Press Releases

14 Nov 2019

The NFTS Officially Awarded Dolby Atmos® Certification

The NFTS is officially among the only film schools in the UK and Europe to be awarded Dolby Atmos® certification. Work was recently completed on the School’s 150 seater Oswald Morris Cinema and main Dubbing Theatre, with both now boasting the ultimate in cutting edge technology.
13 Nov 2019

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

Screen Yorkshire and the National Film and Television School (NFTS) today announce five new training courses that will provide students with the first industry-recognised UK craft certificates for film and TV.
10 Oct 2019

NFTS Students to Showcase Graduation Games at EGX 2019

The countdown is on! Second year Games Design and Development MA students from NFTS will showcase their graduation games at EGX 2019 from 17-20 October at ExCel in London.
26 Sep 2019

NFTS Launches National Outreach Programme ‘AccessNFTS’

NFTS launches AccessNFTS, a national outreach programme which is designed to find, inform and inspire a new generation of film, TV and games talent.
02 Sep 2019

Over 130 Alumni Credits at the 2019 BFI London Film Festival

NFTS Alumni have over 130 credits on films screening as part of this year’s BFI London Film Festival including the European Premieres of ‘Saint Maud’ and ‘Calm with Horses’ directed by NFTS alumni Rose Glass and Nick Rowland which are competing in the Best Film and Best First Feature categories.
22 Jul 2019

National Film and Television School to Open Hub in Leeds

NFTS announces it is to open a hub in Leeds following the successful opening of NFTS Scotland, which is based in Glasgow. NFTS Leeds is part of the School’s ongoing strategy to support the growth of film and television production outside London and is supported by NFTS Platinum Partner, Channel 4 whose new HQ is to be based in the city as well as ITV, who also have a production base in the City, BFI, Screen Yorkshire and ScreenSkills.
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.
04 Jun 2019

StoryFutures Academy Partners with Maze Theory to Train Writers to Write for VR Including Opportunity to Work on Peaky Blinders VR Experience

StoryFutures Academy, the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling jointly run by the National Film and Television School (NFTS) and Royal Holloway, University of London, announces a partnership with innovative VR studio, Maze Theory to train writers in the art of writing for VR and to provide an opportunity for one writer to work with them on their upcoming Peaky Blinders VR experience, which is due for release in 2020.
10 May 2019

Successful First Year for Glasgow Based Film, Television and Games School Hub, NFTS Scotland

NFTS reports that NFTS Scotland, its new hub based at BBC Scotland in Glasgow has had a successful first year with over 22 courses completed and over 170 course participants, half of which have received bursary-supported places. Course participants are expected to grow to over 400 per year once NFTS Scotland is running at full capacity.
26 Apr 2019

Participants announced for 2019 Inside Pictures programme

The National Film and TV School (NFTS) today announces the participants selected for Inside Pictures 2019, its prestigious business training and leadership skills development programme. The scheme is open to applicants from around the world who demonstrate a firm commitment to the European film industry.