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National Film and Television School Appoints Head of NFTS Wales

The National Film and Television School (@NFTSFilmTV) is delighted to announce it has appointed Judith Winnan, former Chair of RTS Cymru Wales as Head of NFTS Wales, its latest new national hub.

NFTS To Offer Industry First Virtual Production Course In Partnership With WarnerMedia

The National Film and Television School (@NFTSFilmTV) is to launch a brand new part-time certificate course to service the unprecedented demand for Virtual Production skills within the screen sector.

NFTS Cymru Wales Launches First Slate of Film and Television Courses With Special Guest, Director Euros Lyn

NFTS Cymru Wales (@NFTSCymruWales) in partnership with Creative Wales and BBC Cymru Wales, has marked the launch of its first slate of film and television courses with a Q&A event featuring special guest, acclaimed Welsh director Euros Lyn whose credits include Doctor Who, Sherlock and recent feature, Dream Horse.

Lights, Camera, Archive! NFTS Opens Vaults To 50 Years Of Film

As part of its 50th Anniversary celebrations throughout 2021, The National Film and Television School (@NFTSFilmTV) has collaborated with Google Arts & Culture to open the vaults of its extensive archive for the very first time, launching a new collection of over 200 digitised films and behind the scenes material.

BFI Southbank mark the 50th anniversary of the National Film and Television School with celebratory ‘NFTS at 50’ season

For half a century the National Film and Television School (NFTS) (@NFTSFilmTV) has trained some of the world’s best filmmakers. To celebrate the School’s 50th anniversary, BFI Southbank will be showcasing work from some of their best-known alumni with a celebratory ‘NFTS at 50’ season running from 1 September – 5 October, featuring seminal films by alumnus followed by Q&As with the directors.

NFTS and Pinewood Group Announce Partnership To Train The Next Generation Of Filmmakers In The UK

The National Film and Television School (@NFTSFilmTV), which is celebrating its landmark 50th anniversary in 2021, has unveiled an ambitious new partnership with Pinewood Group (@PinewoodStudios) to train the next generation of UK filmmakers, establishing a dedicated education and training centre within Screen Hub UK, Pinewood’s expansion development which will also include an international visitor experience and new film production facilities.

NFTS Graduates Class of 2021 and Enjoys Successful Showcase Week

The National Film and Television School (@NFTSFilmTV) Graduation Showcase, supported by BBC Studios is an annual celebration of the past 12 months of graduate productions. Produced and delivered during the pandemic, each and every project premiered is the result of sheer hard work and determination, made amidst challenging circumstances.

NFTS Announces Major New Education Partnership with BFI To Further Diversity and Inclusion Within the Industry

The National Film and Television School (@NFTSFilmTV) today (5 Feb) announces a major new partnership with the BFI to deliver a programme of activity that aims to increase access to world class industry education. The Early Stage Access and Diversity Accelerator Programme, which is supported by the BFI through National Lottery funding, will help to ensure the UK remains a world leader in the global entertainment industry, addressing the skills gap by widening access to learning opportunities and embedding diversity and inclusion at the heart of the venture.

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