NFTS appoints new director

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Dr Jon Wardle has been appointed as the new director of the NFTS. Currently deputy director, he will succeed Nik Powell who has led the school for the past 14 years. Prior to joining the NFTS, Wardle worked for 10 years at Bournemouth University, has worked as a consultant for Creative Skillset, and has developed courses for companies including Aardman, Sony Computers Entertainment Europe and the BBC. He leads the residential BFI Film Academy Talent Campus and is on the Royal Television Society Education Committee. To read more, click here.