Press Releases

12 Oct 2020

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

The BBC and the NFTS have struck a new three year deal to support emerging talent. The deal includes a newly developed scholarship scheme which will enable up to 20 diverse students to benefit from the high quality of teaching at the NFTS and strengthen the off-screen diversity talent pipeline.
06 Oct 2020

BFI London Film Festival and StoryFutures Academy Announce New XR Commission 'Laika' From Asif Kapadia

As part of BFI London Film Festival’s new immersive programme LFF Expanded, the LFF and StoryFutures Academy today announce an exciting new XR commission, LAIKA, directed by the Academy Award and BAFTA winning Asif Kapadia.
15 Sep 2020

How The NFTS Successfully Returned To Production With COVID-Safe Shoots

With the NFTS one of the first studios in the UK to re-start filming, students were returning to a very different world on set.
05 Aug 2020

First UK-Canadian Co-Production Programme for Immersive Storytelling Launches

Call for UK and Canadian artists, filmmakers and creators to become future leaders in immersive storytelling backed by funding support
16 Jul 2020

NFTS Launches Pioneering New Course in Partnership with WarnerMedia/HBO Access & Netflix

The NFTS announces a new part time blended learning course, for those looking to develop their career within Post Production Supervision in partnership with WarnerMedia/HBOAccess and Netflix.
15 Jun 2020

Channel 4 and NFTS Team Up To Offer Four Week Series Of Online Masterclasses and Training Sessions

Channel 4 and the National Film and Television School (NFTS) have teamed up to run a four-week series of masterclasses and training sessions for independent production companies and freelancers based in the Nations and Regions.
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.
02 Mar 2020

UK’s First Centre of Screen Excellence Launches in Leeds

Screen Yorkshire, The National Film and Television School (NFTS), ScreenSkills and the BFI launched the UK’s first Centre of Screen Excellence: Yorkshire (CoSE:Y) in Leeds on Friday 28th February with special guest, BAFTA Award winning writer and NFTS Honorary Fellow, Sally Wainwright. The event, which took place at Archive, Prime Studios in Leeds, marked a major milestone in the nationwide drive to develop and support thriving and representative screen industry centres outside of London and the South East.
02 Mar 2020

NFTS Awards Sally Wainwright and Working Title Films Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner with Honorary Fellowships

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) Board of Governors is delighted to bestow three new Honorary Fellowships for 2020 with the prestigious accolades awarded to BAFTA award-winning writer and director Sally Wainwright and Working Title Films founders Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner.
28 Feb 2020

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Tells NFTS Graduation Students During 2020 Showcase: "There's Never Been a Better Time to Graduate!"

The NFTS took over Picturehouse Central in Soho this week for 3 exciting days of packed out screenings and networking at the NFTS Graduation Showcase 2020 culminating with an electric Graduation Ceremony.