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Lucca Nappa wins at Rhode Island IFF with Grad Film ‘Warriors of Sanità’

After winning the Special Award – Rai cinema Channel Giffoni at the Giffoni Film Festival 2018, Luca Nappa’s grad film ‘Warriors of Sanità’ wins the Grand Prize: Voyages of Discovery at Flickers, the Rhode Island International Film Festival 2018.

Many congratulations to Luca and the crew!

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Netflix Cricket and Corruption Drama: Selection Day by Director & LFS Workshops tutor Udayan Prasad

We're excited to hear about Udayan Prasad's latest project: Prasad is the director and executive producer on 'Selection Day', the second of Netflix's India Original Series. Set in present-day Mumbai, the series is based on the novel of the same name by Man Booker Prize-winning author Aravind Adiga.

'Selection Day' is being produced by Anand Tucker and Sharon Maguire's company Seven Stories and Anil Kapoor Film and Communication Network Pvt Ltd.

About Udayan Prasad

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Graduate film 'Sol de Agosto', by Franco Volpi, in finals of 2018 Student Academy Awards

Congratulations to Franco Volpi and crew on making it into the finals of the 2018 Student Academy Awards with his grad film 'Sol de Agosto'!!

The 2018 Student Academy Awards received 1,582 films this year, 'Sol de Agosto' is one of 39 films to advance and one of seven in the International Narrative category. The grad film is making its rounds on the film festival circuit.

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In Honour of LFS Honorary Associate, Colin Tucker

LFS announces Honorary Associate and ex-tutor Colin Tucker has passed away on 6 August 2018.

Gisli Snaer, Director of LFS: “On behalf of all of us here at LFS, it is with great sadness that I deliver today the heart-breaking news of the death of a colleague and friend, Colin Tucker. Colin made many great contributions to the School and his work will not soon be forgotten. He will be very missed.”

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LFS Alumna Fateme Ahmadi's 'Bitter Sea' commissioned by London Calling

Many congratulations to graduate Fateme Ahmadi, cast and crew on ‘Bitter Sea’, a commissioned short as part of the London Calling Scheme.

‘Bitter Sea’ is a short film by writer-director Fateme Ahmadi (Berlinale Talent 2017) and produced by Emma Parsons (Touching The Void, Captive), starring ADA Condeescu (‘If I Want to Whistle’, ‘I Whistle’, ‘Loverboy’).

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