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International Women’s Day 2019: From Trailblazers to History Makers, NFTS Female Alumni are Role Models for All Aspiring Film, TV & Games Makers

‘Mary Queen of Scots’ director Josie Rourke talks gender politics, ‘Me Too’ and telling stories of women in power, in gripping NFTS masterclass.

NFTS Diverse Directors Meet Captain Marvel Directors & Attend Premiere!

Oscar Winning Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse Phil Lord & Chris Miller Talk Teamwork, Anxiety and Having Faith in Humankind!

10 Jan 2019

REWIND Announced as StoryFutures Academy Pilot Work Placement Partner to Place Senior Level Professionals in Key Immersive Production Roles

StoryFutures Academy, the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling jointly run by the National Film and Television School (NFTS) and Royal Holloway University of London, announces that one of its creative partners, REWIND, a world-leading immersive production studio, will host the Academy’s first work placements for a senior level professional from the film, television, theatre or games industries, following a pilot bootcamp training programme in January 2019.
10 Jan 2019

89 NFTS Alumni Credited on Films Nominated for 2019 EE BAFTAs

In addition to four named nominations for NFTS alumni in the 2019 EE BAFTAs, including Michael Pearce, Lynne Ramsay and Sandya Suri, no fewer than 84 graduates are credited across fourteen of the nominated films.
09 Jan 2019

Four Nominations for NFTS Alumni in 2019 EE BAFTAs

This year’s BAFTA nominations have just been announced and there are four incredible nominations for NFTS alumni!
03 Jan 2019

Bucks University Technical College Announced as 2018 NFTS Commercial Challenge Winners

Students from Bucks University Technical College (UTC) are announced as overall winners of the 2018 NFTS Commercial Challenge, a competition to challenge young filmmakers organised by Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP) and the National Film and Television School.
14 Dec 2018

StoryFutures Academy Hosts First Immersive Lab

StoryFutures Academy, the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling run by the National Film and Television School and Royal Holloway, University of London and funded by the government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund hosted its first immersive lab at NFTS in December 2018.
12 Dec 2018

BIFA winning NFTS Graduate Yann Demange Masterclass with 'White Boy Rick'

The NFTS was delighted to welcome back multi BAFTA nominated, British Independent Film Award winning Director, NFTS graduate, Yann Demange for a Masterclass after a preview screening of his new film White Boy Rick.
10 Dec 2018

2018: A Year to Remember for NFTS

2018 will go down as one of the School’s most memorable and action packed years. To say we were proud to be awarded the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema BAFTA is an understatement – it was a huge honour and fitting testament to all the hard work our students and staff have put in over the years – we are all most certainly #nftsandproud!
10 Dec 2018

NFTS Animation Alumni Work Featured on BBC iPlayer

Recent Directing Animation MA graduates, Ed Smith and Ed Bulmer, who graduated earlier this year received grants under an initiative from BBC Four and the BFI Animation, and had their resulting work shown on BBC TV.
10 Dec 2018

8 NFTS Alumni Make BBC Audio Drama Awards 2019 Shortlist

An impressive eight NFTS alumni have made the shortlist for the 2019 BBC Audio Drama Awards, which celebrate the range, originality and cut-through quality of audio drama on air and online and give recognition to the creativity of actors, writers, producers, sound designers and others who work in this genre.
10 Dec 2018

Three Prizes for NFTS at the 2018 Poitiers Film Festival

An impressive three prizes were awarded to recent NFTS graduates at this year’s Poitiers Film Festival, which promotes student work from film schools and universities around the world.