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M Night. Shyamalan Discusses the Joy of Working with New Filmmakers at a Masterclass and Preview of Glass

Participants Announced for 2019 NFTS Diverse Directors Workshop Sponsored by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures UK

REWIND Announced as StoryFutures Academy Pilot Work Placement Partner to Place Senior Level Professionals in Key Immersive Production Roles

89 NFTS Alumni Credited on Films Nominated for 2019 EE BAFTAs

02 Nov 2018

Digital Effects students release their inner arsonists and assassins with SFX module!

As an added incentive to return to their studies after a long, hot summer, the DFX Department turned up the heat yet further with a week’s special effects (SFX) module, allowing the students to release their inner arsonists and assassins!
01 Nov 2018

3 NFTS Alumni Named BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2018!

NFTS Producing MA alumna, Fodhla Cronin-O’Reilly, Directing Fiction MA alumnus, Michael Pearce and Cinematography MA alumna, Vanessa Whyte have all been named as 2018 Breakthrough Brits by BAFTA.
31 Oct 2018

15 Nominations for NFTS Alumni at 2018 British Independent Film Awards

There are an incredible 15 nominations for NFTS alumni at this year’s British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) including three nominations for NFTS Cinematography MA alumna, Lynne Ramsay and five nominations for NFTS Directing Fiction MA alumnus, Michael Pearce!
26 Oct 2018

7 Out of 15 Short Films on the 2018 BIFA Long List Made by NFTS Grads

An incredible seven out of the 15 short films longlisted for the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) ‘Best British Short Film’ award are made by NFTS alumni and include two NFTS graduation films.
25 Oct 2018

NFTS Head of Model Making Inspires Secondary School Students at Sky

John Lee who runs the new Model Making for Animation Diploma at the NFTS inspired a whole year group and their families from new secondary school, Bolder Academy which is situated close to Sky’s head office in Isleworth.
25 Oct 2018

NFTS Grad Ana Ribeiro Inspires Games Design Students with Masterclass

Recent NFTS Games Design and Development MA graduate, Ana Ribeiro – whose grad project, Pixel Ripped was recently nominated for ‘Best Game’ at the VR Awards – was welcomed back to the School to deliver an inspiring masterclass for our Games students.
25 Oct 2018

Two 2018 IDA Student Award Nominations for NFTS Documentary Grad Films!

NFTS students enjoy an impressive two out of five nominations in the David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award at this year’s International Documentary Association (IDA) Awards.
23 Oct 2018

NFTS Animation ‘Facing It’ Wins Big at Animage Animation Festival

‘Facing It’ directed, animated and co-written by recent NFTS Directing Animation MA graduate, Sam Gainsborough has won both the Grand Prix and the Audience Award at this year’s Animage Animation Festival in Brazil.
15 Oct 2018

#NFTSStories: ‘Studying at the NFTS was a game-changer for me!’

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). Mac graduated from the Sports Production Diploma course in 2016 and is now working as an Assistant Producer for IMG.
15 Oct 2018

Digital Content Expert, Alex Connock Discusses the Importance of Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries

We caught up with Digital Content Entrepreneur and Senior Tutor on the NFTS Creative Business for Entrepreneurs and Executives MA, Alex Connock to find out why he believes entrepreneurship is an important ingredient for success in all parts of the creative industries.