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M Night. Shyamalan Discusses the Joy of Working with New Filmmakers at a Masterclass and Preview of Glass

Participants Announced for 2019 NFTS Diverse Directors Workshop Sponsored by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures UK

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

89 NFTS Alumni Credited on Films Nominated for 2019 EE BAFTAs

28 Sep 2018

BAFTA Winning Writer-Producer Jesse Armstrong talks comedy, writing rooms and his role as showrunner on HBO comedy-drama 'Succession'

BAFTA winning writer Jesse Armstrong gave an insightful NFTS Masterclass, discussing his writing process and creating characters, with a spotlight on his acclaimed satirical comedy-drama, Succession.
26 Sep 2018

NFTS Hosts Panel for National Inclusion Week

To celebrate National Inclusion Week, NFTS hosted a panel session to provoke healthy discussion and debate on the topic with guest speakers including Adil Ray OBE, Sara Bennett, Shola Amoo and Lisa Marie Russo.
24 Sep 2018

129 NFTS Credits at 2018 London Film Festival!

There are an incredible 129 NFTS student and graduate credits at this year’s London Film Festival across films in competition, Gala features and an impressive five NFTS student film selections.
20 Sep 2018

NFTS Commercials Grad Directs ‘Be Part of the Story’ Promo

Recent NFTS Directing Commercials graduate Jake Sleet has directed a promo for the School’s ‘Be Part of the Story’ campaign. The campaign demonstrates the wide range of specialist roles in film, TV and games development that NFTS courses prepare people for, and the opportunity to get hands on experience in a real production environment. 
19 Sep 2018

#NFTSStories: "Don’t forget the fun. It’s easy to forget the fun with all the deadlines and self-doubt, but it’s what we all came to comedy for!"

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). Alex Hardy graduated from the Writing and Producing Comedy Diploma and is now working as a writer for Radio 4, an Assistant Producer, as well Producing Tony Law and Friends in the Battle for Icetopia.
19 Sep 2018

Thresholds: A film season exploring space, identity and domesticity at Pullman Court

‘Thresholds’ by Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA student Jade Turner is next in the series of film programmes curated by finalist students from the National Film and Television School. The season comprises eight exhibition projects, which will take place between September and January 2019. They range from themed programmes and national cinema seasons to expanded cinema and online initiatives.
18 Sep 2018

Paul Whitehouse Drops into NFTS to Play ‘Villain’ in Grad Animation

BAFTA winning actor, writer and comedian, Paul Whitehouse (The Fast Show; The Death of Stalin) dropped into Beaconsfield to record a voice over for graduation animation, Mother’s Ruin, directed by Frank Burgess.
17 Sep 2018

Unexpected Journeys: A film programme introducing and celebrating Magical Realism in Chinese cinema

‘Unexpected Journeys’, programmed by Giada Liu,  is part of a series of film programmes curated by finalist students from the NFTS MA in Film Studies, Programming and Curation, led by Sandra Hebron.
17 Sep 2018

3 NFTS Films Nominated for 'Best Student Documentary' at the 2018 Grierson Awards

For the tenth year running, NFTS students have made the nomination stage of the prestigious Grierson Awards.
13 Sep 2018

NFTS Science & Natural History MA film selected for 2018 Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam

Rats with Wings and Wild Cats: Breeding to Extinction, both directed and written by NFTS Directing and Producing Science and Natural History MA student Zoe Cousins, have been selected for the 2018 Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam, the largest nature festival in the Netherlands.