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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

26 Jun 2019

UK Film, Television & Games Industry Turn Out in Force to Raise Funds at 2019 NFTS Gala Celebrating Great British Producers

The UK film, television and games industries turned out in force last night at the National Film and Television School’s annual fundraising Gala, which took place at Old Billingsgate in London and was sponsored by Ingenious.
26 Jun 2019

#NFTS Stories: “I actually got the job on Series 3 of Love Island because of my NFTS Grad Show, Against All Odds.”

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). Jamie Minty graduated from the Directing and Producing Television Entertainment MA in 2017 and is now a researcher on a range of programmes including the hugely popular Love Island.
26 Jun 2019

#NFTSStories: NFTS Factual Grad Discusses Her Journey from NFTS to Development AP

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). Elizabeth Kantor graduated from the part-time NFTS Factual Development and Production Diploma in 2017 and is now a Development AP in the Economist’s documentary films unit.
21 Jun 2019

BIFA winning writer-director Peter Strickland talks killer dresses and being open to spontaneity at NFTS Masterclass

NFTS students were treated to a preview of Peter Strickland’s latest film, In Fabric, followed by a Q&A with the award-winning writer-director. 
19 Jun 2019

#NFTS Stories: “My time at the NFTS without a doubt had a crucial part to play in my current career.”

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). Toni Adepegba graduated from the NFTS Cameras for Television Production Diploma in 2016 and has been working at Sky ever since.
17 Jun 2019

NFTS Location Sound Recording Alumni credited on hit film and TV series from Mission Impossible: Fallout to Black Mirror

NFTS Location Sound Recording for Film and TV diploma alumni are working across a range of exciting blockbuster movies and hit TV shows from Mission Impossible: Fallout to Stan and Ollie and Ready Player One.
17 Jun 2019

#NFTSStories: NFTS Creative Business Grad Discusses How the Course Helped Her Bring Her ‘Tinder for Movie Trailers’ App to Market!

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). Victoria Thomas graduated from the Creative Business for Entrepreneurs and Executives course in 2016 and has since received funding from Creative Europe to launch a mobile app, Cues described as Tinder for movie trailers!
17 Jun 2019

NFTS Graphics Student Creates Udderly Amazing Glastonbury Infographic!

NFTS Motion Graphics and Titles Diploma student, Ellie Rimell has created a moo-verllous infographic and tribute to the cows who live at Worthy Farm, the site of the famous Glastonbury festival, which takes place from the 26th to the 30th June this year. We caught up with her to find out why she chose to focus on the bovine residents for her project.
17 Jun 2019

‘Mother’ a documentary about Alzheimers directed by NFTS grad receives special mention at 2019 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Mother, a documentary directed by NFTS Directing Documentary MA graduate, Kristof Bilsen, about the struggles of motherhood and the frustrations of being unable to care for our loved ones, has received a ‘Special Mention’ at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest.
17 Jun 2019

Simon Amstell & NFTS Alumnus Dave Pimm Treat NFTS Students to a Laughter Filled Analysis of their “Hilariously Bittersweet Romance”, 'Benjamin'

BAFTA nominated, RTS winning comedian, writer-director Simon Amstell and NFTS Alumnus DoP Dave Pimm delve into the cinematography and psychology of creating Benjamin  Students were treated to an in depth and laughter-filled analysis of acclaimed film Benjamin with its BAFTA nominated writer-director, comedian Simon Amstell, and the film’s Cinematographer, NFTS graduate Dave Pimm.