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Children In Need's Pudsey and Tess Catch Up With Gromit During Filming At NFTS

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

Behind the Scenes at NFTS: Directing & Producing Television Entertainment – Making Celebrity Cage

NFTS Awards Over £900,000 in Scholarships and Bursaries During 2020

24 Nov 2020

NFTS Curating MA Introduces Inaugural Online Season: Quiet Revolutions

Each year, final year MA students of the NFTS Film Studies MA are asked to conceptualise, research and organise a curatorial project. This year, with cinemas, distributors and festivals all feeling the impact of the pandemic, the course has quickly adapted to an online screening approach with the first project, Quiet Revolutions, a captivating celebration of female Costa Rican filmmakers, screening from 4-6 December. Book your free seat for this unmissable season now!
23 Nov 2020

Careers In A Post-Covid Climate: What Will the Marketing and Distribution Landscape Look Like When I Graduate?

Are you interested in the Marketing and Distribution MA but concerned about how recent events are affecting the film, television and games industries, and what your career prospects will be at the end of the course? Head of the MA, Debbie Rowland, will host an info session on Tuesday 1 December at 5.30pm about how the course has successfully navigated the COVID climate, what the current students are up to, and how she believes the landscape will look for students graduating in the next couple of years. Join us!
18 Nov 2020

NFTS:DEV - Welcome To Our Virtual Games Expo

Welcome to our booth at the first ever virtual NFTS games expo NFTS:DEVS! Since our Games Design MA second year students were unable to showcase their eagerly anticipated games at annual events like EGX and Develop: Brighton, we are previewing them here on the NFTS blog and across our social channels instead.
16 Nov 2020

NFTS Announces New National Hub in Wales in Partnership with BBC Cymru Wales and Creative Wales

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has today announced it is to establish a new national hub in Wales in partnership with BBC Cymru Wales and Creative Wales.
13 Nov 2020

NFTS Documentary Miss Curvy Wins at Grierson British Documentary Awards

NFTS graduation documentary, Miss Curvy has won the 2020 Grierson All3Media Best Student Documentary Award, marking the seventh time NFTS graduates have won the All3Media Best Student Documentary Award since the category started back in 2011.
12 Nov 2020

Children In Need's Pudsey and Tess Catch Up With Gromit During Filming At NFTS

The NFTS welcomed national treasure and icon Pudsey Bear as he visited the School with a small BBC crew to film pre-recorded items for Children in Need.
07 Nov 2020

NFTS Remembers Former Director of the School One Year On and Announces First Recipient of Nik Powell Scholarship

Nik Powell was a passionate supporter of new filmmakers and voices and on the first anniversary of his passing, the NFTS is pleased to announce the inaugural recipient of the Nik Powell Scholarship.
06 Nov 2020

Covid-19 Update: November 2020

Following the new national restrictions introduced in the UK from 5th November, as a higher education institution, the NFTS will remain open to our students to allow their studies to continue. We understand that recent applicants and those thinking about applying for a January 2021 start will have a lot of questions about how the School will operate during this secondary lockdown and into the new term. Read on to find out more.
06 Nov 2020

NFTS Awards Over £900,000 in Scholarships and Bursaries During 2020

Throughout 2020, the NFTS has awarded over £900,000 of scholarship and bursary funding to students studying our MA and diploma courses. We remain as committed as we’ve always been to attracting a pipeline of the UK’s most promising and diverse television and film makers, no matter their background or financial circumstance.
05 Nov 2020

Behind the Scenes at NFTS: Directing & Producing Television Entertainment – Making Celebrity Cage

Out latest behind the scenes at the NFTS blog piece features current Directing & Producing Television Entertainment student Matthew Bibby and recent graduate Nelson Asare. They talk us through their collaboration on the glitz and glam of their summer project, a glitter-tastic pilot titled Celebrity Cage, developed and filmed during the pandemic.