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NFTS Grad Wins 2019 TV BAFTA for Docu-Drama ‘Gun No 6’

Multi-BAFTA Winning Louis Theroux Discusses Documentaries and the Myth of On-Screen Ownership in Thrilling NFTS Masterclass

Nick Park Returns to NFTS to Celebrate Wallace & Gromit's 30th Anniversary

BAFTA winning writer-director Amma Asante Inspires Students at Masterclass

04 Apr 2019

AHRC Creative Industries Clusters Invited to Take Part in StoryFutures Academy Writer’s Lab

Representatives from the AHRC Creative Industries Clusters programmes, many of whom are focussed on immersive storytelling projects themselves were invited to take part in a specially created StoryFutures Academy Writer’s Lab: Creative Clusters Collaborations.
03 Apr 2019

#NFTSStories: “The Assistant Directing course brought me more than I could ever have hoped for. I highly recommend it.”

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). Bob Aronds just graduated from the NFTS Assistant Directing and Floor Managing Diploma and has already worked on feature films, Netflix shows and BBC shorts!
03 Apr 2019

NFTS Welcomes Caroline Hollick, Pukar Mehta, Sara Geater & Siobhan Reddy to its Board of Governors

The NFTS announces it has appointed Caroline Hollick, Channel 4 Head of Drama; Pukar Mehta, ITV Studios Commercial Director; Sara Geater, All3 Media Chief Operating Officer and Siobhan Reddy, Co-founder and Studio Director of Video Game Development Studio, Media Molecule to its Board of Governors.
03 Apr 2019

#NFTSStories: “The Games course helps students challenge their limitations.”

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. Shane Hou just graduated from the NFTS Games Design and Development MA in February and is now setting up a game studio in Belfast to continue to develop his graduation project.  
03 Apr 2019

#NFTSStories: “I would recommend this course because quite simply it's contributed to two of the best years of my life so far!”

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. David Cecil just graduated from the NFTS Games Design and Development MA in February and already landed a job in the industry as a Technical Designer at VR and AR Studio, Dream Reality Interactive (DRI).
02 Apr 2019

#NFTSStories: “NFTS turned my dream into reality!”

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. Hosea Ntaborwa graduated from the NFTS Location Sound for Film and Television Diploma in 2016 and has since worked on a whole host of blockbusters from Mission Impossible 6 to Spider-Man ‘Far From Home’.
02 Apr 2019

#NFTSStories: “The Games course encouraged and facilitated networking from day one - it was a lot of the reason I landed a job at Supermassive.”

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. Tom Reiffer just graduated from the NFTS Games Design and Development MA in February and already landed a job in the industry as a Designer at independent games development company, Supermassive Games.
02 Apr 2019

New NFTS Platform Kickstarter Projects Announced - a Feminist Sci-Fi Western & an uplifting Story About a Trans Boy

Two new projects – Gimcrack, a feminist sci-fi western and Birthday Boy a story about a trans boy in an all-girls school - have been selected to be featured on NFTS Platform!, a funding initiative from NFTS and Kickstarter which was announced last year.
28 Mar 2019

7 Nominations for NFTS Grads in 2019 BAFTA Television & Television Craft Awards

An incredible seven NFTS alumni and two NFTS tutors have been nominated individually or as part of a team in this year’s Virgin Media British Academy Television and British Academy Television Craft Awards, which reward the very best in television craft and television programmes broadcast in the UK in 2018.
27 Mar 2019

Cast Announced for BBC Films & NFTS-Backed Short, The Passenger

Conrad Khan (The Huntsman: Winter’s War) and Badger Skelton (Doctor Who) have boarded short film, The Passenger as the film’s two lead characters, Gus and Marcel. The Passenger is the third short made through the BBC Films and NFTS Bridge to Industry talent development programme.