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Model Making Students Reveal Incredible New Puppet Creations!

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07 Nov 2019

NFTS Announces The Sad Passing of Former Director Nik Powell

It is with great sadness that the NFTS announces the death of our former Director and friend Nik Powell. He loved the School deeply and was incredibly proud of every one of our graduates. Nik leaves a lasting legacy and will be missed by us all.
06 Nov 2019

Creative Business Taster Masterclass @ BFI Stephen Street

Don’t miss our upcoming Creative Business Masterclass with The Crown producer and CEO of Left Bank Pictures, Andy Harries alongside his son Jack Harries, creator of Youtube channel JacksGap on Monday 18th Nov @6.45pm.
05 Nov 2019

NFTS Students Attend Jam Packed Masterclass with Chris Morris

After a jam packed screening of The Day Shall Come attended by students from across the NFTS, actor, writer, famed satirist and Director Chris Morris dropped in for a Masterclass and Q&A session hosted by NFTS Director Jon Wardle.
04 Nov 2019

NFTS Students Flock To Out Of This World Farmageddon Preview and Q&A

Ahead of its recent UK cinema release, NFTS students were treated to an exclusive preview of A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon. This was followed by a Q&A with Co-Director and NFTS Directing Animation graduate, Richard Phelan – who has just been nominated for a British Independent Film Award (BIFA) for Best Debut Director.
04 Nov 2019

Last Remaining Places To Start In January 2020. Apply by 28 November!

Whether you’re working in the industry already or wanting to start a career, the NFTS teaches critical skills in a real studio environment.
04 Nov 2019

NFTS Students Attend MIPCOM in Cannes and Mingle with TV Stars Ant and Dec!

Second year NFTS Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition MA students recently attended MIPCOM in Cannes, the world’s biggest entertainment market.
31 Oct 2019

A Record 13 BIFA 2019 Nominations for NFTS Alumni

The week saw the prestigious BIFA 2019 nominations announced, with a record 13 named nominations for NFTS alumni. Hosted by British actors Naomi Ackie and Joe Cole at the Regent Street Cinema in London, NFTS graduates dominated many of the BIFA 2019 categories including: British Independent Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Debut Director, Best British Short Film, Cinematography, Editing, Visual Effects, Music, Production Design and Sound.
30 Oct 2019

Three NFTS Graduates Make BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2019 List

Three NFTS graduates have made the BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2019 list which was announced today (30 October 2019.)
21 Oct 2019

NFTS Grad Film Wins Bronze At The 2019 Student Oscars!

NFTS Graduation film, November 1st, written and directed by Directing Fiction 2019 Graduate Charlie Manton, took home a Bronze award at last week’s 2019 Student Academy Awards in Beverly Hills.
18 Oct 2019

Farmageddon Hits The NFTS As Shaun The Sheep Drops In!

A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon Co-Director and NFTS Graduate Richard Phelan returned to the School earlier this week for a Masterclass, treating students to a preview screening, insightful Q&A and chance to meet some of the puppets from the film which is released UK wide from Friday 18th October.