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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!

17 Jul 2019

Five Nominations for NFTS Alumni at 2019 Emmys!

There are an incredible five nominations for NFTS alumni at this year’s Emmy Awards, which recognise excellence within various areas of television and emerging media. This is our most successful year ever for Emmy nominations and takes our total alumni Emmy nomination tally to 63.
16 Jul 2019

NFTS Marketing & Distribution MA Student Experiences Working at Universal Pictures

We caught up with current NFTS Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition MA student, Minco van der Weide to find out more about his work placement at Universal Pictures. All students on the course benefit from work placements with others experiencing work at Bankside Films, Picturehouse, Altitude, MUBI and the BIFAs.
15 Jul 2019

#NFTSStories: “The NFTS Script Development Diploma was invaluable in giving me a vocabulary to use when working with writers”

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). Tessa Inkelaar graduated from the NFTS Script Development Diploma in 2010 and is now Vice President of Creative at Cinestaan Film Company.
09 Jul 2019

NFTS Stories: “The Script Development course has given me a really solid foundation which is great!”

Welcome to our next 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). Florence Turkson graduated from the part-time Script Development Diploma in 2017 and is has just finished script editing the second series of Sky One’s Bulletproof and is now a Development Editor.
09 Jul 2019

Phoebe Waller-Bridge delights students in Fleabag and Killing Eve Masterclass

BAFTA winning writer, actress and producer Phoebe Waller-Bridge delighted students at the NFTS recently, spending an afternoon with the screenwriting students followed by a packed out evening Masterclass for the whole school.
08 Jul 2019

Screen Names Five NFTS Alumni 2019 'Stars Of Tomorrow'

Congratulations to NFTS graduates, Luke Hull, Mdhamiri Á Nkemi, Terence Dunn, Alice Seabright and Chloë Thomson who have all just been named in Screen International’s prestigious 'Stars of Tomorrow' list for 2019.
05 Jul 2019

Five NFTS Alumni Have Projects Selected for 2019 Creative England iFeatures Initiative

An incredible five NFTS alumni have had their projects selected for this year’s Creative England iFeatures low-budget feature initiative, that has credits including the BAFTA nominated Lady Macbeth produced by NFTS alumna Fodhla Cronin-O’Reilly.
03 Jul 2019

Fourth project selected for BBC Films and NFTS talent development programme

Following the success of the first three short films made as part of BBC Films and NFTS Bridge to Industry Talent Development Programme, we are pleased to announce a fourth project, Skin which will be directed and produced by Mdhamiri á Nkemi (director) and Sabina Smitham (producer) with a team of fellow NFTS graduates.
02 Jul 2019

#NFTS Stories: “Studying at the NFTS was instrumental in starting my career in TV.”

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). Sam Stubbs-Benbow graduated from the NFTS Sound for Television Production Diploma in 2014 and is now an Audio Engineer at one of the leading Outside Broadcast companies in the UK working on a range of sporting events from Premier League Football to the BAFTAs.
02 Jul 2019

NFTS Grads Scoop 5 2019 RTS Student Television Awards!

NFTS grads did us proud once again picking up no fewer than five Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Awards at a fantastic ceremony at BFI Southbank hosted by Director of Entertainment at ITV Studios, Siobhan Green, comedian, Matt Edmondson and singer and presenter, Mollie King.