Places available for September 2022/January 2023
Create your future in the film, television and games industry with a hands-on vocational course at the National Film and Television School (NFTS). Offering over 30 MA, Diploma and Certificate courses with world class tuition, extensive facilities and unparalleled links to the industry, the NFTS will equip you with everything you need to bring your ideas to life.
The last few places are available for courses starting in September 2022 and January 2023, with generous scholarships and bursaries available for UK students on full time courses.
About the NFTS
First established in 1971, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) has evolved to become a leading global institution, developing some of Britain and the world’s top creative talent. It is widely acknowledged to be the top school of its kind in the UK and one of the best internationally. In 2018, the NFTS was awarded both the BAFTA for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema and the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.
With a graduate employment rate over 90%, the NFTS runs more behind-the-camera courses than any other film school in the world, as well as numerous short courses. These include core craft areas such as directing and cinematography, in addition to specialisms including games design and development, script supervision and production accounting. Supported by key industry partnerships, students benefit from world class tuition, top facilities and an outstanding programme of exclusive Masterclasses.
All courses are designed to equip students with the essential skills needed to make an impact in the film, television and games industries as soon as they graduate.
Award Winning Alumni
NFTS alumni have gone on to win 13 Oscars, 145 BAFTAs and 70 Emmys with graduates including; Oscar winning cinematographer Roger Deakins (1917), Laurie Nunn, creator of global Netflix hit Sex Education, award winning writer/director Joanna Hogg (The Souvenir), award winning writer/director Shola Amoo (The Last Tree), BAFTA winning director David Yates (Harry Potter), BAFTA winning director Lynne Ramsay (You Were Never Really Here), Oscar winning animator Nick Park (Wallace and Gromit) and Oscar winning composer Dario Marianelli.
Scholarships and Bursaries
The NFTS awards more scholarships and bursaries to British students, relative to the size of our student body, than almost any other educational institution in the UK.
The NFTS is committed to ensuring it is open to students of genuine ability, no matter what their background or financial circumstances. As an institution that develops the next generation of creative talent, we feel a special responsibility to ensure our creative industries reflect the full diversity of our country. So if you have the talent and the commitment, we want to give you the opportunity to fulfil your potential.
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Department / School information and available programmes:
- Assistant Camera (Focus Pulling and Loading) - PgDip
- Assistant Directing and Floor Managing - PgDip
- Cameras for Television Production - PgDip
- Cameras, Sound and Vision Mixing for Television Production - PgDip
- Character Animation - PgCert
- Cinematography - MA
- Composing for Film and Television - MA
- Creative Business - MA
- Directing and Producing Science and Natural History - MA
- Directing and Producing Television Entertainment - MA
- Directing Animation - MA
- Directing Commercials - PgDip
- Directing Documentary - MA
- Directing Fiction - MA
- Editing - MA
- Factual Development and Production - PgDip
- Film Studies: Programming and Curation - MA
- Games Design and Development - MA
- Graphics & Titles for Television & Film - PGDip
- Location Management for Film and TV Production - PgCert
- Location Sound Recording for Film and Television - PgDip
- Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition - MA
- Model Making for Animation - PGDip
- Motion Graphics and Titles - PgDip
- NFTS Certificate in Filmmaking
- Post Production Supervision
- Producing - MA
- Producing Your First Feature - PgCert
- Production Accounting for Film and Television - PgDip
- Production Design - MA
- Production Management for Film and Television - PgDip
- Screenwriting - MA
- Script Development - PgDip
- Script Supervision and Continuity for Film and Television - PgCert
- Sound Design for Film and Television - MA
- Sound for Television Production - PgDip
- Sports Production - PgDip
- TV Drama: Creating The Bible - PgCert
- Vision Mixing for Television Production - PgDip
- Visual Effects - MA
- Writing and Producing Comedy - PgDip