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The NFTS Officially Awarded Dolby Atmos® Certification

Key Industry Figures Attend Third Diverse Directors Showcase

#NFTS Stories: "I must be one of the few people in the world that can honestly say they love their job!"

Screen Yorkshire and NFTS Announce First Industry Recognised Craft Certificates For Film and TV

10 May 2019

NFTS Grad to Direct Animated Feature on Frida Kahlo

NFTS Directing Animation MA alumna, Paloma Baeza who graduated in 2017 has been signed on to direct a female-led animated feature on iconic Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo.
10 May 2019

#NFTS Stories: “It’s great being at the business end of TV and I’m lucky to work with some of the most extraordinary minds in the industry”

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). Lucy Smith graduated from the Directing and Producing Television Entertainment MA in 2017 and is now working as Development Producer at Shiver (part of ITV Studios).
10 May 2019

Successful First Year for Glasgow Based Film, Television and Games School Hub, NFTS Scotland

NFTS reports that NFTS Scotland, its new hub based at BBC Scotland in Glasgow has had a successful first year with over 22 courses completed and over 170 course participants, half of which have received bursary-supported places. Course participants are expected to grow to over 400 per year once NFTS Scotland is running at full capacity.
09 May 2019

‘Playhouse’ Directed by Adda Elling to Premiere at 2019 Sheffield Doc Fest

Huge congratulations to recent NFTS Directing Documentary graduate, Adda Elling and team whose graduation documentary, Playhouse will have its world premiere at this year’s Sheffield Doc Fest, recognised as one of the most important documentary festivals on the circuit.
09 May 2019

#NFTS Stories: “I am most proud of having never vision mixed before starting at the NFTS and after a year being offered a contract at Sky”

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). Samantha Firth graduated from the Cameras, Sound and Vision Mixing Diploma and is now working at Sky as a Vision Mixer.
09 May 2019

#NFTS Stories: “I feel that I gained about 5 years’ worth of experience in a year at the 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. Stephanie Bradshaw graduated from the NFTS Assistant Directing and Floor Managing Diploma in 2019 after making a career change from working with Formula One team, McLaren and has already worked on a number of Netflix shows including The Crown!
09 May 2019

Trio of NFTS Grad Films Shortlisted for 2019 BAFTA Student Film Awards in LA

A trio of NFTS graduation films have been shortlisted for the 2019 BAFTA student Film Awards in Los Angeles -  Azaar directed by NFTS Directing Fiction MA graduate Myriam Raja, Heatwave directed by NFTS Directing Animation graduate Fokion Xenos, and November 1st directed by NFTS Directing Fiction MA graduate Charlie Manton.
08 May 2019

NFTS grad wins Daytime Emmy Award as part of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Team’

NFTS Television Diploma alumnus Michael Altman celebrated an exciting evening at the Daytime Emmy Awards with The Ellen DeGeneres Show team who won their seventh ‘Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show’ award. Michael has produced over 150 episodes of the television variety comedy talk show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, since 2017.
03 May 2019

NFTS Film Studies Students Curate 2019 Korean Film Nights Season – ‘Home Truths’

NFTS Film Studies, Curation and Programming MA students have curated a programme of six films in partnership with the Korean Cultural Centre in London for Korean Film Nights, a year-round programme of film screenings and talks.
03 May 2019

5 out of 8 Cannes 2019 ‘Great 8’ Line Up of Hot British Movies Directed or Produced by NFTS Grads

An incredible five out of Cannes annual ‘Great 8’ presentation of British movies made by up and coming filmmakers are directed or produced by NFTS graduates!