How to Get Into NFTS, the #1 International Film School: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions Department (Part 2)

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Exclusively for our Supporting Members, this is the second part of our 2 hour interview with the NFTS Admissions team.

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How to Get Into NFTS, the #1 International Film School: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions Department (Part 1)

How to Get Into NFTS, the #1 International Film School: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions Department (Part 1)

There is no other film school in the United Kingdom more notable than the National Film and Television School (NFTS), an institution renowned for producing high-profile industry players and Oscar winners since 1971. Based in Beaconsfield, a short 25 minute train journey from central London...

How can students best prepare for the short workshops during the application process?


Jen Warwick
If a candidate has a successful interview, they'll learn a bit about the short workshop for their course. If they ace the initial interview and the panel invites them to attend the short workshop, they'll receive much more information about the requirements.

We also hold our course-specific open days where we cover how to prepare for the interview portion and the general idea of what to expect in a short workshop.

Emily Gash
That's right. On our open days, the heads of departments touch upon how to prepare for short workshops. Cinematography, Post-production, Editing, Sound Design, Composing, Documentary, Production Design — quite a few courses have them.

Mirinda Dawkins
To underscore what Emily said, the ethos of NFTS is...
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Thanks so much for sharing this interview! I actually joined the virtual open day early March so some of these things I already knew but it's still nice to get some extra inside information! I'll be putting in my application somewhere at the end of this month, fingers crossed!
 

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