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NFTS 2021 BAFTA Nominee Spotlight: Miss Curvy

Trailer Released for NFTS-BBC Film short The Passenger, starring BAFTA Rising Star Nominee, Conrad Khan

Now Is The Time To Gain A 360 Understanding Of Filmmaking!

Introducing The NFTS Graduate Showcase 2021

09 Dec 2020

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

Every year, students of the NFTS Model Making Course build a replica set from a well-known film. For 2020, John Lee, NFTS Head of Model Making for Animation Diploma tasked his new cohort of model makers with replicating the interior of the ‘Sarang’ Lunar Base from the BAFTA winning sci-fi film Moon.
07 Dec 2020

StoryFutures Academy: Participants Announced for UK-Canadian Co-Production Programme for Immersive Storytelling

24 creatives from the UK and Canada have been selected for the UK-Canada Immersive Exchange, supported by an international partnership between StoryFutures Academy (run by the National Film and Television School and Royal Holloway, University of London), Arts Council England, the Canada Media Fund, the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab) and the Canada Council for the Arts.
24 Nov 2020

NFTS Curating MA Introduces Inaugural Online Season: Quiet Revolutions

Each year, final year MA students of the NFTS Film Studies MA are asked to conceptualise, research and organise a curatorial project. This year, with cinemas, distributors and festivals all feeling the impact of the pandemic, the course has quickly adapted to an online screening approach with the first project, Quiet Revolutions, a captivating celebration of female Costa Rican filmmakers, screening from 4-6 December. Book your free seat for this unmissable season now!
23 Nov 2020

Careers In A Post-Covid Climate: What Will the Marketing and Distribution Landscape Look Like When I Graduate?

Are you interested in the Marketing and Distribution MA but concerned about how recent events are affecting the film, television and games industries, and what your career prospects will be at the end of the course? Head of the MA, Debbie Rowland, will host an info session on Tuesday 1 December at 5.30pm about how the course has successfully navigated the COVID climate, what the current students are up to, and how she believes the landscape will look for students graduating in the next couple of years. Join us!
18 Nov 2020

NFTS:DEV - Welcome To Our Virtual Games Expo

Welcome to our booth at the first ever virtual NFTS games expo NFTS:DEVS! Since our Games Design MA second year students were unable to showcase their eagerly anticipated games at annual events like EGX and Develop: Brighton, we are previewing them here on the NFTS blog and across our social channels instead.
16 Nov 2020

NFTS Announces New National Hub in Wales in Partnership with BBC Cymru Wales and Creative Wales

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has today announced it is to establish a new national hub in Wales in partnership with BBC Cymru Wales and Creative Wales.
13 Nov 2020

NFTS Documentary Miss Curvy Wins at Grierson British Documentary Awards

NFTS graduation documentary, Miss Curvy has won the 2020 Grierson All3Media Best Student Documentary Award, marking the seventh time NFTS graduates have won the All3Media Best Student Documentary Award since the category started back in 2011.
12 Nov 2020

Children In Need's Pudsey and Tess Catch Up With Gromit During Filming At NFTS

The NFTS welcomed national treasure and icon Pudsey Bear as he visited the School with a small BBC crew to film pre-recorded items for Children in Need.
07 Nov 2020

NFTS Remembers Former Director of the School One Year On and Announces First Recipient of Nik Powell Scholarship

Nik Powell was a passionate supporter of new filmmakers and voices and on the first anniversary of his passing, the NFTS is pleased to announce the inaugural recipient of the Nik Powell Scholarship.
06 Nov 2020

Covid-19 Update: December 2020

Following the new national restrictions introduced in the UK from 5th November, as a higher education institution, the NFTS will remain open to our students to allow their studies to continue. We understand that recent applicants and those thinking about applying for a January 2021 start will have a lot of questions about how the School will operate during this secondary lockdown and into the new term. Read on to find out more.