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NFTS Leads The Way At RTS Student Television Awards 2021 With 11 Nominations

Four NFTS Graduates Win Gongs At 2021 Virgin Media BAFTA Television Awards

NFTS and Pinewood Group Announce Partnership To Train The Next Generation of Filmmakers in the UK

NFTS Graduates Class Of 2021 And Enjoys Successful Showcase Week

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.
06 Nov 2020

NFTS Awards Over £900,000 in Scholarships and Bursaries During 2020

Throughout 2020, the NFTS has awarded over £900,000 of scholarship and bursary funding to students studying our MA and diploma courses. We remain as committed as we’ve always been to attracting a pipeline of the UK’s most promising and diverse television and film makers, no matter their background or financial circumstance.
05 Nov 2020

Behind the Scenes at NFTS: Directing & Producing Television Entertainment – Making Celebrity Cage

Out latest behind the scenes at the NFTS blog piece features current Directing & Producing Television Entertainment student Matthew Bibby and recent graduate Nelson Asare. They talk us through their collaboration on the glitz and glam of their summer project, a glitter-tastic pilot titled Celebrity Cage, developed and filmed during the pandemic.
22 Oct 2020

#NFTSStories: "Having Sessions With Fascinating People Like Louis Theroux Encouraged Both My Personal Development & Film Knowledge"

Minco van der Weide will be graduating in 2021 from the NFTS Marketing, Distribution, Sales & Exhibition MA and already has big plans for his future in full swing!
21 Oct 2020

NFTS Graduate Cathy Brady Honoured With £50,000 Bursary At The BFI London Film Festival For Debut Film, Wildfire

Congratulations to NFTS Directing Fiction graduate Cathy Brady, who has won the prestigious fifth annual 2020 IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award at the recently held BFI London Film Festival.