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Fastnet Film Festival Inundated by London Film School Talent

  • Wednesday 16 May
  • 9:49am
  • fastnetfilmfestival

The tiny village of Schull (population 658), home to Fastnet Film Festival, one of Ireland’s most innovative and idiosyncratic short film festivals, will welcome a host of LFS students, staff and alumni next week as they take part in both the festival competition and its London Film School Showcase.

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LFS represented by a diverse and mainly female body of graduates

This year’s Cannes Film Festival launched amid a storm of protest and controversy this year as would only be fitting.

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Welcome to New Head of Camera at London Film School

London Film School welcomes Timo Heinänen F.S.C., cinematographer and previously a professor at Aalto University, Finland as Head of Camera.

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LFS ALUMNI AT THE EAST END FILM FESTIVAL

The tenth annual East End Film Festival begins today in east London. The festival, which celebrates both local and international rising talent, will run until the 29th of April and will screen three projects from LFS grads and alumni during its run. Those projects selected are Monica Santis' 'Hacia el Sol', Hero Mackenzie's 'Release', and Toby Wharton's 'Master of Ceremonies' - the last of which LFS graduate Laura Seward DP'ed.

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'AGAINST THE LAW' NOMINATED BY BAFTA TV AWARDS

Congratulations are in order once again; Matthew Button, LFS' Head of Production Design, had an exciting award show season last year, with several nominations for his work on the critically and commercially successful animated feature film 'Loving Vincent'. Yet again, Matthew's work takes centre stage in another well-received project. 

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'MASTER OF CEREMONIES' AT EAST END FILM FESTIVAL

This year marks the eighteenth annual East End Film Festival. The East London based festival celebrates homegrown UK talent, as well as, independent international projects. An LFS alumni collaboration, 'Master of Ceremonies', has been nominated for 'Best UK Short Award'. The film is writer-director Toby Wharton's first short film debut.

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AN INTERVIEW WITH ANIMATOR TIM ALLEN

Photos and interview conducted by Catherine Pearson

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PRESS RELEASE: GREG DYKE, THE NEW CHAIRMAN OF LONDON FILM SCHOOL

London Film School (LFS) is delighted to announce that its new Chairman will be Greg Dyke. He succeeds the renowned filmmaker, Mike Leigh, who steps down on 19 March 2018 after 18 years of service. Dyke will take up the role of Chair in April 2018. Dyke takes over the baton at a time of major change for the School, including plans to relocate from its present home in Covent Garden to London City Island (LCI). There, it will join the English National Ballet in one of the growing number of cultural hubs springing up in the East of London.

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BAFTA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN

Our UK Scholarship Programme is part of our charitable activity to support talented people at all stages of their career in film, games and television.

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