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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

24 Aug 2018

NFTS Scotland Announces New Courses

NFTS announces seven new courses for NFTS Scotland, its new hub based at BBC Scotland in Glasgow. 12 months after First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, announced funding in her keynote speech at the Edinburgh International Television Festival to support plans for the NFTS to open the hub, the School can report a successful start.
23 Aug 2018

NFTS Sports Production Students Mentored by Sky Sports Director, Jerry Logan

“Having Jerry overseeing and mentoring us was such an invaluable experience” Students on the NFTS Sports Production Diploma have been busy developing and producing a table tennis event at the School to give them the opportunity to experience the realities of producing live sport content.
17 Aug 2018

#NFTSStories: “Travel is a big part of the job for Sports Production but when you love it, it’s absolutely wonderful to be able to live those moments!”

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). Remi Odoit graduated from the Sports Production Diploma in 2017 and is now an Assistant Producer for Golfing World, operated by IMG; one of the largest producers of sports programming in the world.
16 Aug 2018

Hollywood Reporter names NFTS one of the top film schools in the world 2018

The Hollywood Reporter has once again named the National Film and Television School as one of the world’s top film schools. This is the eighth consecutive year the School has been featured in the list of the top 15 international film schools and once again, the NFTS is the only UK film school to be included.
14 Aug 2018

#NFTSStories: “I went from writing just for myself, for fun, to writing full scripts that I was seeing get performed”

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. Kat Butterfield graduated from the Writing and Producing Comedy Diploma in 2016 and has since written sketches that have aired on the BBC and has recently been commissioned to write, direct and produce a series with fellow NFTS graduate, Daniel Audritt, for Comedy Central.
14 Aug 2018

NFTS Animation Wins Best Experimental Film at 2018 Rhode Island International Film Festival

Triptych, an NFTS graduation animation, directed by Katia Lom and produced by Nikita Leibovici, has won first prize for Best Experimental Film at the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF).
14 Aug 2018

#NFTSStories: “The work I produced during the course got me both an agent and my first professional commission”

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. Laura Major graduated from the Writing and Producing Comedy Diploma in 2015 and is now a full time writer with credits including Dead Ringers and Have I Got News For You.
14 Aug 2018

NFTS grad film finalist in 2018 Student Academy Awards

NFTS graduation fiction, Dead Birds – directed by Johnny Kenton and produced by Sabina Smitham has been selected from over 1500 films to reach the finals of the Student Academy Awards.
13 Aug 2018

#NFTSStories: “This course has given me the confidence, drive and knowledge to pursue comedy writing as a serious career choice”

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. Alice Etches graduated from the Writing and Producing Comedy Diploma in 2018 and has since written sketches and jokes for BBC Radio 4 and is now developing a pilot for a comedy series.
09 Aug 2018

#NFTSStories: “The course was instrumental in finding my own voice as a programmer”

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. Maureen Geunet graduated from the Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA in 2018 and is now working at online SVOD platform, MUBI.