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International Women’s Day 2019: From Trailblazers to History Makers, NFTS Female Alumni are Role Models for All Aspiring Film, TV & Games Makers

‘Mary Queen of Scots’ director Josie Rourke talks gender politics, ‘Me Too’ and telling stories of women in power, in gripping NFTS masterclass.

NFTS Diverse Directors Meet Captain Marvel Directors & Attend Premiere!

Oscar Winning Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse Phil Lord & Chris Miller Talk Teamwork, Anxiety and Having Faith in Humankind!

22 Nov 2018

How to build a career in Sports Production...

If you are a sports addict and would love to build a career behind the camera at top sporting events, look no further than the NFTS Sports Production Diploma. We caught up with NFTS Sports Production Diploma graduates Mac Leesburg and Remi Odoit, along with current student Flynn Hamilton to discuss the exciting partnership and placement with IMG. 
20 Nov 2018

Industry Turn Out in Force for NFTS Diverse Directors Showcase

The film and television industry turned out in force last night to watch the films from the second NFTS ‘Diverse Directors Workshop’. The aim of the scheme, which was launched in 2017 in association with British production company, EON Productions, is to increase the number of women working in screen direction as well as people from BAME backgrounds and those with disabilities.
19 Nov 2018

NFTS Graduate Secures Place on Channel 4’s 2018 4Stories Scheme

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. John Servante graduated from the TV Drama - Creating the Bible Certificate course in 2018 and is one of six writers to have been awarded a place on Channel 4’s 4Stories scheme.
19 Nov 2018

Commemorative Gromit Sculpture Unveiled at NFTS

NFTS students and staff today unveiled a sculpture of much loved stop motion animation character Gromit at the School. The sculpture was specially commissioned to mark the upcoming 30th anniversary of Wallace & Gromit being created by NFTS Directing Animation MA alumnus Nick Park at the School for his Oscar® nominated graduation film, A Grand Day Out, which premiered in 1989.
15 Nov 2018

NFTS Games students win UKIE Game Jam for second year running

NFTS Games Design and Development MA students have won ‘Best Game’ for the second year running at the highly competitive UKIE Student Game Jam organised by UK Interactive Entertainment, the only trade body for the UK's games and interactive entertainment industry.
09 Nov 2018

Never Found: Alternate Histories of the 20th Century

Never Found: Alternate Histories of the 20th Century by Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA student Francesco Maria Carreri is next in the series of film programmes curated by finalist students from the NFTS. The four-part programme showcases films that use the technique of found footage to retell the history of the 20th century.
09 Nov 2018

NFTS New Head of Documentary Peter Dale Discusses the Potential of Immersive Technology & His Plans for the Department

The NFTS announces it has appointed experienced documentary maker Peter Dale as its Head of its Directing Documentary MA. Peter takes over from Dick Fontaine who has lead the Documentary MA at the NFTS for over twenty years.
09 Nov 2018

Up North & Underground: A film season focused on rarely screened alternative Canadian films from the 90s

Up North & Underground by Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA student Andrew Gutman is next in the series of film programmes curated by finalist students from the NFTS. The season is focused on infrequently screened alternative Canadian films from the 90s.
08 Nov 2018

Writer, director and editor Ben Wheatley inspires NFTS students with his darkly, sharply, funny new film ‘Happy New Year, Colin Burstead’

Following the film’s premiere at the London Film Festival, Variety said - “Ben Wheatley strips things way back for his nerve-raddled family reunion comedy, and the result is one of his best, most fluid films.” The NFTS was delighted to welcome Ben for a pre-tour screening and Q&A at the School.
08 Nov 2018

Get Ready to be 'Culture Shocked’ - NFTS TV Entertainment Department Goes Live!

NFTS Directing and Producing TV Entertainment MA first year students are excited to announce their upcoming live multi-camera magazine show, Culture Shock, which puts a spotlight on arts, culture and music.