Originally from Singapore, Chai worked extensively in the arts and media industries before coming to the UK to do a postgraduate programme in festival producing and management in Edinburgh. She then worked in Higher Education in Glasgow, and went and lived in Vietnam before arriving in London in 2010. Chai has worked with various Christian charities since coming to London. She is pleased to be working in a creative environment again, having joined LFS in April 2019, providing administrative support to the CEO, Gisli Snaer, and COO, Dan Lawson.
British-born Chi Yu graduated from London Film School with an MA in Filmmaking, where he trained in Directing, Cinematography, Camera Operating, Producing and Editing as well as assisting across numerous film productions. He has worked in various fields as a freelance videographer, teaching assistant and in administration for various organisations.
Marketing and Events Manager
Dan’s marketing and events background is rooted in a love for writing and the impact of art on reframing people’s lives. He has worked for charities, universities and creative agencies across London and Bristol, as well as London’s oldest bookshop, Hatchards.
Alongside this, Dan has volunteered with Human Rights Watch to promote their London Film Festivals, and is currently breaking into the world of film and literary criticism while working on his own short stories.
Academic Programme Administrator
Senior Lecturer Camera Department
Dom Kersey is a very experienced Director of Photography who has been working in the industry for 36 years. Starting at BBC film dept at Ealing Film studios working on major film Dramas such as ‘Bleak House’ he left to go Freelance and worked on many high-profile music promos and Commercials. He has shot Tv Drama for Channel 4, BBC and ITV children’s series ‘Bookaboo’ which won two Bafta awards. Currently, he is continuing to work on commercials and developing a new Drama series/Film with independent production company ‘Lonesome Pine Productions’.
Term 2 Tutor
Dominic began his career in theatre and radio as a sound designer and composer. Working with BBC radio drama in London he completed score and sound design for Othello, Les Misérables and other more experimental plays. After completing the sound design MA at the NFTS, he started working as a sound editor and sound designer for film including drama, documentary and animation projects. Many of the films he has worked on have won multiple national and international awards.
Term 5 Tutor
Library, Film Archive and Festivals Manager
Ater Art college and a spell in the Theatre, Ginny began her film library career at an eclectic Soviet film archive in Highbury Corner. She has experience of many varied film archive collections and libraries, working with legacy formats, discovering, preserving and accessioning many fascinating archive films along the way. After a major project cataloguing the Central Office of Information Footage File Collection, she has worked on the WellcomeFilm digitisation project, at various commercial boutique libraries and also in a freelance capacity as Film Archivist at the Wellcome Trust.
Prior to joining LFS, Greg graduated from the University of Westminster with a Bachelors of Music.
He then moved into timetabling and scheduling at the University of Middlesex, where he spent 4 years maintaining schedules for the School of Business as well as the Departments of Art and Design, Law and Science and Technology.
Instructor/Technician - Editing
Administrative Support Officer
Jennifer is our Administrative Support Officer for students and looks after our front of house at Shelton Street. Alongside front of house, Jennifer is also our HR Coordinator providing effective and efficient support to all members of staff.
Loves empanadas and prefers being called Jen.
Head of Screenwriting
Jonathan Hourigan is a graduate of Oxford University and the National Film and Television School. He was assistant to Robert Bresson on L'Argent and is a writer, director, script consultant and teacher.
Student Recruitment Manager
Jonathan joins the London Film School with over seven years’ experience in Marketing and Student Recruitment for both the Further and Higher Education sectors in Scotland. As a Graduate of Edinburgh Napier University in MSc Marketing, Jonathan recently spent six years working for his alma mater in Student Recruitment Officer roles most notably, for the EU and Home Postgraduate markets.
Senior Technician - Sound
Before joining the London Film School Karen was a freelance Sound Editor working on feature films, TV dramas and documentaries in South Africa and the UK. Member of the Association of Motion Picture Sound AMPS.