Canneseries Series | Päivi Kotro-Brenner "To learn about series, we need to read scripts, dissect structure, and understand theme"
April saw the return of Canneseries, the major annual TV festival running alongside Cannes. Within the Festival ran Canneseries Institute, a series writing residency which welcomed eight international students to Cannes, from March 5 to April 11, 2019. Two such students proudly came from London Film School – MA Screenwriting grads Greg Simmons and Päivi Kotro-Brenner.
London Film School was voted in Variety's Entertainment Education Report: The Best Films Schools for 2019.
This highly respected digital and print publication, established for 113 years, focuses on business analysis and insights of the entertainment industries, included London Film School for the second time around.
There are more ways than ever before to stay engaged with LFS, and as summer approaches, we are delighted to announce a series of events taking place on campus across the Spring Term, including our LFS CONNECTS series, MA Screenwriting Open Evening and MA Filmmaking Campus Tours.
Many congratulations to MA Filmmaking graduates Fateme Ahmadi (2012) and Koby Adom (2016), revealed as part of Film London's inaugural list of Lodestars, honouring the bright futures of 25 innovative filmmakers and craftspeople from across the capital! Read the article on the Evening Standard Insider here. The winners are all individuals from F
Enric's feature "TEMPUS FUGIT" has just been awarded twice in the USA. He says
awarded in San Francisco and Houston!
Last week the San Francisco International Film Festival awarded
Tempus Fugit the Golden Gate Award to Best Narrative
for Televisión, Long Format.
The award was given by a panel that chose amongst
200 TV Movies and TV series from all over the world.
Meanwhile, in Houston, Texas, the Worldfest conceded
Tempus Fugit the Special Jury Prize.
This awards must be added to...
Our Chairman, Mike Leigh, has been honoured for Distinguished Services to the Arts by the Critics' Circle at a special lunch held at the Chelsea Arts Club. This announcement in THE STAGE newspaper goes on to say "The film director and playwright was presented with his award by vice-president John Marriott and president Mike Dixon. Past winners have included Ian McKellen, Harold Pinter and David Lean.
His best known stage play "ABIGAIL'S PARTY", recently revived at Hampstead Theatre. He is currently writing his first play for 11 years, to be presented at the National Theatre."
Martin Stitt - Course 143 - is pleased to announce that his first feature entitled "NINE DAYS OF HELL" - "our homage to Roger Corman, the King of low budget film making, is having its world premiere at the Fearless Tales Genre Festival in San Francisco. Screening alongside titles such as 'REX STEELE : Nazi Smasher' and 'Teenage Bikini Vampires' - which gives you a flavour for the festival!"
For more information please check out the website http://www.fearlesstales.com/site/
"COMMENDED" & "TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT" CERTIFICATES AWARDED TO "SOLO AT THE LEARNING ON SCREEN AWARDS 2005
"SOLO" Written and directed by Marina Simoes, Cinematographer Shu-Hao Chu, Editor Carlos Armella has won a Commended Certificate Award in the category Student Production sponsored by JVC Professional and Technical Achievement Award for Sound and Lighting at the Learning on Screen Awards 2005, held in Bradford at the National Museum for Photography, Film and Television on Monday, 21st March. The certificate is signed by Clive Izard, Chairman of the Society for Screen-Based Learning and Murray Weston, Director, British Universities Film & Video Council.
Chrissy, our Librarian/Festival Co-ordinator, etc. has been presented with a Certificate and Paperweight Award by the Student Film Forum Foundation at their 2nd International Students Festival of Film Art, Balchik -2004, Bulgaria, 25.9.2004. For the way she presented LFS student work to the festival and the Certificate reads "Award for Best Represented Academy Within The Festival Programme".