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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

28 May 2019

NFTS Creative Business MA Student Develops Musical in 48-Hours Hosted by Julian Clary

We caught up with current NFTS Creative Business for Entrepreneurs and Exectuives MA student, Ian Haig to find out more about his intriguing live theature project, Showtime Challenge!
28 May 2019

#NFTS Stories: “It’s incredibly exciting to work on such diverse distribution projects, from classic Hollywood to 80s indie horror!”

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). Samuel Thiery graduated from the NFTS Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA in February 2019 and is now working as Production Assistant for Arrow Films.
28 May 2019

From Authenticity to The Spice Girls, Derry Girls Team Reveal What’s behind the Show’s Success

NFTS alumnus, Michael Lennox and director of multi award-winning TV series, Derry Girls, returned to the School with the show’s creator and writer, Lisa McGee and executive producer and Hat Trick Productions Co-Founder, Jimmy Mulville to deliver an entertaining masterclass revealing why the series has been such a hit.
24 May 2019

NFTS Documentary Grad Film Wins Jury Award for Best Documentary at the 2019 Cine Las America Film Festival

NFTS graduation documentary, Abrázame, directed by Jas Doyle-Pitt, has won the Jury Award for Best Documentary Short at the 22nd Cine Las Americas International Film Festival which took place in Austin, Texas.
24 May 2019

#NFTSStories: Recent NFTS Motion Graphics Grad Works on Titles for Dumbo & Aladdin

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). Maria Cerrato Ayala graduated from the NFTS Motion Graphics and Titles Diploma in 2019 and has already secured a job as Assistant Graphic and Motion Designer at Éclair, which was founded in 1907 and delivers innovative technologies, services and products to the Media and Entertainment industry. Maria has worked on blockbuster movies, Dumbo and the highly anticipated Aladdin since starting in January.
22 May 2019

#NFTSStories: “Studying at the NFTS is just like working in the industry”

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). Ibukunoluwa Taiwo graduated from the NFTS Graphics & Titles for Film & Television Diploma in 2018 and is now working as a Junior Motion Designer at BBC Designers.
22 May 2019

#NFTS Stories: “NFTS opened many doors & prepared me for entering the industry.”

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). Giada Liu graduated from the NFTS Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA in February 2019 and is now working at film sales company, Rocket Science as Sales Co-Ordinator.
20 May 2019

#NFTS Stories: “The Marketing & Distribution MA has given me credibility and the connections I need to move forward.”

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). Zsófi Szemerédy graduated from the NFTS Marketing Distribution Sales and Exhibition MA in 2019 and has already secured a job at post-production talent agency, Blueberry as Marketing and PR Executive.
20 May 2019

Two NFTS Natural History Grad Films Selected for 2019 Green Screen Festival

An incredible two out of the three films selected in the ‘Newcomer’ category of this year’s Green Screen Festival are NFTS Directing Science and Natural History MA graduation films: Now Or Never by Matt Senior and Worlds Beyond Our Vision by Chris Orr.
20 May 2019

NFTS Natural History Grad Wins Rhino Trophy for Best Documentary at 2019 British Documentary Film Festival

More congratulations are in store for NFTS Directing and Producing Science and Natural History MA graduate, Matt Senior whose graduation film, Now Or Never, which highlights the plight of the rare Tapanuli orangutan has won a prestigious rhino trophy for ‘Best Documentary’ at this year’s British Documentary Film Festival’ which took place in May in Leicester Square.