Press Releases

05 May 2021

Participants Announced For 2021 Inside Pictures Programme With Fiona Lamptey Appointed Industry Ambassador

The NFTS today announces the participants selected for Inside Pictures 2021, and has appointed Fiona Lamptey, Director of UK Features for Netflix to act as this year’s Industry Ambassador
23 Mar 2021

StoryFutures Commissioned for UK-Wide Festival Of Creativity in 2022

StoryFutures Academy run by Royal Holloway, University of London and the National Film and Television School (NFTS), is celebrating being commissioned as one of 10 creative teams to develop its ground-breaking project into full production for next year’s Festival UK*2022.
03 Mar 2021

Channel 4 and NFTS Announce Partnership To Support Nations And Regions With Series of Training & Development Programmes

Channel 4 announces a new two year partnership with the NFTS to further increase its support for independent production companies and freelancers in the Nations and Regions.
08 Feb 2021

Inside Pictures 2021 - Applications Now Open for Prestigious Business Training and Leadership Programme!

Applications are once again open for the NFTS' prestigious Inside Pictures business training and leadership skills development programme. Applications close 14th March 2021.
04 Feb 2021

NFTS Announces Major New Education Partnership with BFI To Further Diversity and Inclusion Within the Industry

The NFTS announces a major new partnership with the BFI to deliver a programme of activity that aims to increase access to world class industry education.
07 Dec 2020

StoryFutures Academy: Participants Announced for UK-Canadian Co-Production Programme for Immersive Storytelling

24 creatives from the UK and Canada have been selected for the UK-Canada Immersive Exchange, supported by an international partnership between StoryFutures Academy (run by the National Film and Television School and Royal Holloway, University of London), Arts Council England, the Canada Media Fund, the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab) and the Canada Council for the Arts.
12 Oct 2020

BBC Announces Major New Partnership With NFTS To Support UK Creative Sector

The BBC and the NFTS have struck a new three year deal to support emerging talent. The deal includes a newly developed scholarship scheme which will enable up to 20 diverse students to benefit from the high quality of teaching at the NFTS and strengthen the off-screen diversity talent pipeline.
06 Oct 2020

BFI London Film Festival and StoryFutures Academy Announce New XR Commission 'Laika' From Asif Kapadia

As part of BFI London Film Festival’s new immersive programme LFF Expanded, the LFF and StoryFutures Academy today announce an exciting new XR commission, LAIKA, directed by the Academy Award and BAFTA winning Asif Kapadia.
15 Sep 2020

How The NFTS Successfully Returned To Production With COVID-Safe Shoots

With the NFTS one of the first studios in the UK to re-start filming, students were returning to a very different world on set.
05 Aug 2020

First UK-Canadian Co-Production Programme for Immersive Storytelling Launches

Call for UK and Canadian artists, filmmakers and creators to become future leaders in immersive storytelling backed by funding support