q&A with creator and NFTS alumnus Nick Park and fellow alumnus and composer, Julian Nott. The premiere is celebrating 30 years since Nick Park created his Academy Award® nominated graduation film Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out at the School.
Here’s a glimpse into the Science and Natural History documentaries we have on show this year, including 'A E O N', 'Ahimsa: Compassion For All Life', 'Among the Eucalyptus: The amazing world of Eucalyptus', 'Beyond', 'Floating Forest', 'Now or Never' and 'Worlds Beyond Our Vision'.
Here’s a glimpse into the animations we have on show this year, including 'A Bird With No Legs', 'Almost There', 'Heatwave', 'Listen to Me Sing', 'Mother's Ruin', 'One Liner', 'Solar Plexus' and 'The Fire Next Time'.