Staff

Jonas Grimas

Module Leader and Term 2 Tutor

Jonas Grimås is a BAFTA winning director with over a hundred credits in high-end British and European television drama, short films and documentaries. Parallel to this, he has portrayed the process of painters, glass designers, musicians, conductors and other artists. When not teaching filmmaking at the London Film School he is making films.

Jonathan Mills

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. 

Karen Warnock

Sound Instructor/Equipment Manager

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.

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Katrina Rodier

Executive Assistant

Katrina joins the London Film School as an executive assistant. Katrina has an international background and grew up in six countries before arriving in England to study Drama and Events Management at university. In her spare time, Katrina enjoys creative writing, exploring new cities, and volunteering at a North London cemetery. A self-confessed cinephile, Katrina has collected cinema tickets since 2001, and has a penchant for the horror genre.  

Laurence Turner

Registry Administrator

Prior to joining LFS Laurence has extensive experience as Duty Manager at The Cameo Cinema in Edinburgh and is well versed in film education having studied Film Studies at the University of Sussex and achieved his professional certificate in Music Supervision from Berklee College of Music.

Laurence Waplington

Production Coordinator

Laurie Waplington is the part-time Production Coordinator at LFS. Outside of LFS, he freelances in a variety of functions including videography, writing, producing and editing. He also writes, directs and produces short films and documentaries in his own time. He speaks Mandarin, is trying (failing) to learn French and is an utter nerd for all things film, technology and politics.

Lawrie Gaut

Media Asset Assistant

Lee Miles

Camera Equipment Manager

Lily Marks

Academic Programme Coordinator

Lily joins LFS from the Royal Academy of Dance, where she worked in partnership with the Jack Petchey Foundation to grant thousands of London state school students’ free access to dance classes. Since graduating in Directing from Bournemouth Film School and training as a contemporary dancer, Lily has made various experimental dance films and continues to explore dance as a form of screen storytelling outside of work. Lily is driven by film industries potential to support and inspire people of all backgrounds and ability and sees her position as Programme Coordinator as an opportunity support the positive evolution of the film industry. 

Lucy Kaye

Module Leader and Term 3 Tutor

Lucy Kaye is an award-winning documentary filmmaker based in London.  She graduated from the National Film and Television school in 2009 and since has worked for the BBC, Channel 4, Vice, The Guardian with subjects ranging from PTSD to Horse Whispering. Her First Cut film for Ch4 received critical acclaim and she was awarded the prestigious Pears Short Film Award for her film Memory Songs.  

Her passion lie’s in making creative, character-driven films that can have a universal appeal. She is currently finishing a PhD in Documentary film practise, the feature film from which was selected for the UK Competition at Sheffield Doc Fest 2020.

She has worked in higher education for over 7 years and has been a Visiting Lecturer at University of London Goldsmiths, University College London, Royal Holloway and the University of Exeter.

Manos Ioannou

Lecturer - Editing

Margaret Glover

Production Manager/Senior Lecturer (Production)

Margaret Glover holds an MFA in Dramaturgy & Dramatic Criticism from the Yale School of Drama. From work in regional theatres on the East Coast of the US, Margaret moved into UK television, where she script edited and produced a range of programming, including award-winning adaptations and children’s series. From September 2008 through April 2013, Margaret oversaw the development, production and delivery of all Term 6 films. Prior to that she was a visiting lecturer in screenwriting on both the MA Filmmaking and Screenwriting courses at LFS. She has co-written several screenplays with directors in the UK, Europe and India, including Shadows in the Sun, which won best screenplay at Houston Worldfest in 2009. Margaret looks forward to maintaining her links with LFS as she pursues her own projects.

Melissa Izzet

Marketing Coordinator

Moshe Nitzani

Head of IT

Nesta Morgan

Senior Lecturer - Production Design

Nesta Morgan is an experienced set designer and art director who graduated in interior design, and further studied TV design at Chelsea School of Art which led to her gaining an award from BBC Visions 2000 for Commended New Production designer. Her early art department roles include that of Portrait Artist for the NFT screenplay adaptation of The Merchant of Venice, directed by Trevor Nunn at Pinewood studios, Assistant Art Director on several TV comedy productions such as The Sketch Show, directed by Richard Boden, with further art director and production designer roles on short and feature films, and music video. Nesta has developed her art works in film through storyboarding, practical paintings and painting on set, she enjoys engaging in the design development and portrayal of story through film and media production, and her sketchbooks bring added dimension to film life and real life character events.

Nesta is an experienced tutor of interior design in further and higher education and sees teaching and mentoring as an integral part of her practice.

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