Our graduates’ success can be seen across the film, TV and games industries, not just with top credits on the latest big releases, but through official recognition of their talents across the globe.

129 BAFTAs and 10 Oscars have been won directly by our graduates, and in 2018, we have 10 BAFTA nominations alone across the Directing, Producing, Composing, Cinematography and Sound categories. Alumni have also excelled at the Grierson Awards, the British Independent Film Awards, BFI London Film Festival, Edinburgh Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival, The Annie Awards, at Cannes, the BAFTA Games Awards, the New York Television Festival… the list goes on. We are proud that our students are driven to be the best in their field, and this inspires the next generation of talent we welcome in each year. Here are a few of the highlights of our graduates’ successes over the last 12 months.


This year our graduates have received 10 2018 BAFTA nominations, and 3 2018 Oscar nominations
Hugh Welchman's film Loving Vincent won Best European Animated Feature Film at the 2017 European Film Awards
Producer Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly's film Lady Macbeth won the European Discovery Award at the 2017 European Film Awards
Producer Emily Morgan won the Breakthrough Producer award for CH4's I Am Not A Witch at the 2017 British Independent Film Awards
Carol Salter won Best Documentary for her film Almost Heaven at the 2017 British Independent Film Awards
Lynne Ramsay's film You Were Never Really There, won Best Screenplay at the 2017 Cannes International Film Festival
Dario Marianelli won the 2017 Ivor Novello Award for Best Original Film Score for Kubo and the Two Strings
Martin Phipps won the 2017 Ivor Novello Award for Best TV Soundtrack for War and Peace
Sound Designer Steve Bond won the Best Sound Design award at the 2017 Audio Production Awards
Jannicke Mikklesen won the IMAGO Award for Technical Excellence at the 2017 International Cinematography Awards
Daisy Jacobs won first prize at the Rhode Island Internation Film Festival for her animation The Full Story (shared with Paloma Baeza's NFTS film Poles Apart)
Daisy's film The Full Story also won the Best Short Film award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival