Winning Sundance, selling yourself, and distinct cinematic voices: an interview with producer Olivier Kaempfer
Olivier is in that enviable position of being part of the establishment whilst still retaining an edge. BAFTA-nominated, Sundance-winning, and the executive director of one of the most important film funds in the UK, Microwave, he’s one of the best people you could hope to talk to about time management as well as the state of British cinema.
We are pleased to announce that the Leverhulme Trust has awarded the London Film School a grant for Leverhulme Arts Scholarships. These awards will be available for the terms starting in September 2019.
Our final Berlinale Talent, Joshua Magor, grew up in South Africa and graduated from London Film School in 2017 with the feature film ‘We Are Thankful’, which had its world premiere at Locarno and was recently awarded Best Performance at Slamdance. He spoke to us about the profound experience of making this film in his home country, why he chose LFS, and why you should never be afraid of failure.
Sophie McVeigh: What was your journey like from growing up in South Africa to coming to London Film School?
London: February 4 2019: The London Film School, the UK’s longest-standing institution for nurturing filmmaking talent in the UK, has announced Academy Award™ winning director Asif Kapadia as an Honorary Associate of the Academy.
Ginevra Elkann's 6th term (C.150) graduation film "VADO A MESA" has been accepted for screening at the Venice Film Festival in September.
PAULA HUIDOBRO C.140 was DOP on a short film "WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON" Director: Alonso Mayo which has just won a Gold Medal in the "Narrative Category" at the 32nd Annual Student Academy Awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, California, USA.
Paula at the moment is specialising in cinematography at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.
Tempus Fugit awarded now in Australia!
The film just obtained
'Best International Feature Film' Award
at the 2005 Down Under International Film Festival,
in Darwin, Australia...
Special Mention to Best Actor (Xavi Mira),
2nd Place Audience Award,
17 Comedy Film Festival of Peñíscola, Spain;
Steven won the BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD at THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in May for a film he was Director of Photography on called "DO YOU LIKE CHINESE?".
Steven has also just finished his sixth feature film on HD with another ex-student director Tania Meneguzzi C.143.