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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

04 Nov 2019

NFTS Students Flock To Out Of This World Farmageddon Preview and Q&A

Ahead of its recent UK cinema release, NFTS students were treated to an exclusive preview of A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon. This was followed by a Q&A with Co-Director and NFTS Directing Animation graduate, Richard Phelan – who has just been nominated for a British Independent Film Award (BIFA) for Best Debut Director.
04 Nov 2019

Last Remaining Places To Start In January 2020. Apply by 28 November!

Whether you’re working in the industry already or wanting to start a career, the NFTS teaches critical skills in a real studio environment.
04 Nov 2019

NFTS Students Attend MIPCOM in Cannes and Mingle with TV Stars Ant and Dec!

Second year NFTS Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition MA students recently attended MIPCOM in Cannes, the world’s biggest entertainment market.
31 Oct 2019

A Record 13 BIFA 2019 Nominations for NFTS Alumni

The week saw the prestigious BIFA 2019 nominations announced, with a record 13 named nominations for NFTS alumni. Hosted by British actors Naomi Ackie and Joe Cole at the Regent Street Cinema in London, NFTS graduates dominated many of the BIFA 2019 categories including: British Independent Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Debut Director, Best British Short Film, Cinematography, Editing, Visual Effects, Music, Production Design and Sound.
30 Oct 2019

Three NFTS Graduates Make BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2019 List

Three NFTS graduates have made the BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2019 list which was announced today (30 October 2019.)
21 Oct 2019

NFTS Grad Film Wins Bronze At The 2019 Student Oscars!

NFTS Graduation film, November 1st, written and directed by Directing Fiction 2019 Graduate Charlie Manton, took home a Bronze award at last week’s 2019 Student Academy Awards in Beverly Hills.
18 Oct 2019

Farmageddon Hits The NFTS As Shaun The Sheep Drops In!

A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon Co-Director and NFTS Graduate Richard Phelan returned to the School earlier this week for a Masterclass, treating students to a preview screening, insightful Q&A and chance to meet some of the puppets from the film which is released UK wide from Friday 18th October.
16 Oct 2019

Model Making Showcased At Inaugural ‘AccessNFTS’ Event

NFTS recently launched AccessNFTS, a national outreach programme sponsored by Universal Pictures International which has been designed to find, inform and inspire a new generation of film, TV and games talent. The very first event took place in Glasgow in early October and was a huge success! NFTS Head of Model Making John Lee headed up to BBC Scotland to showcase the unique work of his department over the last two years.
15 Oct 2019

Legendary Titles Designer Dan Perri Visits NFTS For Masterclass

Legendary titles designer Dan Perri visited the NFTS recently to give a masterclass to the whole School, particularly targeted to Motion Graphics and Titles students.
15 Oct 2019

Meabh O'Donovan Appointed Head of NFTS Leeds

Meabh O’Donovan has been appointed as the Head of NFTS Leeds. The NFTS announced in July that it would open a hub in Leeds following the successful launch of NFTS Scotland in Glasgow. NFTS Leeds is due to open in January 2020 with Meabh taking up her role at the beginning of December.