David Fincher, Sam Mendes Among Top Talent Giving Online Masterclasses for NFTS

  • Variety
David Fincher, Sam Mendes Among Top Talent Giving Online Masterclasses for NFTS
Like so many schools around the world, the U.K.’s renowned National Film and Television School (NFTS) has closed its doors and moved to online learning amid a nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

To help deliver its curriculum, the NFTS has drafted in top talent including David Fincher, Sam Mendes, Ricky Gervais, Jesse Armstrong and Edgar Wright to give masterclasses via Zoom webinars to students.

Four days after moving to online learning, BAFTA-winning writer-director Sally Wainwright was online and delivering the Nfts’ very first masterclass. Wainwright talked through her writing and directing process across both the BAFTA-winning “Last Tango in Halifax” and BBC One period drama “Gentleman Jack.”

Nfts students then logged into Zoom in their hundreds for David Fincher’s masterclass, in which he provided insights into the filmmaking process of his best known titles including “The Social Network,” “Gone Girl,” “Zodiac,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Panic Room” and “House of Cards.
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