The National Film and Television School is accepting applications for a new two-year MA programme in Games Design and Development starting in January 2012. The NFTS is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and over these past decades has developed an unrivalled track record in producing multiple Oscar and Bafta-winning graduates in film, television, animation and vfx. Games Design and Development students will be able to learn alongside their peers in film directing, production, television entertainment, cinematography, SFX/VFX, digital post production, sound design, music composition, animation and various other specialisms, benefiting from cross-disciplinary engagement in the school's state of the art film, television and digital production studios.
The NFTS is forging and strengthening links with the 'great and the good' of the UK games industry, and will be bringing in worldwide creative and technical talent as visiting tutors, mentors and instructors on this unique advanced-level course. The School has a long tradition of bringing in inspirational creative leaders from all areas of moving image media practice to deliver cross-disciplinary masterclasses to students of all specialisms. The first in a series of Games related masterclasses was delivered by Eidos Life President Ian Livingstone as a preview to the rest of the School of the calibre of expertise that will be contributing to the course.
Information about how to apply is available at www.nfts.co.uk. Applications for 2012 close in just under two weeks on 27 October. Students from the UK and overseas with undergraduate qualifications or equivalent industry experience are invited to submit portfolios, demos and written evidence via email or post before the deadline and are welcome to contact the Registry or the games department with any questions.
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