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The London Film School

Central London offers LFS students access to many informal film and media groups, events and opportunities, and the school often hosts events in collaboration with like-minded film organisations. Social events run throughout each term and include cultural evenings, lectures and debates, parties and subsidised travel trips in the UK and overseas.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
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About

Education

Both the MA Filmmaking and MA Screenwriting courses are validated by the University of Warwick. Students are issued with University of Warwick Student ID Card, which enables you to use some of their facilities, including Sports and Leisure, IT and Computer studio and libraries.

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Services

Student services

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Library services

The School Library keeps and documents LFS productions. LFS shows work at over 200 film festivals around the world each year and supports sales of films to broadcasters and distributors. The library also holds an extensive collection of films for loan, plus a small collection of core books. Students have also access to the BFI Reference Library, which is within ten minutes walk.

Student Life

Campus life

The school is situated in the centre, in Covent Garden, within walking distance of West End cinemas and theatres, the Royal Opera House, the National Gallery, the British Museum, the British Film Institute Library, the BFI Southbank, the Tate Modern and, even closer, Wardour Street in Soho, nerve centre of the British Film Industry.

Student clubs

The Students Union is affiliated with the NUS and LFS students are entitled to NUS Extra cards, offering a range of benefits. LFS is also affiliated to International student house/UCKISA. Our clubs and societies include the LFS Film Society and an LFS football team, which arranges matches against other film schools. LFS is a full member of CILECT (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision), the international confederation of film schools, GEECT (European Grouping of Film and Television Schools) and NAHEMI (National Association for Higher Education in the Moving Image) the national association for British film schools.

Accreditation

  • The MA Filmmaking and MA Screenwriting programme have undergone rigorous assessment by industry professionals and received accreditation by Screensills, known as The Tick.
  • University of Warwick - the MA Filmmaking and MA Screenwriting programmes are validated by the University of Warwick

Student Reviews

Filming in Progress
Rahul Sharma rated 4 out of 5 stars

The best part about studying was the possibility of being able to explore various cultures in Europe during break time. The school has excellent technical equipment for cinematography including Arri XT and Super America MovieCam. There is good support staff for the Production Design department with renowned Matthew Button heading it, who contributed in the same department...

London, England, United Kingdom

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