Point of View: Nurturing Talent

LEARNING BY DOING As the National Film and Television School celebrates its 50th anniversary, NFTS director Jon Wardle, reflects on the evolution of the School’s training offerings and the learning philosophy at its core. It’s been 50 years since the NFTS first opened its doors in Beaconsfield with our first intake of 23 students and … Read more

Sir Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC

CREATIVE FORCE If Sir Roger Deakins’ career was a screenplay, it would have all the thrills and wow factor of a sure-fire hit movie. Now a knighthood can be added into a narrative already infused with originality, ingenuity, and award-winning creations. The master craftsman shares his valuable insight and discusses filmmaking highlights, creative influences, and … Read more

Chernobyl’s Jakob Ihre FSF wins NFTS ‘Sue Gibson Cinematography’ Award

Cinematographer Jakob Ihre FSF has won the 3rd Annual Sue Gibson Cinematography Award for his work on the HBO miniseries ‘Chernobyl’. The award recognises a member of NFTS Cinematography Alumni who has advanced the profession of Cinematography in a significant way. Sue Gibson, who sadly passed away in 2016, was herself an award-winning NFTS alumna … Read more

Oscar Winner Roger Deakins Receives 2nd Annual Sue Gibson BSC Cinematography Award

NFTS Alumnus Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC (Blade Runner 2049, Skyfall, Sicario) came to the school to receive the second annual ‘Sue Gibson Cinematography Award’ and to deliver a masterclass to a packed audience of NFTS Alumni and guests from the industry, including sponsors ARRI and ARRI Rental and the British Society of Cinematographers. Roger … Read more

NFTS Announces Inaugural Winner of ‘The Sue Gibson BSC Cinematography Award’

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has announced that Charlotte Bruus Christensen is the inaugural winner of ‘The Sue Gibson BSC, Cinematography Award.’ The award recognises a member of NFTS Cinematography Alumni who has advanced the profession of Cinematography in a significant way. Sue Gibson, who sadly passed away last year, was herself an … Read more

Appointments At NFTS and CTBF

NFTS appoints Dr John Wardle as new director The National Film & Television School has announced that Dr Jon Wardle will become the new director of the school from August 2017. He succeeds Nik Powell who has been director since September 2003. Wardle will become the fifth director in the school’s 46-year history. The school’s … Read more

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