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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

11 Oct 2018

#NFTSStories: “Spending time at the NFTS was genuinely one of the best decisions I made.”

Welcome to our latest NFTS story featuring Documentary MA graduate, Ross Bolidai who has just won three Bronze Sharks at the Kinsale Creative Advertising Awards and is now creative directing a series of short documentaries for a brand while developing his first feature documentary.
09 Oct 2018

#NFTSStories: “The folks that I met and teamed up with at the NFTS have remained integral to the studio we have built”

Welcome to our latest NFTS story, a series of blogs featuring our alumni. Rich Metson graduated from the Games Design and Development MA in 2014 and has since started an independent games studio.
08 Oct 2018

DFX Students Enjoy Masterclasses with DFX Legends Peter Chiang & Joe Pavlo

NFTS Digital Effects MA students have been treated to two very special masterclasses with digital effects legends, Peter Chiang and Joe Pavlo.
05 Oct 2018

NFTS Film Curating Students Select This Year’s ‘Must See’ Films at the 2018 BFI London Film Festival

Choosing which films to view at a high profile film festival like the BFI London Film Festival can be daunting; a grand total of 225 feature films including 21 world premieres, nine international premieres, and 29 European premieres, a range which will give even the most experienced film enthusiast a challenge when deciding what to see.  
04 Oct 2018

NFTS & Royal Holloway, University of London Awarded £10m funding to Run National Centre for Immersive Storytelling

NFTS and Royal Holloway, University of London have won a competition to run the new National Centre for Immersive Storytelling following a competition run by UK Research and Innovation.
04 Oct 2018

Two NFTS Alumni Named 2018 Screen Stars of Tomorrow

Congratulations to NFTS Directing Fiction MA graduates, Rose Glass and Johnny Kenton who have been named as 2018 Screen Stars of Tomorrow.
04 Oct 2018

All three NFTS Platform! Kickstarter projects successfully funded

We are delighted to announce that all three of the NFTS Platform! projects have been successful in reaching their goals and are fully funded; between them raising over £30,000. 
03 Oct 2018

‘Three Billboards’ Writer-Director and Producer Talk Anarchy, Punk Rock and Strong Female Characters

Oscar winning director, writer and producer, Martin McDonach and Oscar nominated producer, Graham Broadbent delighted NFTS students with an insightful masterclass on their critically acclaimed film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
01 Oct 2018

Film Made by NFTS Grads Triumphs at 2018 Dinard Film Festival

Jellyfish, directed by James Gardner who graduated from the NFTS Directing Fiction MA in 2016 has scooped the top prizes at this year’s Dinard Film Festival
01 Oct 2018

Directing Fiction student wins prestigious award at 2018 San Sebastian Film Festival

NFTS Directing Fiction MA student Betzabé García has won the prestigious ‘Orona Award’, which is presented to the most cutting-edge short film’, at the ‘Nest Film Students Awards’ at the San Sebastian International Film Festival for her short film The Girl with Two Heads.