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London Film School Appoints COO, Dan Lawson

  • Wednesday 12 September
  • 1:40pm
  • New leadership role at London Film School

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London Film School Appoints COO, Dan Lawson

LFS expands Executive Team, appoints Dan Lawson to a new senior leadership role.

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Dhruv Tripathi’s Grad Film at Moscow’s International Short FF

Good luck to Dhruv Tripathi and crew for the grad film '10x10ft'! The short has won Best Screenplay at the Moscow Shorts International Short Film Festival and will compete at the Moscow Shorts’ Annual Gala, held in Moscow, 2019. 

Dhruv: “We want to thank everyone who helped and supported us in making this film. Hopefully, there's a lot more to come!”

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London Film School featured as Guest Academy at Sarajevo Film Festival 2018

Three London Film School (LFS) students, along with tutor Richard Kwietniowski, represented London Film School with a showcase of their graduation films at the Sarajevo Film Festival this August.

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Lucca Nappa wins at Rhode Island IFF with Grad Film ‘Warriors of Sanità’

After winning the Special Award – Rai cinema Channel Giffoni at the Giffoni Film Festival 2018, Luca Nappa’s grad film ‘Warriors of Sanità’ wins the Grand Prize: Voyages of Discovery at Flickers, the Rhode Island International Film Festival 2018.

Many congratulations to Luca and the crew!

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Netflix Cricket and Corruption Drama: Selection Day by Director & LFS Workshops tutor Udayan Prasad

We're excited to hear about Udayan Prasad's latest project: Prasad is the director and executive producer on 'Selection Day', the second of Netflix's India Original Series. Set in present-day Mumbai, the series is based on the novel of the same name by Man Booker Prize-winning author Aravind Adiga.

'Selection Day' is being produced by Anand Tucker and Sharon Maguire's company Seven Stories and Anil Kapoor Film and Communication Network Pvt Ltd.

About Udayan Prasad

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Graduate film 'Sol de Agosto', by Franco Volpi, in finals of 2018 Student Academy Awards

Congratulations to Franco Volpi and crew on making it into the finals of the 2018 Student Academy Awards with his grad film 'Sol de Agosto'!!

The 2018 Student Academy Awards received 1,582 films this year, 'Sol de Agosto' is one of 39 films to advance and one of seven in the International Narrative category. The grad film is making its rounds on the film festival circuit.

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In Honour of LFS Honorary Associate, Colin Tucker

LFS announces Honorary Associate and ex-tutor Colin Tucker has passed away on 6 August 2018.

Gisli Snaer, Director of LFS: “On behalf of all of us here at LFS, it is with great sadness that I deliver today the heart-breaking news of the death of a colleague and friend, Colin Tucker. Colin made many great contributions to the School and his work will not soon be forgotten. He will be very missed.”

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LFS Alumna Fateme Ahmadi's 'Bitter Sea' commissioned by London Calling

Many congratulations to graduate Fateme Ahmadi, cast and crew on ‘Bitter Sea’, a commissioned short as part of the London Calling Scheme.

‘Bitter Sea’ is a short film by writer-director Fateme Ahmadi (Berlinale Talent 2017) and produced by Emma Parsons (Touching The Void, Captive), starring ADA Condeescu (‘If I Want to Whistle’, ‘I Whistle’, ‘Loverboy’).

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Atlantic Founder and LFS' first student, Rex Tasker, paid tribute to by National Film Board of Canada

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July 27, 2018 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is paying tribute to its Atlantic founder, Rex Tasker, who died on July 24 at his home in Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia.

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LFS Showcase at Sarajevo Film Festival

Three London Film School students, along with tutor Richard Kwietniowski, are set to represent London Film School with a showcase of their graduation films at the Sarajevo Film Festival this August.

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