Press Releases

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.
07 Aug 2018

Nominees Announced for 2018 NFTS Sue Gibson BSC Cinematography Award

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) announces the nominees for the second ‘Sue Gibson BSC Cinematography Award’, which recognises a member of NFTS Cinematography Alumni who has advanced the profession of Cinematography in a significant way.
27 Jun 2018

Screenwriter Bursary Scheme Announced at 2018 NFTS Gala

The UK film, television and games industries turned out in force at the 2018 National Film and Television School’s annual fundraising Gala, which took place at Old Billingsgate in London.
25 May 2018

NFTS Signs First Look Deal with Endemol Shine UK

The NFTS has signed a deal with Endemol Shine UK , one of the UK’s largest independent production companies, which grants a first look at graduation projects from the School’s Directing and Producing Television Entertainment MA.
02 May 2018

NFTS Scotland opens its doors

Students have begun the first course at NFTS Scotland – the new hub of the UK’s National Film and Television School (NFTS).
23 Apr 2018

NFTS Students Clock Up More Cannes Selections Than Any Other Film School

NFTS students are heading to Cannes once again this year having received their seventh consecutive selection for the prestigious Cinéfondation short film programme.
23 Mar 2018

Asif Kapadia Receives Honorary NFTS Fellowship

The National Film and Television School Board of Governors has bestowed an Honorary Fellowship on Academy Award and four-time BAFTA award-winning director, writer and producer Asif Kapadia.
26 Jan 2018

NFTS To Receive Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema BAFTA

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced today that the National Film and Television School will receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award at the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 18 February at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
10 Jan 2018

NFTS Appoints Oscar Nominee Alex Garland as Associate Director

The National Film and Television School announces that Oscar and multi-BAFTA nominated writer, producer and director, Alex Garland (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later) has been appointed as the School’s first Associate Director.
07 Dec 2017

Head of NFTS Scotland Appointed: Alison Goring to Head World Leading Film, Television & Games School Hub at BBC HQ in Scotland

The National Film and Television School announces that experienced film and TV drama Assistant Director and TV drama training expert, Alison Goring (Mad Dogs; This is England ‘86) has been appointed as its first Head of NFTS Scotland.