MA Filmmaking graduate Franco Volpi's grad film has had a very exciting run, from a Student Oscar finalist and Student BAFTA shortlist to 26 festivals around the world, including Palm Springs, Max Ophüls, and Sao Paolo. This number continues to increase, as Sol de Agosto has been selected for the highly respected Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019!
"I have the right to live my life"
LFS CONNECTS is a series of industry and alumni focused events, connecting London Film School to the surrounding filmmaking community, showcasing programmes and opportunities in London and beyond, and celebrating our extensive alumni achievements. With varying events and discussions happening throughout the term, LFS Connects provides a well-rounded film education.
Canneseries Series | Greg Simmons "TV is taking things to another level in terms of deep level storytelling"
April saw the return of Canneseries, the major annual TV festival running alongside Cannes. Within the Festival ran Canneseries Institute, a series writing residency which welcomed eight international students to Cannes, from March 5 to April 11, 2019. Two such students proudly came from London Film School – MA Screenwriting grads Greg Simmons and Päivi Kotro-Brenner.
A cult classic sci-fi horror film for the ages, George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead (1968) has always been known for its strong noir feel, locations and influential design. For the first time ever, this instrumental piece of cinema is being adapted for the UK theatre. But how does one re-create these singular scenes on the stage? Our Head of Production Design Matthew Button spoke with theatre Director Benji Sperring and Producer Katy Lipson about the challenges of translation between spaces
PRESS RELEASE - LONDON, 25.03.2019
London Film School is now a registered higher education provider with the Office for Students (OfS)
London Film School (LFS) is proud to announce that we have been accepted onto the OfS Register of English higher education providers. This means the School meets the OfS requirements for academic standards, course quality, student support, and student protection.
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.
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!
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.