Our tutors are Industry professionals who are passionate about their craft and teaching.

Tutors continue to work outside the School while teaching students and managing their departments, enabling them to keep their teaching relevant and fresh.

Below are a selection of regular tutors at the NFTS.

Cameras, Sound and Vision Mixing for TV Production

Ian Stubbs Broadcast Consultant (prev. Head of Playout, BBC)


Billy Williams Gandhi
Nina Kellgren Deep Water


Peter Howell Michael Palin's Full Circle
John Keane Hornblower

Creative Producing for Digital Platforms

Tim Wright BAFTA-winning Digital/Cross Platform Writer
Kim Plowright BAFTA and Emmy-winning Digital Producer

Digital Effects

Ted Chaplin Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull
John Claude Under The Skin

Directing Animation

Paul Bush Babeldom
Robert Bradbrook Home Road Movies
Ed Foster Little Princess

Directing Documentary

Rieta Oord Make Me a German
Kim Longinotto Sisters In Law

Directing Fiction

Stephen Frears High Fidelity, The Queen
Ian Sellar Home Road Movies (writer)
Brian Gilbert Wilde

Directing and Producing Science and Natural History

Paul Reddish Attenborough in Paradise, The Future is Wild


Robin Sales Miss Potter, Mrs. Brown, Walking on Sunshine
Asher Tlalim Don't Touch my Holocaust
Ewa J Lind The Warrior, The River Queen, Far North
Humphrey Dixon A Room with a View, Enemy at the Gates

Film Studies Programming and Curation

Professor Ian Christie Film historian, writer, curator, broadcaster and consultant
Jonathan Romney Freelance film critic, programmer and filmmaker
Edward Lawrenson Writer, filmmaker and festival programmer
Sophie Mayer Film author and campaigner, currently teaching at Queen Mary University London 

Games Design and Development

Sion Lenton Cugat Productions
Ben Cowell Thomas Nexus Interactive Arts

Graphics and Titles for Television and Film

Hugo Hansell Graphic Designer, clients include BBC Films, Film4, Protagonist Pictures, Cornerstone Films

Marketing, Exhibition, Sales & Distribution

Deborah Rowland Former Director of Sales, Marketing & Distribution, Curzon Artificial Eye


Karin Bamborough Food of Love
Sandy Lieberson Jabberwocky
Lee Thomas The Road To Guantanamo
Myf Hopkins Harry Potter & the Philosophers Stone

Production Design

John Fenner Eyes Wide Shut, The Madness of King George
Andrew Sanders Sense and Sensibility
Moira Tait Rentaghost
Francesca Maxwell Fantastic Mr. Fox, Corpse Bride

Production Management

Paul Sarony Mrs Brown, Welcome to Sarajevo
Jo Farr Calendar Girls
Bex Hopkins Lucky

Sound Design for Film and Television

Paul Davies '71, We Need To Talk About Kevin, The Queen
Robin O'Donoghue Love Actually, Notting Hill, Shakespeare in Love
Graham V. Hartstone Aliens, Bladerunner, Eyes Wide Shut, several Bond films

Sports Production

Tom Lewis Producer, FIFA Futbol Mundial; World Cup, & Olympics coverage
Chris Downham Producer, BBC Football League Show; World Cup & Euros Coverage

Television Entertainment

Richard Boden The IT Crowd
Kathryn Edmunds Mock The Week


Brian Ward The Interpreter
Clive Bradley Waking the Dead, Last Rights

Writing and Producing Comedy

Bill Dare Dead Ringers