VARIETY NAMES LFS IN TOP FILM SCHOOLS LIST 2019

London Film School (LFS) has been listed in Variety's 'The Best Films Schools for 2019' Entertainment Education Report. 

This is the second time LFS has featured on the list, one of only two European film schools to be selected, casting a brilliant light across our three intensive master's degree programmes: MA FilmmakingMA Screenwriting and MA International Film Business.

Variety, on this global list: "Without the educators and programs in these pages, the voices of underserved youth will never be heard, and their visions will never change the world."

Gisli Snaer, Director of London Film School, said: 'We are thrilled that Variety has once again recognised LFS as one of the world’s leading film schools, with 2019 being another incredible year so far - our students continue winning awards on the film festival circuit, such as at the Berlinale, Cannes Cinéfondation, Clérmont Ferrand, Edinburgh, Iris Prize, London Critics’ Circle, Underwire and Uppsala.'

Film still from LFS graduate film Three Centimetres by Lara Zeidan

About London Film School (LFS)

LFS is located in the heart of London, where students create over 180 films annually. Our student body of roughly 220 develops its tremendous variety of individual voices through intensive master's degree programmes: MA FilmmakingMA Screenwriting and MA International Film Business.

Recent graduates include Koby Adom (Director of upcoming BBC Drama Noughts and Crosses, Screen Star of Tomorrow 2018, LODESTAR 2019), Lara Zeidan (Teddy and Iris Prize winner with graduate film Three Centimetres), Gonzalo Maza (writer of Oscar-winner A Fantastic Woman and Gloria Bell) and Franco Volpi (Nominated for a BAFTA and Student Academy Award for his grad film Sol de Agosto), all of whom follow in the footsteps of LFS grads and filmmaking giants such as Michael Mann (Heat, Collateral, Miami Vice, Public Enemies), Mike Leigh (Mr. Turner, Peterloo), Tak Fujimoto (Star Wars, Manchurian Candidate, Gladiator, Singles), Danny Huston (Children of MenX-Men: Origins, Stan and Ollie), Yorgos Mavropsardis (The Lobster), and many more listed here.

Find out more about any upcoming application deadlines here, or get in touch via admissions@lfs.org.uk / +44 (0)20 7836 9642.

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Film still from LFS graduate film Three Centimetres. Crew: Writer-Director, Lara Zeidan | Producer, John Giordano | Cinematographer: Pierfrancesco Cioffi | Editor: Emanuele Bonomi | Sound Recordist: Kateryna Zabulonska | Title Design: Dheeraj Malhan | Sound Editor: Emanuele Bonomi | Assistant Director: John Giordano | Camera Assistant: Joan Vicente Durà | Colourist: Pierfrancesco Cioffi.