Press Releases

19 Jul 2021

BFI Southbank Mark The 50th Anniversary Of The National Film And Television School With Celebratory ‘NFTS At 50’ Season

Special anniversary season ‘NFTS at 50’ will feature Q&As with some of the School’s best-known alumni including Roger and James Deakins, Terence Davies, Sarah Gavron, Nick Broomfield, Shola Amoo, Clio Barnard, Kim Longinotto and more.
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
01 Jun 2021

NFTS and Pinewood Group Announce Partnership To Train The Next Generation of Filmmakers in the UK

The NFTS has unveiled an ambitious new partnership with Pinewood Group to train the next generation of UK filmmakers, establishing a dedicated education and training centre within Screen Hub UK
28 May 2021

NFTS Graduates Class Of 2021 And Enjoys Successful Showcase Week

As government restrictions ease, the NFTS is proud to be the first UK film school to host an in person, Covid-19 secure event for its students, providing an unmissable opportunity to showcase their resulting work to an industry keen to meet the newest crop of talent emerging from the NFTS.
18 May 2021

National Film And Television School Appoints Head Of NFTS Wales

The NFTS is delighted to announce it has appointed Judith Winnan, former Chair of RTS Cymru Wales as Head of NFTS Wales, its latest new national hub.
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.