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Behind the Scenes on NFTS Directing Animation MA: “If You Really Want Something, Work Hard and You Can Make It Happen.”

Channel 4 and NFTS Team Up To Offer Four Week Series Of Online Masterclasses and Training Sessions

NFTS Graduate Suzie Lavelle Talks Being DoP On Normal People

Calling Prospective Students! NFTS Director Jon Wardle Answers Your Questions Amidst Covid-19 and Beyond

04 May 2020

Three NFTS Directing Documentary Grad Films Selected For Two Prestigious Film Festivals! 

Lola, directed by Miranda Carter-Watson has been selected by HotDocs and Isle of Us directed by Laura Wadha and Miss Curvy directed by Ghada Eldemellawy have been nominated for Best Student Film at the One World Media Awards.
29 Apr 2020

Access NFTS: Re-Working Our National Outreach Scheme

With coronavirus altering how the world will operate over the coming weeks and months, we have re-worked our national outreach programme, AccessNFTS.
21 Apr 2020

NFTS Only UK Film School Listed in Variety's Top Film Schools Report 2020

The NFTS is thrilled to have secured a place within Variety’s Top Film Schools Entertainment Education Impact Report 2020, the only UK film School included in the listing and one of only ten from outside the US!
07 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Update

While the Covid-19 pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on education across the UK and globally, here at the NFTS we want to ensure we are keeping prospective students informed and supported.
03 Apr 2020

Incredible Virtual Masterclasses Boost Spirits of Quarantined NFTS Students

To help boost the spirits of our students during the coranavirus pandemic, the NFTS has drafted in top talent including David Fincher, Sally Wainwright, Sam Mendes, Ricky Gervais, Jesse Armstrong and Edgar Wright to deliver a range of incredible Virtual Masterclasses!
02 Apr 2020

Students Enjoy Gripping Screening of Rattlesnakes and Q&A from Writer/Director Julius Amedume

Writer/Director Julius Amedume graduated from the NFTS Directing Fiction course in 2010 and recently we welcomed him back to the School for a Masterclass.
31 Mar 2020

Model Making Students Reveal Incredible New Puppet Creations!

Each year the NFTS Model Making students create their own brilliantly original stop frame animation puppets as one of their modules on the one year full-time Model Making Diploma.
27 Mar 2020

Se7en Reasons Why David Fincher’s Masterclass Will Go Down in NFTS History

Legendary director David Fincher was one of the first acclaimed names to host a Virtual Masterclass for NFTS students at the start of lockdown. Read more.
26 Mar 2020

'Finding The Silver Lining in The Midst of A Crisis' by NFTS Director Jon Wardle

"In every crisis there is always a choice. We can fall apart or we can fall together." In a piece originally published by Variety, NFTS Director Jon Wardle reflects on how the School has pulled together over the past two weeks to keep pushing forward and finding the silver lining in the midst of a crisis.
25 Mar 2020

Martin Phipps Visits NFTS to Give Insightful ‘Focus on…Composing’ Masterclass

The NFTS was delighted to welcome back double BAFTA winning and multi-Emmy nominated Composer and NFTS Graduate, Martin Phipps for a Masterclass recently.