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Netflix docuseries ‘Naomi Osaka’ is refreshingly unique

25 August 2021
In her open letter for TIME magazine, the 23-year-old Women’s No.1 tennis player, Naomi Osaka, writes: “Athletes are humans”. This simple...

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Prepare for life at LFA

13 September 2021
Are you joining LFA this September on either our BA (Hons) Filmmaking, MA Screenwriting, MA Filmmaking or Filmmaking Diploma course? This one’s for you!    Getting ready...

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#BlackHistoryMonth Throughout October

01 October 2021
We believe that film is more than just a mode of entertainment, it’s a powerful tool that can be used to break down barriers, give a voice to marginalized or overlooked stories, and tackle important...

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‘Pride’ - A look back on #NationalComingOutDay

11 October 2021
Image credits © Pathé / 20th Century Fox  Matthew Warchus’ empowering and moving film from 2014 tells the true story of striking...

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Moonlight review 5 years on: Barry Jenkins’ triptych symphony

21 October 2021
Even if you haven’t seen Barry Jenkins’ sophomore feature ‘Moonlight’, you’ll probably be aware of the now legendary Academy Awards mix-up in 2016, that saw the gong for Best...

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Celebrating Black pioneers in the film industry

23 October 2021
Black creatives like Ava DuVernay and Steve McQueen have been celebrated for breaking records, as well as boundaries and barriers, in 21st century filmmaking. Did you...

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LFA Showcase 2021: Celebrating the achievements of our LFA Class of 2021!

10 December 2021
Our cheeks are still aching from all the smiling we did at our Showcase event two weeks ago! Image credits ©...

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BA (Hons) Filmmaking Graduates Film Festival Successes

16 May 2022
Our 2-year BA (Hons) Filmmaking is a practical, accelerated, and industry-focused course designed to arm you with the skills, knowledge...

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Best Opening Movie Scene LFA Staff Poll

31 March 2023
The LFA team are not just hard-working, passionate, and dedicated educators, filmmakers and coordinators, but also genuine film lovers; some...

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Life after LFA: Insights From Former Filmmaking Student Bence Berkes

20 June 2023
Aspiring filmmakers beginning their journey and embarking on a career in the industry require serious determination and vision. This is...

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Life after LFA: Graduate Susanna Newman's Guide to Becoming a Filmmaker

18 July 2023
Life after LFA shouldn’t be a prospect met with apprehension. Handing in final submissions and closing the laptop on two...

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Life After LFA: Subject Screening and Q&A with Co-Director Camilla Hall

08 January 2024
Arguably, one of the most uplifting developments in cinema over the past decade has been the growing appreciation for documentaries....

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12 Days of Festivities: A Guide for Students Away from Home

19 December 2023
As the festive season approaches, LFA knows that most of our international students will remain in London during December, with...

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LFA Hosts Renowned Actor, Writer and Director Alice Lowe for Exclusive Q&A

19 February 2024
LFA geared up for another unforgettable event, as we hosted the multi-talented actor, writer and director Alice Lowe. Alice gave an...

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Empowering Future Filmmakers: Insights from LFA's Alumni Graduate Panel & Networking Session

26 February 2024
Our event, welcoming the multi-talented actor, writer and director Alice Lowe didn't end there, as we invited students back for...

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Life After LFA: Graduate, Alex Chorley's Filmmaking Career Insights

04 March 2024

Now I’m in the industry I appreciate how similar the film projects at LFA are to working on a professional set and it impresses me how quickly everyone’s on the ball, knowing exactly what they’re doing and working together.

Alex Chorley

Transitioning from LFA into the industry shouldn't evoke apprehension. Instead, after two years of accelerated study, hard work...

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International Women's Day: Inspiring Inclusion with LFA's Co-Founders and Joint Principals Anna MacDonald and Daisy Gili

08 March 2024

The power of storytelling knows no bounds, and when we empower women to tell their stories, we empower the world.

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This International Women's Day we want to spotlight our Co-Founders and Joint Principals Anna MacDonald and Daisy Gili,...

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Life After LFA: Former Student Adam McHattie Offers Advice from Classrooms to Film Credits

08 April 2024

Immerse yourself in learning, whether through hands-on experience or seeking guidance from industry professionals. Embrace the journey, start from the bottom, and never stop learning.

Adam McHattie

Former LFA student Adam McHattie, now nearly two decades after completing his studies, reflects on his journey from...

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Life After LFA: A Journey into Film Editing with Alumni Philip Brereton

02 April 2024
We're diving into the inspiring journey of former LFA student Philip Brereton. Now, an accomplished Assistant Editor, with notable works...

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Empowering the Deaf Community in Film with MA Student Anna Haig

18 March 2024
This Sign Language Awareness Week LFA wants to recognise that the vast and expansive filmmaking landscape is one where minority...

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Life After LFA: Starting a Production Company with Alumni and Jacco Macacco Founders

20 March 2024
Meet Oscar and Gus, two passionate creatives and one-half of the production company Jacco Macacco. Founded while studying the BA (Hons)...

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