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

Screen Names Five NFTS Alumni 2019 'Stars Of Tomorrow'

NFTS Grads Scoop 5 2019 RTS Student Television Awards!

NFTS Games Grad Wins ‘Women In Games Breakthrough Talent’ Award

06 Mar 2019

First StoryFutures Academy Co-Funded Immersive Production Selected for Tribeca Festival

StoryFutures Academy, the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling jointly run by the National Film and Television School (NFTS) and Royal Holloway, University of London, announces that its first co-funded immersive production, Common Ground, directed, produced and written by Darren Emerson has been selected for the Tribeca Film Festival. Common Ground can be experienced at the Festival’s Virtual Arcade, presented by AT&T which takes place between April 26th to May 4th 2019 in New York.
05 Mar 2019

NFTS Diverse Directors Meet Captain Marvel Directors & Attend Premiere!

The six participants of this year’s NFTS Diverse Directors Workshop were invited by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures UK who are headline sponsors of the programme to meet the directors of the highly anticipated Captain Marvel, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, and to attend the premiere of the film!
04 Mar 2019

Oscar Winning Director Asif Kapadia discusses collaboration, storytelling and archival documentary-making in insightful masterclass

NFTS students were thrilled to participate in a masterclass with Oscar and BAFTA winning writer, director and producer Asif Kapadia, whose work includes documentaries 'Amy', 'Senna' and 'The Warrior'.
04 Mar 2019

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

Mary Queen of Scots director Josie Rourke talks gender politics, ‘Me Too’ and telling stories of women in power, in gripping NFTS masterclass. British Theatre and Film director Josie Rourke rounded off this year’s NFTS Springboard week with an honest, insightful and frank Q&A, following a screening of her recent film debut, BAFTA nominated feature 'Mary Queen of Scots.'
01 Mar 2019

NFTS 2019 Graduating Students Awarded Industry Prizes       

National Film and Television School (NFTS) Graduation Showcase - sponsored by Netflix - is a celebration of the last 12 months of graduate productions and an opportunity to showcase the resulting work to the industry.
26 Feb 2019

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

NFTS students were yet again treated to a one-of-a-kind masterclass, this time courtesy of Oscar winning director, writer and producer team, Phil Lord and Chris Miller a couple of days before they picked up their BAFTA for ‘Best Animated Feature Film’ for Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse and on the same day The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part was released in UK cinemas.
21 Feb 2019

NFTS Alumni Inspire New Students During Springboard Week 2019

This year’s Springboard Week, the NFTS equivalent to fresher’s week, included an inspiring and session with NFTS alumni including BAFTA nominated animation director, Edward Foster (Little Princess, the Rubbish World of Dave Spud), Royal Television Society winning editor Paulo Pandolpho Les Misérables; Tin Star; Cucumber), Breakthrough Talent BAFTA winning director, Mahalia Belo (The Long Song; Requiem) and visual effects artist, Gillian Simpson who has worked on Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and Tim Burton’s upcoming Dumbo.
21 Feb 2019

Amma Asante to Receive Honorary NFTS Fellowship

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) Board of Governors is to bestow an Honorary Fellowship on BAFTA award-winning writer/ director, Amma Asante MBE.  
19 Feb 2019

NFTS recent grad wins 2019 Golden Reel Student Film Award

Recent NFTS Sound Design for Film and Television MA graduate Adam Woodhams has won the prestigious Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel award for his work as Sound Designer and Dubbing Mixer on NFTS graduation animation film Facing It.
18 Feb 2019

NFTS Scotland at Glasgow Film Festival

This year, NFTS Scotland is delighted to partner with Glasgow Film Festival again, staging two events as part of the Behind the Scenes public strand and two Industry Spotlight events.