VARIETY NAMES LFS IN TOP FILM SCHOOLS LIST 2019

 

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.

Variety says the following about this 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, says: '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 as 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.' 

London Film School is located in the heart of London, where students create over 180 films annually with a student body of about 220 students. 

LFS students develop their voice on intensive masters degree programmes such as the MA Filmmaking and MA Screenwriting.

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) who 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 Men,  X-Men: Origins, Stan and Ollie), Yorgos Mavropsardis (The Lobster) and many more listed here.

 

To learn more about the MA Filmmaking programme, click here and the MA Screenwriting programme, click here. 

Application deadlines for September 2019 are 20 May 2019 (International) and 15 July (UK, EU, EEA). 

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Photo Credit: Film still from LFS graduate film Three Centimetres by Lara ZeidanLFS Crew: 

Writer-Director: Zeidan, Lara

Producer: Giordano, John

Cinematographer: Cioffi, Pierfrancesco

Editor: Bonomi, Emanuele

Sound Recordist: Zabulonska, Kateryna

Title Design: Malhan, Dheeraj

Sound Editor: Bonomi, Emanuele

Assistant Director: Giordano, John

Camera Assistant: Vicente Durà, Joan

Colourist: Cioffi, Pierfrancesco