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Arise Sir Roger Deakins! NFTS Alumnus Knighted in Queens New Year Honours List

NFTS Celebrates 50th Anniversary In 2021

Another NFTS Record Broken with 26 Alumni Nominations at BIFA 2020!

NFTS Model Makers Create Out of This World Miniature Lunar Base Replica from Sci-Fi Film Moon

13 Oct 2020

NFTS at BFI London Film Festival 2020 – Must Watch Student and Alumni Films

Read more about the extensive list of NFTS students and alumni involved in the must watch films selected for BFI London Film Festival 2020. Vote for #FollowMe, Good Thanks, You? and Mandem, three NFTS made films in the running for Best Short Film at this year's festival. The winning film will be eligible for the Oscars - voting deadline is noon on Saturday 17 October.
12 Oct 2020

BBC Announces Major New Partnership With NFTS To Support UK Creative Sector

The BBC and the NFTS have struck a new three year deal to support emerging talent. The deal includes a newly developed scholarship scheme which will enable up to 20 diverse students to benefit from the high quality of teaching at the NFTS and strengthen the off-screen diversity talent pipeline.
06 Oct 2020

BFI London Film Festival and StoryFutures Academy Announce New XR Commission 'Laika' From Asif Kapadia

As part of BFI London Film Festival’s new immersive programme LFF Expanded, the LFF and StoryFutures Academy today announce an exciting new XR commission, LAIKA, directed by the Academy Award and BAFTA winning Asif Kapadia.
05 Oct 2020

NFTS Film Studies MA Students Pick Their 'LFF 2020' Highlights

Students on the NFTS Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA have applied their curatorial skills to pick their must see content at this year’s BFI London Film Festival.
02 Oct 2020

Another Huge Win for NFTS Science and Natural History MA with Prestigious Jackson Wild Award!

The NFTS is thrilled to announce Directing & Producing Science and Natural History 2020 graduation film Life on The Rocks, directed and produced by George Pretty has won the Best Emerging Filmmaker category at the prestigious Jackson Wild 2020 Awards.
23 Sep 2020

Celebrating Black History Month at the NFTS

Throughout the month of October, the NFTS will mark Black History Month by honouring the achievements of some of our Black alumni and a range of our current students who will soon graduate. 
21 Sep 2020

Three NFTS Films Nominated For the 2020 Grierson Awards

Four NFTS graduation films were selected for this year’s prestigious Grierson Awards, three of which have proceeded to be nominated.
18 Sep 2020

Rocks Directed By NFTS Grad Sarah Gavron - A Great Reason To Head To The Cinema

There is something wonderful about seeing cinemas re-open once again and a growing list of new films hit the box office. This includes the highly anticipated film Rocks, directed by BAFTA nominated NFTS graduate Sarah Gavron and edited by graduate Maya Maffioli.
15 Sep 2020

NFTS Graduate Lewis Arnold Discusses Directing ITV True Crime Drama Des

NFTS graduate Lewis Arnold's latest project is the three part ITV drama Des starring David Tennant of which he is co-creator, director and executive producer.
15 Sep 2020

Focus on First Year of NFTS Games Design: “All The Students Work Hard, They All Have A Passion For What They Do”

In this blog we focus on what the first year at NFTS has been like for Games Design student Poppy Parr and what her experience has been so far on this exciting course.