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National Film and Television School to Open Hub in Leeds

NFTS Grad Film Reaches 2019 Student Academy Awards Semi-Finals!

Five Nominations for NFTS Alumni at 2019 Emmys!

Phoebe Waller-Bridge delights students in Fleabag and Killing Eve Masterclass

03 Jul 2019

Fourth project selected for BBC Films and NFTS talent development programme

Following the success of the first three short films made as part of BBC Films and NFTS Bridge to Industry Talent Development Programme, we are pleased to announce a fourth project, Skin which will be directed and produced by Mdhamiri á Nkemi (director) and Sabina Smitham (producer) with a team of fellow NFTS graduates.
02 Jul 2019

#NFTS Stories: “Studying at the NFTS was instrumental in starting my career in TV.”

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 (follow the series by using the #NFTSStories hashtag across Twitter and Instagram). Sam Stubbs-Benbow graduated from the NFTS Sound for Television Production Diploma in 2014 and is now an Audio Engineer at one of the leading Outside Broadcast companies in the UK working on a range of sporting events from Premier League Football to the BAFTAs.
02 Jul 2019

NFTS Grads Scoop 5 2019 RTS Student Television Awards!

NFTS grads did us proud once again picking up no fewer than five Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Awards at a fantastic ceremony at BFI Southbank hosted by Director of Entertainment at ITV Studios, Siobhan Green, comedian, Matt Edmondson and singer and presenter, Mollie King.
02 Jul 2019

Screen Daily Interview: How can aspiring film execs learn to future proof the industry?

Screen Daily’s Orlando Parfitt, interviews NFTS’ Debbie Rowland (Head of Marketing, Distribution, Sales & Exhibition MA) and Chris Auty (Head of Producing MA and Creative Business MA), on how their unique courses are equipping emerging film executives with the skills they will need to succeed in rapidly changing screen industries.
01 Jul 2019

#NFTS Stories: “I’m sure I would be doing something way duller if I hadn’t studied at NFTS!”

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 (follow the series by using the #NFTSStories hashtag across Twitter and Instagram). Ralph Woollcombe graduated from the NFTS Directing and Producing Science and Natural History MA in 2019 and has already secured a job at Bristol based production company, Plimsoll Productions as a Researcher. Ralph is in good company as within two months of graduating all our 2019 graduates secured roles at leading television companies, including BBC Natural History Unit, Plimsoll Productions and IWC Media.
01 Jul 2019

NFTS DFX Alumni credited on blockbusters from ‘Dumbo’ to ‘Captain Marvel’ and ‘The Lion King’

NFTS Digital Effects MA alumni are constantly credited across across a wide range of blockbuster movies from Mary Poppins Returns to Dumbo and from Fantastic Beasts to Avengers: End Game.
01 Jul 2019

NFTS Games Grad Wins ‘Women In Games Rising Star’ Award

NFTS Games Design and Development MA graduate, Daisy Fernandez, has won the Rising Star - Development Award at this year’s MCV Women in Games Awards, which rewards and recognises the hard work, achievements and outstanding talent of women in the UK games industry.
01 Jul 2019

#NFTS Stories: NFTS Alumnus Luke Hull Discusses His Journey from NFTS to being Production Designer on HBO Smash Hit, ‘Chernobyl’

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 (follow the series by using the #NFTSStories hashtag across Twitter and Instagram). Luke Hull graduated from the NFTS Production Design MA in 2010 and has since worked as Production Designer on Netflix smash hit, Chernobyl and has just been signed to do the Production Design for the Game of Thrones prequel.
01 Jul 2019

NFTS Grad Animation Wins 2019 Mclaren Award for Best New Animation at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Huge congratulations to recent NFTS Directing Animation graduate, Fokion Xenos whose graduation film, Heatwave has won the 2019 ‘Mclaren Award for Best New Animation’ at the Edinburgh international Film Festival.
28 Jun 2019

NFTS Associate Director Alex Garland Shares insights with students

Alex Garland, the NFTS Associate Director and award-winning screenwriter and director of Ex Machina and Annihilation spent the morning at the School sharing some of his insights with current students.