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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!

11 Feb 2019

#NFTSGradShow - 2019 Exclusive Industry Screenings: Documentary

Here’s a glimpse into the documentaries we have on show this year, including: 'Beyond the North Winds: A Post Nuclear Reverie', 'City of Children', 'In My Own Skin', 'Miu', 'Mother Wolf', 'Playhouse', 'Ravens' and Salvation'.
11 Feb 2019

#NFTSGradShow - 2019 Exclusive Industry Screenings: Fiction

Here’s a glimpse into the fictions we have on show this year, including 'Azaar', 'Misconduct', 'November 1st', 'Ruth', 'Salt', 'The Phoenix', 'The Pregnant Ground' and 'We Have Everywhere To Go'.
11 Feb 2019

#NFTSGradShow - 2019 Exclusive Industry Screenings: Television Entertainment

Here’s a glimpse into the Television Entertainment programmes we have on show this year, including: 'Meet the Clan', 'Let Me Cook For You', 'Hot Trash', 'Snatched' and 'Melting Pot', '
11 Feb 2019

NFTS Graduate Wins 2019 Outstanding Debut BAFTA

We are all very proud of NFTS Directing Fiction MA alumnus, Michael Pearce who along with producer, Lauren Dark, won the Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer award for their debut feature film, Beast at last night’s BAFTAs.
06 Feb 2019

INSIDE PICTURES 2019 Programme Open for Applications

NFTS today announces that applications are open for its prestigious Inside Pictures business training and leadership skills development scheme.
05 Feb 2019

#NFTSStories - from NFTS to Creating Netflix original, ‘Sex Education’

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). Laurie Nunn graduated from the Screenwriting MA in 2013 and has since worked as a writer for Theatre and TV, including creating and writing the recent Netflix smash hit Sex Education.
01 Feb 2019

Director Jon S Baird and Editor Úna Ní Dhonghaíle discuss making BAFTA nominated Stan & Ollie

The NFTS cinema was filled with appreciative laughter both during the screening of BAFTA nominated film Stan & Ollie, and during the Q&A which followed with its director Jon S Baird and its editor, NFTS graduate, Úna Ní Dhonghaíle ACE.
01 Feb 2019

NFTS Announces 2019 UK Cinema Association Scholars As Part Of Extended Sponsorship Arrangement

The UK Cinema Association has confirmed plans to continue its role as ‘Key Partner Sponsor’ for the National Film and Television School (NFTS), committing to sponsorship of £150,000 per annum over the next two years including support for two scholarships for students on the School’s Marketing Distribution Sales and Exhibition MA, with those two scholars for 2019 today announced as Louise Giadom and Collette Madden.
01 Feb 2019

Multi BAFTA winning writer-director Sally Wainwright inspires new students

On their first day at the NFTS new students were treated to an inspiring masterclass with multi BAFTA winning writer-director Sally Wainwright, creator of hugely successful series such as Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley.  
01 Feb 2019

Minister of State for Digital and the Creative Industries “Blown Away” by “Incredible” NFTS Visit

Minister of State for Digital and the Creative Industries, Margot James and senior DCMS officials visited the NFTS yesterday to tour the School and meet the students.