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Key Industry Figures Attend Third Diverse Directors Showcase

11 NFTS Graduates Nominated for RTS Craft and Design 2019 Awards

NFTS Students Attend MIPCOM in Cannes and Mingle with TV Stars Ant and Dec!

Farmageddon Hits The NFTS As Shaun The Sheep Drops In!

21 Jun 2019

BIFA winning writer-director Peter Strickland talks killer dresses and being open to spontaneity at NFTS Masterclass

NFTS students were treated to a preview of Peter Strickland’s latest film, In Fabric, followed by a Q&A with the award-winning writer-director. 
19 Jun 2019

#NFTS Stories: “My time at the NFTS without a doubt had a crucial part to play in my current career.”

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). Toni Adepegba graduated from the NFTS Cameras for Television Production Diploma in 2016 and has been working at Sky ever since.
17 Jun 2019

NFTS Location Sound Recording Alumni credited on hit film and TV series from Mission Impossible: Fallout to Black Mirror

NFTS Location Sound Recording for Film and TV diploma alumni are working across a range of exciting blockbuster movies and hit TV shows from Mission Impossible: Fallout to Stan and Ollie and Ready Player One.
17 Jun 2019

#NFTSStories: NFTS Creative Business Grad Discusses How the Course Helped Her Bring Her ‘Tinder for Movie Trailers’ App to Market!

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). Victoria Thomas graduated from the Creative Business for Entrepreneurs and Executives course in 2016 and has since received funding from Creative Europe to launch a mobile app, Cues described as Tinder for movie trailers!
17 Jun 2019

NFTS Graphics Student Creates Udderly Amazing Glastonbury Infographic!

NFTS Motion Graphics and Titles Diploma student, Ellie Rimell has created a moo-verllous infographic and tribute to the cows who live at Worthy Farm, the site of the famous Glastonbury festival, which takes place from the 26th to the 30th June this year. We caught up with her to find out why she chose to focus on the bovine residents for her project.
17 Jun 2019

‘Mother’ a documentary about Alzheimers directed by NFTS grad receives special mention at 2019 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Mother, a documentary directed by NFTS Directing Documentary MA graduate, Kristof Bilsen, about the struggles of motherhood and the frustrations of being unable to care for our loved ones, has received a ‘Special Mention’ at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest.
17 Jun 2019

Simon Amstell & NFTS Alumnus Dave Pimm Treat NFTS Students to a Laughter Filled Analysis of their “Hilariously Bittersweet Romance”, 'Benjamin'

BAFTA nominated, RTS winning comedian, writer-director Simon Amstell and NFTS Alumnus DoP Dave Pimm delve into the cinematography and psychology of creating Benjamin  Students were treated to an in depth and laughter-filled analysis of acclaimed film Benjamin with its BAFTA nominated writer-director, comedian Simon Amstell, and the film’s Cinematographer, NFTS graduate Dave Pimm.
10 Jun 2019

#NFTSStories: “The NFTS helped me get my first proper job in factual TV – for which I’ll be forever grateful!”

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). Katharine Fish graduated from the part-time NFTS Factual Development and Production Diploma in 2015 and has since developed numerous factual programmes and documentaries for broadcasters including Channel 4 and the BBC in her role as Producer at Sundog Pictures.
07 Jun 2019

NFTS Stories: NFTS Script Development Alumnus Discusses His Journey from NFTS to Exec Producing ‘Diego Maradona’

Welcome to our next 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). George Pank graduated from the part-time Script Development Diploma in 2010 and is working as a Producer, most recently having Exec Produced Asif Kapadia’s highly anticipated documentary, Diego Maradona.
07 Jun 2019

NFTS Students Give ‘Beats’ Masterclass a Rave Review

Following a rousing showing of Beats - set around the mid 90s Scottish rave scene, at a volume pre-set by the director to ensure the audience enjoyed the dance anthems to their fullest extent, NFTS students were treated to a masterclass with the film’s director and co-writer, Brian Welsh and producer Camilla Bray.