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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!

27 Aug 2019

NFTS students treated to preview of Toy Story 4 and Q&A with producer Mark Nielsen

Ahead of its release on 21st June, NFTS students were treated to a preview of Pixar’s Toy Story 4 followed by a Q&A with one of the film’s producers, Mark Nielsen.
14 Aug 2019

Hollywood Reporter names NFTS one of the top film schools in the world 2019

The Hollywood Reporter has once again named the National Film and Television School (NFTS) as one of the world’s top film schools. This is the ninth consecutive year the School has been featured in the list of the top 15 international film schools and once again, the NFTS is the only UK film school to be included.
14 Aug 2019

NFTS Graduation Film nominated for 2019 Student Academy Award

NFTS graduation film, November 1st, written and directed by Charlie Manton, has fought off competition from more than 1500 fillms, to be named as a finalist in the Student Academy Awards.
12 Aug 2019

NFTS wins top prize at CILECT Global Film School Awards 2019

The NFTS has once again won the top prize in the Animation category of the CILECT Global Film School Awards. This is the seventh time in ten years that the NFTS has taken the top prize in this category, confirming the School’s place as one of the world’s top film schools. This year, 136 film schools submitted entries globally.
02 Aug 2019

Oscar-winning Alumnus Roger Deakins Receives the Sue Gibson BSC Cinematography Award

NFTS Alumnus Roger Deakins (Blade Runner 2049, Skyfall, Sicario) came to the school to receive the second annual ‘Sue Gibson Cinematography Award’ and to deliver a masterclass to a packed audience of NFTS Alumni and guests from the industry, including sponsors Arri and Arri Rental and the British Society of Cinematographers.
26 Jul 2019

BAFTA & Cannes Winning Writer-Director Lynne Ramsay Delivers 2019 Colin Young Lecture

BAFTA and Cannes winning writer-director and NFTS alumna, Lynne Ramsay delivered this year’s Colin Young Lecture recently.  The annual event with special guest speaker honours the founding director of the School, Colin Young, who attended the event along with NFTS graduates and students.
24 Jul 2019

Good Omens creative team thrill students in exciting NFTS masterclass

NFTS students were treated to an open, funny and warm masterclass with a trio from the team behind Amazon-Prime smash Good Omens - Director Douglas Mackinnon, Cinematographer Gavin Finney  - both NFTS graduates, and Executive Producer and guardian of the Terry Pratchett estate,  Rob Wilkins.
22 Jul 2019

National Film and Television School to Open Hub in Leeds

NFTS announces it is to open a hub in Leeds following the successful opening of NFTS Scotland, which is based in Glasgow. NFTS Leeds is part of the School’s ongoing strategy to support the growth of film and television production outside London and is supported by NFTS Platinum Partner, Channel 4 whose new HQ is to be based in the city as well as ITV, who also have a production base in the City, BFI, Screen Yorkshire and ScreenSkills.
18 Jul 2019

3 NFTS Films Finalists at 2019 #LabMeCrazy! Science Film Festival in Navarra

An impressive three films made by NFTS Directing and Producing Science and Natural History MA students are finalists at the 2019 #LabMeCrazy! Science Film Festival. The festival is an initiative run by the Museo de Ciencias at the University of Navarra and aims to raise awareness about science among young people by offering a refreshing, modern take on scientific knowledge.
18 Jul 2019

NFTS Grad Film Reaches 2019 Student Academy Awards Semi-Finals!

NFTS graduation film, November 1st, directed and written by Charlie Manton, has reached the semi-final stage in this year’s Student Academy Awards.