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Atlantic Founder and LFS' first student, Rex Tasker, paid tribute to by National Film Board of Canada


July 27, 2018 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is paying tribute to its Atlantic founder, Rex Tasker, who died on July 24 at his home in Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia.

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LFS Showcase at Sarajevo Film Festival

Three London Film School students, along with tutor Richard Kwietniowski, are set to represent London Film School with a showcase of their graduation films at the Sarajevo Film Festival this August.

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Koby Adom Wins London Calling Plus and John Brabourne Award

Koby Adom, who was born on the Ivory Coast and grew up in London, graduated from London Film School in 2016 with the critically acclaimed ‘House Girl’, set in Accra, Ghana, where his family comes from. When we last spoke to Koby at the end of 2017, he had just been selected for funding by Film London’s highly competitive London Calling Plus scheme to make his next short, ‘Haircut’. Now he’s floating on air after winning the London Calling Plus Award, selected by legendary Director of the final four ‘Harry Potter’ films and ‘Fantastic Beasts’, David Yates.

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Five LFS Grads Selected for Palm Springs, the US’s Biggest Short Film Festival

North America’s biggest short film festival, the Palm Springs International ShortFest, takes place this month, with three recent LFS graduation films selected and two alumni screening their work:

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LFS Stories: An interview with Creative Skillset Editor Trainee Louisa Hawkins

Creative Skillset's Trainee Finder has helped place trainees on UK Feature Films, Children's TV and High-End TV Drama across the UK. Some of the great work trainees have found through the initiative have included roles on ‘Wonder Woman’, ‘Jurassic World’, ‘God's Own Country’, ‘Breathe’ and ‘Lady Macbeth’, and on High-End TV Dramas such as ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Peaky Blinders’ and ‘Poldark’.