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International Women’s Day 2019: From Trailblazers to History Makers, NFTS Female Alumni are Role Models for All Aspiring Film, TV & Games Makers

‘Mary Queen of Scots’ director Josie Rourke talks gender politics, ‘Me Too’ and telling stories of women in power, in gripping NFTS masterclass.

NFTS Diverse Directors Meet Captain Marvel Directors & Attend Premiere!

Oscar Winning Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse Phil Lord & Chris Miller Talk Teamwork, Anxiety and Having Faith in Humankind!

18 Feb 2019

NFTS Scotland at Glasgow Film Festival

This year, NFTS Scotland is delighted to partner with Glasgow Film Festival again, staging two events as part of the Behind the Scenes public strand and two Industry Spotlight events.
15 Feb 2019

NFTS Students Dominate 2019 British Arrows Student Award Nominations

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.
14 Feb 2019

Why choose Location Management? A Q&A with NFTS Course Leader Richard Lingard

We caught up with NFTS Course Leader and experienced Location Manager and 1st AD, Richard Lingard to find out more about the 12-week Certificate course in Location Management.
14 Feb 2019

#NFTSStories – “Studying at the NFTS gives you an invaluable opportunity to step out of film school and fast track into working into the industry at the highest level.”

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.
14 Feb 2019

#NFTSGradShow - 2019 Exclusive Industry Screenings: Games Design & Development

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:
13 Feb 2019

#NFTSStories – “The collaboration, discipline and professionalism you hone whilst at the NFTS is as close as you can get to the industry.”

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.
12 Feb 2019

NFTS Documentary Students Interview Stacey Dooley on BBC’s The One Show!

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!
12 Feb 2019

NFTS to Host 30th Anniversary Premiere of Wallace & Gromit’s ‘Musical Marvels’ & Q&A with Creator & Alumnus Nick Park

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.
11 Feb 2019

#NFTSGradShow - 2019 Exclusive Industry Screenings: Science and Natural History

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'.
11 Feb 2019

#NFTSGradShow - 2019 Exclusive Industry Screenings: Animation

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'.