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NFTS Announces Anti-Racism Commitment

Four NFTS Alumni To Become Members Of The Academy

Behind the Scenes on NFTS Directing Animation MA: “If You Really Want Something, Work Hard and You Can Make It Happen.”

#NFTSStories: "You Learn a Lot About The Process and Where Your Talents Might Be Best Applied"

11 May 2020

NFTS Once Again Named as Top Five Animation School in the World

The NFTS has once again been named one of the top five animation schools in the world in this year’s Animation Career Review 2020 School Rankings list.
07 May 2020

Participants Announced For 2020 Inside Pictures Programme with BBC Films Rose Garnett as Ambassador

The National Film and TV School today announces the participants selected for Inside Pictures 2020, its prestigious business training and leadership skills development programme.
05 May 2020

Watch: Calm with Horses Q&A Featuring NFTS Graduates Nick Rowland and Joe Murtagh

For the first time since taking all our Masterclasses online, the NFTS has made this Q&A with the writer and director of Calm with Horses, NFTS graduates Nick Rowland and Joe Murtagh available to watch!
04 May 2020

Three NFTS Directing Documentary Grad Films Selected For Two Prestigious Film Festivals! 

Lola, directed by Miranda Carter-Watson has been selected by HotDocs and Isle of Us directed by Laura Wadha and Miss Curvy directed by Ghada Eldemellawy have been nominated for Best Student Film at the One World Media Awards.
29 Apr 2020

Access NFTS: Re-Working Our National Outreach Scheme

With coronavirus altering how the world will operate over the coming weeks and months, we have re-worked our national outreach programme, AccessNFTS.
21 Apr 2020

NFTS Only UK Film School Listed in Variety's Top Film Schools Report 2020

The NFTS is thrilled to have secured a place within Variety’s Top Film Schools Entertainment Education Impact Report 2020, the only UK film School included in the listing and one of only ten from outside the US!
07 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Update

While the Covid-19 pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on education across the UK and globally, here at the NFTS we want to ensure we are keeping prospective students informed and supported.
03 Apr 2020

Incredible Virtual Masterclasses Boost Spirits of Quarantined NFTS Students

To help boost the spirits of our students during the coranavirus pandemic, the NFTS has drafted in top talent including David Fincher, Sally Wainwright, Sam Mendes, Ricky Gervais, Jesse Armstrong and Edgar Wright to deliver a range of incredible Virtual Masterclasses!
02 Apr 2020

Students Enjoy Gripping Screening of Rattlesnakes and Q&A from Writer/Director Julius Amedume

Writer/Director Julius Amedume graduated from the NFTS Directing Fiction course in 2010 and recently we welcomed him back to the School for a Masterclass.
31 Mar 2020

Model Making Students Reveal Incredible New Puppet Creations!

Each year the NFTS Model Making students create their own brilliantly original stop frame animation puppets as one of their modules on the one year full-time Model Making Diploma.