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GRADUATE FILM FILIPIÑANA BY RAFAEL MANUEL WINS SILVER BEAR AT 70th BERLINALE

London Film School was delighted this weekend to hear that LFS student, Rafael Manuel, had won the Silver Bear at the Berlinale Film Festival for the Short Film Jury Prize with his LFS graduation film, Filipiñana!

Director of LFS, Gisli Snaer, said: “We are all tremendously proud of Rafael and the entire Filipiñana crew for producing such a stunning, unique film. Each and every one of them richly deserved to be nominated and win this prestigious award.”

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HONORARY ASSOCIATES OF LFS: SIR ALAN PARKER CBE, GURINDER CHADHA OBE

The London Film School, the UK’s longest-standing institution for nurturing filmmaking talent in the UK has announced prolific Director/Writer/Producer Sir Alan William Parker CBE and Gurinder Chadha OBE as Honorary Associates of LFS. The accolade was awarded and presented by Chairman of the School, Greg Dyke at BFI Southbank, with Lord David Puttnam accepting on behalf of Sir Alan Parker OBE.

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LFS Graduation Film Competes for Golden Bear at Berlinale Shorts

London Film School is thrilled to announce that Rafael Mendoza’s graduation film Filipiñana will premiere at Berlinale Shorts 2020.

No fewer than 24 short films from 18 countries will compete for the Golden Bear for Best Short Film. A key achievement amidst thousands of entries!

Many congratulations to the crew of LFS students and graduates of Filipiñana: Writer-Director Rafael Mendoza, DoP Xenia Guenther, AD Naomi Poltier-Mutal, AC Shyam Manjuvil, Gaffer Eng Teck Ng, Editor and Producer, Rafael. Production Designer Andrea Vigoni.

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LFS DECEMBER ROUND-UP: STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

During the month of December, great news from across the festival circuit came in, including some exciting appearances in the Sundance Film Festival programme.

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