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  STUDENT BLOG: Nicolo Gallio blogs about Filmmaking Foundation
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: Student films win at Lions 5th International Short Film Competition
 
  ON TV: In the Cities on Channel 4
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: Filmmaking Certificate Film 'Surprise' selected for LiFF Showcase!
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: Certificate Graduate shoots Zain Telecom commercial!
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: 'Hijabi Girls' documentary recognised internationally!
 
  IN THE PRESS: The Upcoming
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: 'Interference' Festival Successes
 
  FESTIVAL SUCCESS: Eve at 6th Nashik Film Festival
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: Filmmaking Diploma Graduate on Ridley Scott's 'Exodus'!
 
  COMPETITION: Win a 1-Day Screenwriting Course!!
 
  IN THE PRESS: 'Les Touristes' in the newspaper!
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: Filmmaking Diploma Graduate on John Woo set.
 
  STAFF SUCCESS: "The Girl in a Bubble" screened in New York and Santa Monica!
 
  IN THE PRESS: Filmland Empire
 
  IN THE PRESS: First ladies of film-making
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: 'Stuffed with Love' wins Audience Award and Best Student Film at 48hr Film Project!
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: 'Working Late' selected for Castellinaria Film Festival!
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: Filmmaking Foundation graduate's film at London Film Festival!
 
  STAFF SUCCESS: Staff Nominated for BAFTAS 2013: 'I Am Nasrine' and 'The Curse'
 
  GRADUATE SUCCESS: Danielle Bennett is 2nd AD of Emmy award winning Downton Abbey
 
 
 

London Film Academy is a film school that operates like a production company, fuelled by experienced filmmakers who are passionate to be passing on their knowledge and expertise.

Our tailored, practical and intensive training is designed to emulate the hard-working reality of the film and TV industry, as well as provide opportunities, choice, collaboration and progression for everyone we work with.

Find your voice in a collaborative and nurturing environment

From intensive specialist workshops designed to help you brush up and expand your filmmaking skills, to full-time, highly detailed, practical programmes that enhance your filmmaking experience and credentials.  View list of courses

 

Highly practical courses designed to help you establish, enhance, research, understand and reflect on your filmmaking interests. Diplomas include: FILMMAKING,  SCREENWRITINGWRITER-DIRECTOR

 

Multi-disciplinary, hands-on course, in which you gain an appreciation of your peers’ roles, thus enabling you to become an informed and responsible filmmaker. Diplomas include: FILMMAKING

 

Specialised courses in a wide variety of filmmaking disciplines, ranging from 1-day entry-level training, to 6-week practical documentary programmes. View list of courses

 

LFA is a not-for-profit organisation - we do it for the love of it.

Take a look at our courses, read our graduate stories, find out what others say about LFA and why choose LFA, visit us at our open house events or simply get in touch for some tailored advice - if you have a head for film we look forward to hearing from you. 

Why choose London Film Academy?

  • collaborative, friendly and inclusive learning environment in which talent and creativity is nurtured
  • university progression routes – Filmmaking Diploma is recognised by Anglia Ruskin University for progression with credit transfer onto MA Film and Television Production; or University of Hertfordshire for progression onto third year BA Hons Film and Television / MA Film and Television, depending on previous experience
  • university progression routes – Screenwriting Diploma is recognised by Anglia Ruskin for progression with credit transfer onto MA Creative Writing; or University of Hertfordshire for progression onto MA Creative Writing
  • course recognition – Writer-Director Diploma has been awarded with the Creative Skillset Tick, which qualifies courses best suited to prepare for a career in the Creative Industries
  • professional production equipment - shooting films on S16mm film & current digital high-end formats with location sound recording

  • working with award-winning filmmakers
  • casting professional actors 
  • extensive network of professional contacts and exclusive job placements through ClubPanico@LFA
    • LFA students receive a complimentary membership of Club Panico which helps current students and graduates to: find work, expand their industry contacts, support independent productions, participate in exclusive club events

    • Club patrons include: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Ben Kingsley ('Time Bandits', 'The Life of Brian', 'Gandhi', 'Twelve Monkeys', 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' and 'Schindler's List').

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Thanks to the professionalism of the staff and the film industry tutors the LFA stands on its own feet. The Arri 16mm cameras, sound recording and lighting equipment available to students to make their films is the same kit as used on countless movies that are shot all over the world.
Robin Vidgeon BSC, LFA Tutor

 

The LFA has established its credibility with industry professionals. This is the right place for motivated and enthusiastic filmmakers who want to develop their skills.
Sandy Lieberson, former
Chairman Film London

 

It's so full of original and imaginative work [graduation screenings], it is like a production company of its own…truly, I have never seen such a programme of terrific movies.
Nicolas Roeg ("Don't Look Now", "Walkabout")

 

LFA is a much needed addition to training for an industry that needs all the talent and skills it can get.
Lord Puttnam
BAFTA Fellowship