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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

12 Sep 2018

NFTS Animation Wins Special Jury Award at 2018 Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival

NFTS graduation animation, Hedgehog, directed and animated by Edward Bulmer and produced by Jona Thompson has been recognised with the Student Film Special Jury’s Award at this year’s Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival.
12 Sep 2018

Film school students showcase graduation games at EGX 2018

Second year NFTS Games Design and Development MA students will showcase their graduation games in the Rezzed area at EGX 2018 from 20th-23rd September at The NEC in Birmingham.
12 Sep 2018

Roger Deakins Named as 2018 Winner of ‘The Sue Gibson BSC, Cinematography Award’

NFTS announces that Roger Deakins is the winner of the 2018 ‘Sue Gibson BSC, Cinematography Award.’
10 Sep 2018

NFTS Games Student Wins European Women in Games Awards Commendation

NFTS Games Design and Development MA student, Hannah Burdett has won a prestigious European Women in Games Awards student award beating off competition from fellow female games design students across Europe.
31 Aug 2018

Five NFTS selections for London Film Festival 2018

An impressive five NFTS student graduation films have been selected for the 62nd BFI London Film Festival which takes place between the 10th and 21st October 2018. The Festival is the UK’s leading and most prestigious film festival, representing one of the first opportunities for audiences to see the very best new films from around the globe, alongside an events programme with some of the world’s most inspiring creative talents.
30 Aug 2018

#NFTSStories: “I now work as a Compositor in the film department at Framestore which is mind-blowingly cool”

Welcome to our latest NFTS story, a series of blogs featuring our alumni. David Sheldon graduated from the Digital Effects MA in 2017 and is now working at British visual effects company, Framestore.
30 Aug 2018

#NFTSStories: “My time at the NFTS was truly empowering”

Welcome to our latest NFTS story, a series of blogs featuring our alumni. Nicolas Raffin graduated from the Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA in 2018 and is now working as Film Programme Co-ordinator at the Institute of Contemporary Arts.
29 Aug 2018

NFTS Triumphs in CILECT Global Film School Awards 2018; Scoops Top Prize for Animation

The NFTS has triumphed once again affirming its place as one of the world’s leading film schools by winning the top prize in the Animation category of the CILECT Global Film School Awards.
29 Aug 2018

NFTS and Kickstarter launch NFTS Platform!, a new funding initiative to support the next generation of filmmakers

NFTS and Kickstarter, the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects, announce NFTS Platform!, a new funding initiative which will enable the next generation of filmmakers studying at NFTS to fulfil ambitious short film projects that fall outside of the School curriculum.
24 Aug 2018

Third project selected for BBC Films and NFTS ‘Greenlight’ short film scheme

Following the success of the first two ‘Greenlight’ short films – a joint initiative between NFTS and BBC Films to support new talent coming into the Industry by funding one short film a year for three years made by recent NFTS graduates – NFTS is pleased to announce a third project, The Passenger.