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Access NFTS presents Summer Sessions

NFTS Kicks Off Raft of Summer Sessions To Inspire New Generation of Filmmakers!

NFTS Top International Film School 2022

NFTS Celebrates 12 Years Featured In The Hollywood Reporter’s Top 15 International Film Schools!

"Calling future sports producers for film and television"

New Funding Available To Train Future Sports And Live Events Producers!

Prime Video Craft Academy

National Film & Television School Announces Applications Now Open For Prime Video Craft Academy!

15 Jul 2021

BBC Film/NFTS Short Film The Bind, by BAFTA winner Caroline Bartleet released

The NFTS is delighted to share the award-winning short film, The Bind, written and directed by BAFTA winning NFTS Producing graduate, Caroline Bartleet (Operator).
09 Jul 2021

BFI Short Form Animation Fund Opens For Applications

The BFI has opened applications for the Short Form Animation Fund, which aims to support growth in the UK animation sector. A new development is a partnership with StoryFutures Academy – the UK’s National Centre for Immersive Storytelling run by the NFTS and RHUL – who will contribute a grant of up to £50,000 each to support two animated projects that are intended to be immersive in nature, through virtual or augmented reality content.
09 Jul 2021

UK-Canadian co-productions awarded £300,000 for Immersive Storytelling Exchange Initiative

Six creative projects have been awarded a total of £300,000 ($510,000 CAD), as part of the next phase of the UK-Canada Immersive Exchange
08 Jul 2021

Raft of World Premieres Featuring NFTS Alumni Screening at Cannes Film Festival

Festival de Cannes is well underway and we are thrilled to see a raft of world premieres featuring NFTS alumni screening at this year's event including Joanna Hogg's The Souvenir Part II and Clio Barnard's Ali and Ava.
06 Jul 2021

Follow The Puppet: The Making of Cannes Selected NFTS Animation, Other Half

The NFTS is incredibly proud to see 2021 graduation animation Other Half among the 17 films selected for the 24th edition of the Cinéfondation Selection of the Festival de Cannes, the only UK title to screen from a total of 1,800 entries. To celebrate this incredible achievement, we caught up with the NFTS team behind the film and follow puppet Ren, the star of Other Half, through the process of being brought to life.
02 Jul 2021

Go Behind The Scenes Of CoVRt Operation, First Ever BAFTA Student Award Games Design Finalist!

The 2021 GSA BAFTA Student Award finalists were recently announced and 2021 graduation game CoVRt Operation was one of the three games selected in the brand new Games category.
29 Jun 2021

7 Wins for NFTS Projects at RTS Student Television Awards 2021!

The winners of the RTS Student Television Awards 2021, were announced on 25th June and the NFTS was thrilled to receive the highest number of wins across the 17 UK institutions nominated, taking home 7 awards from a total of 11 nominations! 
23 Jun 2021

Meet The NFTS BBC Scholarship Students

Three current BBC scholars reflect on their NFTS journeys to date, how gaining a scholarship has lifted the worry of making ends meet, ways in which the industry has shifted to become more inclusive and the incredible opportunities offered by the NFTS via a BBC scholarship.
22 Jun 2021

NFTS New Head of Creative Business Dr Alex Connock on Evolving a Groundbreaking MA

We caught up with Dr Alex Connock, the new Head of Department for the NFTS Creative Business MA, to find out about his plans for this ground-breaking course which sees its next intake start in January 2022.
21 Jun 2021

Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Visits NFTS

On Thursday 10th June the NFTS welcomed Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and Beaconsfield MP Joy Morrissey for a tour of the School’s stages and workshop facilities, led by NFTS Director Jon Wardle.