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Financial Support for studying at LFS

  • Thursday 21 March
  • 2:58pm
  • filmmaking studies at LFS

The deadline for MA Filmmaking and MA Screenwriting September programmes are rapidly coming, and we want to make sure that every student can attend, no matter their financial situation. At LFS, you'll have access to an internationally renowned film industry network in the heart of London, taught craft excellence, and the ability to put sought-after credits to your name. Scholarships and bursaries are available to UK and EU/EEA students, highlighted below and Federal Funding is available to American students.

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Killed By My Debt wins at RTS: Congrats to tutor Matt Button and graduates

We'd like to wish a heart congratulations to tutor Matt Button, Head of Production Design at London Film School, who, alongside three graduates, won Best Single Drama at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards!

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Monthly Roundup: Emerging LFS talent to watch out for

It has been a busy month for our students and graduates on the film festival circuit! Below is a selection of the many screenings and nominations in the UK and beyond. 

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"It's all about voice!" An interview with up-and-coming screenwriter Kaamil Shah

Recently, we were thrilled to announce that alumnus Kaamil Shah (MA Screenwriting 2018) was selected for Series Mania, a week-long TV series writing workshop in Lille, France in March 2019, in collaboration with Paris College of Art. (Click here to read the announcement.) Kaamil graduated from LFS ready to make waves in the industry, and the achievements he's had since graduating are astounding.
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MA Screenwriting Alumni Selected for Series Mania and Canneseries

Screenwriters embrace the world through words. Championing unique viewpoints, diverse stories and provocative conversations, screenwriters are changing and challenging the film landscape today. 'From script to screen' starts with the script, and we're proud to say that these scriptwriters' journeys have started at Covent Garden.

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Female representation and ‘strong women’ paradox with LFS Honorary Associate and 2019 BAFTA winner for Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema, Elizabeth Karlsen

At a time when much of the conversation in the film industry revolves around gender parity and representation of women on the world’s top film sets, Elizabeth Karlsen is one of the industry’s mavericks whose views on the subject might offer some insight. The multi-award-winning producer’s most recent films Colette and Carol are illustrative of the type of stories that can win critics and audiences while giving women’s narratives centre stage. She is currently a Patron of the Women’s Film and Television Network.

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Winning Sundance, selling yourself, and distinct cinematic voices: an interview with producer Olivier Kaempfer

Olivier is in that enviable position of being part of the establishment whilst still retaining an edge. BAFTA-nominated, Sundance-winning, and the executive director of one of the most important film funds in the UK, Microwave, he’s one of the best people you could hope to talk to about time management as well as the state of British cinema.

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Scholarships Available For MA Screenwriting and MA Filmmaking Degrees

We are pleased to announce that the Leverhulme Trust has awarded the London Film School a grant for Leverhulme Arts Scholarships. These awards will be available for the terms starting in September 2019.  

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Berlinale Talent Series: “Cinema is possible anywhere, and by proxy, anything is possible”

Our final Berlinale Talent, Joshua Magor, grew up in South Africa and graduated from London Film School in 2017 with the feature film ‘We Are Thankful’, which had its world premiere at Locarno and was recently awarded Best Performance at Slamdance. He spoke to us about the profound experience of making this film in his home country, why he chose LFS, and why you should never be afraid of failure.

Sophie McVeigh: What was your journey like from growing up in South Africa to coming to London Film School?

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London: February 4 2019: The London Film School, the UK’s longest-standing institution for nurturing filmmaking talent in the UK, has announced Academy Award™ winning director Asif Kapadia as an Honorary Associate of the Academy.