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3 Nominations for NFTS in the 2019 Grads In Games Awards

NFTS TV Entertainment Show, ‘Melting Pot’ Optioned by Zig Zag

“It’s all about story and collaboration”, producer Faye Ward and director Tom Harper advise BFI Film Academy & NFTS students at Wild Rose Masterclass

Oscar Nominated Animation Director Chris Butler Enthrals NFTS Students with the Magic of Stop Motion & Preview of His New Film Missing Link

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.
06 Nov 2018

NFTS Graduation Film Wins 2018 All3Media Best Student Documentary Grierson Award

NFTS Directing Documentary MA graduate, Kate Stonehill has won the prestigious All3Media Best Student Documentary Grierson Award for her graduate documentary film Fake News Fairytale.
05 Nov 2018

The Pursuit of Wholeness: A film season exploring the influences of ancient Greek myth on cinematic quests for sexual and gender identity

The Pursuit of Wholeness by Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA student Eleonora Pesci is next in the series of film programmes curated by finalist students from the NFTS.
05 Nov 2018

NFTS Games Design Students Take EGX 2018 by Storm!

Every year, NFTS Games Design and Development MA students head to games conference, EGX at the NEC in Birmingham to showcase their graduation games. This year, ten games were on show in the Rezzed area with varied themes, art and mechanics, from puzzle-games and side-scrollers to strategy games and story-driven experiences across desktop platforms and handheld devices.
05 Nov 2018

NFTS Music Video Day: “At its best the music video is one of the most creatively free art forms around.”

The great and good of the UK music video industry turned up in force to make the NFTS 2018 Music Video Day a huge success!
02 Nov 2018

Digital Effects students release their inner arsonists and assassins with SFX module!

As an added incentive to return to their studies after a long, hot summer, the DFX Department turned up the heat yet further with a week’s special effects (SFX) module, allowing the students to release their inner arsonists and assassins!
01 Nov 2018

3 NFTS Alumni Named BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2018!

NFTS Producing MA alumna, Fodhla Cronin-O’Reilly, Directing Fiction MA alumnus, Michael Pearce and Cinematography MA alumna, Vanessa Whyte have all been named as 2018 Breakthrough Brits by BAFTA.