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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!

06 Nov 2018

NFTS Graduation Film Wins 2018 All3Media Best Student Documentary Grierson Award

NFTS Directing Documentary MA graduate, Kate Stonehill has won the prestigious All3Media Best Student Documentary Grierson Award for her graduate documentary film Fake News Fairytale.
05 Nov 2018

The Pursuit of Wholeness: A film season exploring the influences of ancient Greek myth on cinematic quests for sexual and gender identity

The Pursuit of Wholeness by Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA student Eleonora Pesci is next in the series of film programmes curated by finalist students from the NFTS.
05 Nov 2018

NFTS Games Design Students Take EGX 2018 by Storm!

Every year, NFTS Games Design and Development MA students head to games conference, EGX at the NEC in Birmingham to showcase their graduation games. This year, ten games were on show in the Rezzed area with varied themes, art and mechanics, from puzzle-games and side-scrollers to strategy games and story-driven experiences across desktop platforms and handheld devices.
05 Nov 2018

NFTS Music Video Day: “At its best the music video is one of the most creatively free art forms around.”

The great and good of the UK music video industry turned up in force to make the NFTS 2018 Music Video Day a huge success!
02 Nov 2018

Digital Effects students release their inner arsonists and assassins with SFX module!

As an added incentive to return to their studies after a long, hot summer, the DFX Department turned up the heat yet further with a week’s special effects (SFX) module, allowing the students to release their inner arsonists and assassins!
01 Nov 2018

3 NFTS Alumni Named BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2018!

NFTS Producing MA alumna, Fodhla Cronin-O’Reilly, Directing Fiction MA alumnus, Michael Pearce and Cinematography MA alumna, Vanessa Whyte have all been named as 2018 Breakthrough Brits by BAFTA.
31 Oct 2018

15 Nominations for NFTS Alumni at 2018 British Independent Film Awards

There are an incredible 15 nominations for NFTS alumni at this year’s British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) including three nominations for NFTS Cinematography MA alumna, Lynne Ramsay and five nominations for NFTS Directing Fiction MA alumnus, Michael Pearce!
26 Oct 2018

7 Out of 15 Short Films on the 2018 BIFA Long List Made by NFTS Grads

An incredible seven out of the 15 short films longlisted for the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) ‘Best British Short Film’ award are made by NFTS alumni and include two NFTS graduation films.
25 Oct 2018

NFTS Head of Model Making Inspires Secondary School Students at Sky

John Lee who runs the new Model Making for Animation Diploma at the NFTS inspired a whole year group and their families from new secondary school, Bolder Academy which is situated close to Sky’s head office in Isleworth.
25 Oct 2018

NFTS Grad Ana Ribeiro Inspires Games Design Students with Masterclass

Recent NFTS Games Design and Development MA graduate, Ana Ribeiro – whose grad project, Pixel Ripped was recently nominated for ‘Best Game’ at the VR Awards – was welcomed back to the School to deliver an inspiring masterclass for our Games students.