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!

BBC Three's hard-hitting drama Killed By My Debt has previousl won two Broadcast Awards for Best Multichannel Programme and Best Single DramaThe TV film is available to watch for one month on BBC iPlayer here. 

Killed By My Debt (2018)

A hard-hitting docudrama about 19-year-old Jerome Rogers, who finds himself under crushing debt and eventually takes his own life as a consequence. LFS Graduates who also worked on the crew include:

  • Anna Bouwman - Camera Department
  • Nia Fausset - Art Department
  • Lorenzo Nero - MFX/Visual FX

“If you haven’t seen it yet, you should. You won’t find it easy, at times it’s pretty much impossible; it gnaws at your stomach and your conscience. But it’s important because of what it says about what’s going on out there. Killed By My Debt should be played, on a loop, in the offices of Camden council and every other local authority that outsources its debt collection to bailiffs.” Sam Wollaston, The Guardian

About Matt Button

Matt has worked on a range of Oscar, Golden Globes, BAFTA, RTS and Art Directors Guild nominated films. Notable works include nominations for mini-series Our World War, 2017's first ever fully hand-painted animated feature Loving Vincent, and feature film Damascus CoverFilmography includes:

  • TV movie Killed By My Debt
  • Channel 4 reality TV SAS Wins
  • Films 28 Days Later, The World Is Not Enough, The Last Legion, Doghouse, Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Loving Vincent (2017) 
  • Documentary Horizon, The Story of Science
  • TV series Silent Witness, Our World War

As Head of Production Design, all MA Filmmaking students learn directly from Matt, instilling the best in modern practice through craft.

To learn more about the MA Filmmaking programme, click here. 

Application deadlines for September 2019 are: 20 May 2019 (International) and 3 June (UK, EU, EEA). 

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