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Arise Sir Roger Deakins! NFTS Alumnus Knighted in Queens New Year Honours List

NFTS Celebrates 50th Anniversary In 2021

Another NFTS Record Broken with 26 Alumni Nominations at BIFA 2020!

NFTS Model Makers Create Out of This World Miniature Lunar Base Replica from Sci-Fi Film Moon

11 Mar 2020

Dragged Up, Latest NFTS Platform! Kickstarter Project Announced

The NFTS is delighted to announce its latest NFTS Platform! Kickstarter project - Dragged Up, “a powerful and fabulous short comedy film about family, identity and drag.” 
09 Mar 2020

John Sargent Scholarship Established to Support Production Accounting Students at the NFTS

Laurence and Lara Sargent, directors of Sargent-Disc, a Cast & Crew Company, have set up the John Sargent Scholarship in perpetuity to be awarded annually to a high-calibre Production Accounting student. It will begin with applicants starting the course in January 2021.
06 Mar 2020

NFTS Sound Design Wins MPSE Golden Reel Award for Fifth Year In a Row!

For a fifth year in a row, NFTS Sound Design brought home the Verna Fields Award for Student Film Makers at this year’s Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel Awards.
03 Mar 2020

NFTS Model Makers Create Incredible Replica of The Shining's Iconic Bathroom!

The third cohort of NFTS Model Making students took on their first module which saw them create a 1:6 scale replica of the iconic bathroom from classic horror film, The Shining.
02 Mar 2020

UK’s First Centre of Screen Excellence Launches in Leeds

Screen Yorkshire, The National Film and Television School (NFTS), ScreenSkills and the BFI launched the UK’s first Centre of Screen Excellence: Yorkshire (CoSE:Y) in Leeds on Friday 28th February with special guest, BAFTA Award winning writer and NFTS Honorary Fellow, Sally Wainwright. The event, which took place at Archive, Prime Studios in Leeds, marked a major milestone in the nationwide drive to develop and support thriving and representative screen industry centres outside of London and the South East.
02 Mar 2020

NFTS Awards Sally Wainwright and Working Title Films Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner with Honorary Fellowships

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) Board of Governors is delighted to bestow three new Honorary Fellowships for 2020 with the prestigious accolades awarded to BAFTA award-winning writer and director Sally Wainwright and Working Title Films founders Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner.
28 Feb 2020

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Tells NFTS Graduation Students During 2020 Showcase: "There's Never Been a Better Time to Graduate!"

The NFTS took over Picturehouse Central in Soho this week for 3 exciting days of packed out screenings and networking at the NFTS Graduation Showcase 2020 culminating with an electric Graduation Ceremony.
19 Feb 2020

NFTS Cinematography Awarded Prestigious BSC Award

The NFTS Cinematography Department was awarded the Special Achievement Award at the British Society of Cinematographer’s (BSC) awards in London on Saturday 15th February. 
19 Feb 2020

Inside Pictures 2020 Programme Now Open For Applications!

The NFTS today announces that applications are open for its prestigious Inside Pictures business training and leadership skills development scheme.
14 Feb 2020

New Channel 2 Bursary Scheme launches in Scotland

NFTS Scotland is delighted to launch a new bursary fund for low-income new entrants to film and TV industry