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M Night. Shyamalan Discusses the Joy of Working with New Filmmakers at a Masterclass and Preview of Glass

Participants Announced for 2019 NFTS Diverse Directors Workshop Sponsored by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures UK

REWIND Announced as StoryFutures Academy Pilot Work Placement Partner to Place Senior Level Professionals in Key Immersive Production Roles

89 NFTS Alumni Credited on Films Nominated for 2019 EE BAFTAs

30 Nov 2018

NFTS Students Enjoy Special Preview of ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ & Q&A with Oscar Winning Producer, Clark Spencer

After enjoying a special preview of Walt Disney Studios Animation Ralph Breaks the Internet, NFTS students were enthralled by a highly informative masterclass from Oscar winning producer, Clark Spencer. Clark won a ‘Best Animated Feature’ Oscar for Zootopia in 2017 and has produced numerous much loved films for Disney including Lilo & Stitch, Bolt, Winnie the Pooh and Wreck-It Ralph.
28 Nov 2018

'First Man' Masterclass with Two Oscar Winners – Director Damien Chazelle and Screenwriter Josh Singer

The NFTS was delighted to welcome two Oscar winners to the school recently – Director Damien Chazelle (La La Land, Whiplash) and Screenwriter Josh Singer (The Post, Spotlight, The West Wing).  Josh and Damien gave an inspirational Masterclass about their acclaimed film together, First Man.
28 Nov 2018

NFTS Cameras, Sound and Vision Mixing students work in partnership with Sky on live multi-camera studio exercise

NFTS students recently took over Sky Studios, to work on a series of multi-camera studio shows including a quiz, sitcom and music show featuring three bands. The students were taught and directed by industry professionals including Mick Thomas (The Chase) and Richard Boden (The IT Crowd).
28 Nov 2018

NFTS and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures UK join forces on Diverse Directors Workshop - a free course to increase diversity in screen directing

The Diverse Directors Workshop, run by the National Film and Television School (NFTS), is a leading diversity programme to increase the number of women, people from BAME backgrounds and those with disabilities working in screen directing. This year’s programme is being sponsored by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures UK.  The course, which has no fees, will see participants able to attend special masterclasses and events with actors and film-makers from some of Disney’s forthcoming titles.
26 Nov 2018

All3Media Launches New NFTS Scholarships for Writers from a BAME Background

NFTS announces that All3Media, one of the UK’s leading independent television, film production and global distribution companies, is to strengthen its partnership with the School by providing three new scholarships for students from a BAME background on the two-week ‘Writing the TV Pilot’ course at NFTS and NFTS Scotland.
23 Nov 2018

Sky Sports Director Jerry Logan trains Sports Production Diploma Students

“Jerry Logan is a master of his craft and taught us so many aspects of directing sport” - Students on the NFTS Sports Production Diploma were joined by OB and Studio Director Jerry Logan; who, with over 20 years’ experience as a Programme Director for Sky Sports, mentored and guided the students in a pool tournament and sports chat show exercise.
22 Nov 2018

How to build a career in Sports Production...

If you are a sports addict and would love to build a career behind the camera at top sporting events, look no further than the NFTS Sports Production Diploma. We caught up with NFTS Sports Production Diploma graduates Mac Leesburg and Remi Odoit, along with current student Flynn Hamilton to discuss the exciting partnership and placement with IMG. 
20 Nov 2018

Industry Turn Out in Force for NFTS Diverse Directors Showcase

The film and television industry turned out in force last night to watch the films from the second NFTS ‘Diverse Directors Workshop’. The aim of the scheme, which was launched in 2017 in association with British production company, EON Productions, is to increase the number of women working in screen direction as well as people from BAME backgrounds and those with disabilities.
19 Nov 2018

NFTS Graduate Secures Place on Channel 4’s 2018 4Stories Scheme

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. John Servante graduated from the TV Drama - Creating the Bible Certificate course in 2018 and is one of six writers to have been awarded a place on Channel 4’s 4Stories scheme.
19 Nov 2018

Commemorative Gromit Sculpture Unveiled at NFTS

NFTS students and staff today unveiled a sculpture of much loved stop motion animation character Gromit at the School. The sculpture was specially commissioned to mark the upcoming 30th anniversary of Wallace & Gromit being created by NFTS Directing Animation MA alumnus Nick Park at the School for his Oscar® nominated graduation film, A Grand Day Out, which premiered in 1989.