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Female representation and ‘strong women’ paradox with LFS Honorary Associate and 2019 BAFTA winner for Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema, Elizabeth Karlsen
At a time when much of the conversation in the film industry revolves around gender parity and representation of women on the world’s top film sets, Elizabeth Karlsen is one of the industry’s mavericks whose views on the subject might offer some insight. The multi-award-winning producer’s most recent films Colette and Carol are illustrative of the type of stories that can win critics and audiences while giving women’s narratives centre stage. She is currently a Patron of the Women’s Film and Television Network.
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.
Three London Film School (LFS) students, along with tutor Richard Kwietniowski, represented London Film School with a showcase of their graduation films at the Sarajevo Film Festival this August.
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!
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.
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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.
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.”