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The NFTS Officially Awarded Dolby Atmos® Certification

Key Industry Figures Attend Third Diverse Directors Showcase

#NFTS Stories: "I must be one of the few people in the world that can honestly say they love their job!"

Screen Yorkshire and NFTS Announce First Industry Recognised Craft Certificates For Film and TV

01 Jul 2019

NFTS Grad Animation Wins 2019 Mclaren Award for Best New Animation at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Huge congratulations to recent NFTS Directing Animation graduate, Fokion Xenos whose graduation film, Heatwave has won the 2019 ‘Mclaren Award for Best New Animation’ at the Edinburgh international Film Festival.
28 Jun 2019

NFTS Associate Director Alex Garland Shares insights with students

Alex Garland, the NFTS Associate Director and award-winning screenwriter and director of Ex Machina and Annihilation spent the morning at the School sharing some of his insights with current students.
26 Jun 2019

UK Film, Television & Games Industry Turn Out in Force to Raise Funds at 2019 NFTS Gala Celebrating Great British Producers

The UK film, television and games industries turned out in force last night at the National Film and Television School’s annual fundraising Gala, which took place at Old Billingsgate in London and was sponsored by Ingenious.
26 Jun 2019

#NFTS Stories: “I actually got the job on Series 3 of Love Island because of my NFTS Grad Show, Against All Odds.”

Welcome to our latest NFTS story, a series of blogs featuring our alumni talking about where they were before they came to the School and where they are now (follow the series by using the #NFTSStories hashtag across Twitter and Instagram). Jamie Minty graduated from the Directing and Producing Television Entertainment MA in 2017 and is now a researcher on a range of programmes including the hugely popular Love Island.
26 Jun 2019

#NFTSStories: NFTS Factual Grad Discusses Her Journey from NFTS to Development AP

Welcome to our latest NFTS story, a series of blogs featuring our alumni talking about where they were before they came to the School and where they are now (follow the series by using the #NFTSStories hashtag across Twitter and Instagram). Elizabeth Kantor graduated from the part-time NFTS Factual Development and Production Diploma in 2017 and is now a Development AP in the Economist’s documentary films unit.
21 Jun 2019

BIFA winning writer-director Peter Strickland talks killer dresses and being open to spontaneity at NFTS Masterclass

NFTS students were treated to a preview of Peter Strickland’s latest film, In Fabric, followed by a Q&A with the award-winning writer-director. 
19 Jun 2019

#NFTS Stories: “My time at the NFTS without a doubt had a crucial part to play in my current career.”

Welcome to our latest NFTS story, a series of blogs featuring our alumni talking about where they were before they came to the School and where they are now (follow the series by using the #NFTSStories hashtag across Twitter and Instagram). Toni Adepegba graduated from the NFTS Cameras for Television Production Diploma in 2016 and has been working at Sky ever since.
17 Jun 2019

NFTS Location Sound Recording Alumni credited on hit film and TV series from Mission Impossible: Fallout to Black Mirror

NFTS Location Sound Recording for Film and TV diploma alumni are working across a range of exciting blockbuster movies and hit TV shows from Mission Impossible: Fallout to Stan and Ollie and Ready Player One.
17 Jun 2019

#NFTSStories: NFTS Creative Business Grad Discusses How the Course Helped Her Bring Her ‘Tinder for Movie Trailers’ App to Market!

Welcome to our latest NFTS story, a series of blogs featuring our alumni talking about where they were before they came to the School and where they are now (follow the series by using the #NFTSStories hashtag across Twitter and Instagram). Victoria Thomas graduated from the Creative Business for Entrepreneurs and Executives course in 2016 and has since received funding from Creative Europe to launch a mobile app, Cues described as Tinder for movie trailers!
17 Jun 2019

NFTS Graphics Student Creates Udderly Amazing Glastonbury Infographic!

NFTS Motion Graphics and Titles Diploma student, Ellie Rimell has created a moo-verllous infographic and tribute to the cows who live at Worthy Farm, the site of the famous Glastonbury festival, which takes place from the 26th to the 30th June this year. We caught up with her to find out why she chose to focus on the bovine residents for her project.