London Film School Director, Gisli Snaer, steps down

Tuesday 8th March 2022

Gisli Snaer, CEO of London Film School to step down.

The London Film School today announces that Gisli Snaer, the CEO is to step down at the end of May this year.

The LFS Chair, Greg Dyke said “I would like to pay tribute to Gisli and all he has achieved in his six years at the school, the last three as director. In particular the Board thanked him for his success in leading the school through the very difficult Covid years.”

Gisli said: "After six incredible years, I feel that now is the right time for me to step down and invite a new Director to join this extraordinary school. I'm immensely proud of our LFS community and what we have achieved since I joined the school. I will look back with great pride at my time here as an immensely valuable period of my life, and I'm confident that the school will continue to go from strength to strength under new leadership."

The Board of Governor will immediately commence the process to recruit a successor.



The London Film School is internationally celebrated as a top international film school with an envious alumni body spanning the globe. Based in Covent Garden, it is a dynamic and intensive film environment that creates global networks for life and shapes the industry. 

LFS runs three MA degree courses, one PhD and a raft of short courses for 320 full-time students from over 30 countries.

London Film School is a non-profit educational charity.