LFS OPEN Coordinator
Prior to joining The London Film School, Amira spent most of her career immersed in the film festival world, working mostly in administration, programming and event production. She spent 5 years as the Delegate Services Manager with Hot Docs, where she oversaw the guest relations and registration departments, and coordinated logistics for all industry delegates. She’s been involved in the successful delivery of some of the biggest film festivals and events including the Toronto International Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers and the Cork Film Festival.
Whilst studying at university Gillian gained experience in the field of education, working during the summer at both Brunel University and for the Fiesta Summer Scheme. After graduating in English and Media Writing from the University of Derby, Gillian worked as an Events Assistant at the National Portrait Gallery.
Gillian then made a move back into higher education, working as an Assistant and then Administrator in the Law School at Birkbeck, University of London before arriving at the LFS in March 2015.
Prior to joining LFS, Greg graduated from the University of Westminster with a Bachelors of Music.
He then moved into timetabling and scheduling at the University of Middlesex, where he spent 4 years maintaining schedules for the School of Business as well as the Departments of Art and Design, Law and Science and Technology.
Student Services/IT Support
With a BA in Media & Cultural Studies and an MA in Filmmaking Chi has trained in various disciplines including Directing, Cinematography, Camera Operating and Editing as well as assisting in numerous film productions. He has also worked in various positions within Administration, including Recruitment, Market Research, Telecommunications and Insurance and Finance.
Nataliya joined The London Film School in 2014, working alongside the Financial Controller and providing comprehensive support in the financial running of the school.
After graduating from the State University in Ukraine, Nataliya moved to London in 1999 and started her carrier in finance in 2004.
Gaining her accounting qualifications in 2010, she worked in the financial sector before joining The London Film School.
From Sierra Leone, Umpha is a highly respected technician having worked at various top London cinemas including the former Oasis-owned Ritzy, The Prince Charles, The Gate, The Electric, also the Screen Cinema Group, and the London Film School where he currently works. Umpha is a Screentrade's technical advisor and chief troubleshooter, and amongst other things, writes 'From Beyond the Porthole', which offers projectionists valuable time and money saving tips.