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
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.”
Many congratulations to graduate Fateme Ahmadi, cast and crew on ‘Bitter Sea’, a commissioned short as part of the London Calling Scheme.
‘Bitter Sea’ is a short film by writer-director Fateme Ahmadi (Berlinale Talent 2017) and produced by Emma Parsons (Touching The Void, Captive), starring ADA Condeescu (‘If I Want to Whistle’, ‘I Whistle’, ‘Loverboy’).
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.
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.