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NFTS, Entertainment Partners establish partnership

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has announced a partnership with Entertainment Partners (EP) which sees the entertainment payroll and production technology company join as a prominent new Patron of the School to nurture the next generation of creative talent. For over 46 years, Entertainment Partners has supplied software and insights to the film […]

October 5, 2023

NFTS, Left Bank Pictures launch UK writers development programme

In a concerted effort to promote a more inclusive and diverse British film and television industry, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) has announce the launch of a new UK writers development programme, in partnership with Left Bank Pictures.  Kicking off from March 2024, the newly formed NFTS Diverse Writers Development Programme will select […]

October 2, 2023

C4, BBC launch Freelancer Support Programme

Channel 4 and the BBC have announced plans for a new, two-week online programme to support the freelance community, delivered in partnership with the National Film and Television School (NFTS). Kicking off in October, the free programme will include masterclasses, workshops, training and wellbeing sessions for the UK’s scripted and unscripted freelance production community. It […]

August 22, 2023

S4C, NFTS Cymru Wales announce writers scheme

S4C and the National Film and Television School (NFTS) have announced details of a brand-new screenwriting course which is designed to help writers develop their cinematic voice in the Welsh language. The six-month O’r Sgript i’r Sinema course, funded by Creative Wales, will allow participants to hone their writing skills for the big screen – from the initial concept through to […]

March 9, 2023

Channel 4, NFTS agree new partnership

Channel 4 and the National Film and Television School (NFTS) have announced a new three-year partnership to provide practical training and development for the independent production sector across the Nations and Regions. Over the next three years, this partnership will develop and deliver a range of free face-to-face and online training sessions targeting specific industry […]

February 9, 2023

NFTS given Degree awarding powers

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is delighted to have been granted full Degree Awarding Powers (DAPs), a significant landmark achievement which acknowledges the exceptionally high standard of training offered by the NFTS as it continues to lead the way in providing skilled talent for the creative industries.  Degree Awarding Powers were granted by […]

December 14, 2022

MPs to probe NFTs, Blockchain

The UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee is to hold an inquiry into the operation, risks, and benefits of NFTs and the wider Blockchain. MPs are expected to consider whether NFT investors, especially vulnerable speculators, are put at risk by the market. The inquiry may also look into the wider benefits […]

November 7, 2022By Colin Mann

NFTS, Disney parther on Disney Imagine UK incubator programme

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has joined forces with Disney to launch Disney Imagine UK, a brand new ten month short film incubator programme. With a focus on building a more inclusive film and television industry, Disney and the NFTS, one of the world’s leading film schools, are searching for six UK based […]

September 29, 2022

Study: NFTs convey zero IP ownership

According to digital asset and blockchain specialist Galaxy Digital, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) convey exactly zero ownership rights for the underlying artwork to their token holders. In a detailed report, A Survey of NFT Licenses: Facts & Fictions, the company explains the difference between terms of service, usage licences, and intellectual property (copyright) ownership. It examines […]

August 24, 2022

Forecast: NFT transactions to reach 40m by 2027

A study from Juniper Research has found that the global number of NFT (Non-fungible Token) transactions will rise from 24 million in 2022 to 40 million by 2027. This is based on its medium scenario for adoption, with brands leveraging the metaverse to boost digital growth. It cautioned that although NFTs present a new channel […]

August 23, 2022