- Monday 23 October
Screenwriter Katie Golden has made it through to the final five in the Screenwriting Comedy Feature Film Script category at the prestigious Austin Film Festival, which begins on Wednesday October 25th.
Katie, who is originally from Ohio but currently lives in Los Angeles, graduated from the LFS Screenwriting program this summer. She entered her feature film script Walking on The Moon - a comedy about a group of out-of-work actors who are hired to fake the moon landings - which she wrote as part of her MA at LFS.
The Academy-qualifying Uppsala International Film Festival takes place next weekend, with an amazing four LFS graduation films screening in the International Competition.
Filmmakers Victoria Romero, TJ Collanto, Justin Spray and Andrea Niada will take their films to the prestigious seven-day event in Uppsala, Sweden, from the 23rd-29th October, which also qualifies them for BAFTA nominations.
Copa-Loca, the sun-drenched short film by London Film School alumnus Christos Massalas, continues its phenomenal run of success with a nomination for Best European Short Film in the European Film Awards 2017.
The film tells the story of Copa-Loca, an abandoned Greek summer resort. Paulina is the girl at the heart of Copa-Loca. “Everyone cares for her and she cares about everyone – in every possible way.”
Maria Balduzzi’s graduation film WOLVES will be screening at The Iris Prize Festival this week, in competition for Best British Short. The Iris Prize is a six-day celebration of LGBT films which takes place in Cardiff, Wales.
LFS alumnus Andrea Niada’s graduation film HOME EDUCATION continues its reign of terror with an official selection for The Winchester Short Film Festival’s Best British Short, not to mention screenings at Fantasia Festival in July, the 30th Dragon Con and the 11th Sacramento Horror Film Fest in September.
London Film School has strong showing of current and former graduates at the LFF | The BFI Film Festival runs from 4th to 15th October
London Film School continues a strong year on the festival circuit with seven films by students and alumni featuring in the BFI 2017 London Film Festival- opening next week.
Congratulations to Joshua & LFS team! Last night they won the production award at Encounters’ NAHEMI for the visually stunning ZAIRE!
Jane Roscoe, director of London Film School, leaves at the end of this term to take up an exciting new opportunity after a busy three years. The LFS Board congratulates Jane on her new appointment as Professor, Pro-Vice Chancellor, and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education at UWE (University of the West of England) where she will start in September.
LFS took to Cannes once again this year, returning to the festival where two years ago alumnus Simon Mesa Sota took the Palme d’Or for his graduation film Leidi. As well as hosting a breakfast with thought leaders in the post-production industry, exploring ways the film school can best prepare graduates for new workflows and emerging forms and formats, we spent much of our time promoting the work of our students to producers, commissioners and sales agents, all on the lookout for new talent.