London Film Academy

Our Tutors & Guest Speakers

London Film Academy tutors are accomplished, professional freelance filmmakers.

Our team of regular and guest tutors have an impressive track record and continue to produce numerous award-winning feature films, TV dramas, shorts, documentaries, corporate films, music promos and commercials alongside their teaching.

Check out our list of Guest Speakers and Tutors below!

  • Alice Lowe Award-winning Writer/Director/Actor: 'Sightseers', 'Prevenge', 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch'
  • Ivana MacKinnnon: 'Slumdog Millionaire', 'Beast', 'Centurion'
  • Steven Knight Scriptwriter/creator: 'Peaky Blinders', 'Locke', 'Dirty Pretty Things'
  • Eddie Hamilton Editor: ' Mission Impossible - Fallout', 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle', X-Men: First Class', Kick-Ass'

  • Hossein Amini Screenwriter: ‘Drive', 'Snow White & The Huntsman'


  • Phil Mehéux Cinematographer: 'Casino Royale', 'Golden Eye', 'The Legend of Zoro'

  • Pia Di Ciaula Editor: 'The Crown', 'A Very English Scandal', 'Tyrannosaur'
  • Ray Beckett Sound Engineer: 'Detroit', 'Zero, Dark, Thirty', 'The Hurt Locker'



  • David Pope Award-winning Writer/Director: 'Miles From Nowhere'
  • Richard Kwietniowski Award-winning Writer/Director: ‘Flames of Passion’, ‘Love and Death on Long Island’, ‘Owning Mahowny’
  • Ian Barnes Oscar nominated Director/Writer: ‘Casualty’, ‘Wish 143’, ‘Mount Pleasant’
  • Julian Doyle Award-winning Director/Special Fx Director/Editor: 'Brazil’, ‘Chemical Wedding’, ‘Monty Python’s Life of Brian’
  • Asif Kapadia Oscar & BAFTA-winning Director: 'Amy', ‘Far North’, ‘The Return’, ‘The Warrior’
  • Simon Shore Award-winning Writer/Director: ‘After Thomas’, ‘Get Real’, ‘Things to Do Before You’re 30’ Lewis Arnold Director, ‘Misfits’, ‘Humans’, ‘Broadchurch’, ‘Cleaning Up’
  • Lewis Arnold Director: ‘Misfits’, ‘Humans’, ‘Broadchurch’, ‘Cleaning Up’


  • Mamoun Hassan Award-winning Writer/Producer: ‘La Buena Vida’, ‘Machuca’, ‘No Surrender’
  • Stuart Urban Award-winning Writer/Director/Producer: ‘Our Friends in the North’, ‘Revelation’, ‘Tovarisch, I Am Not Dead’
  • Fabien Dudragne Post Production Sound: ‘Dark Knight Rises’


  • Hong Manley Director of Photography: 'The South Bank Show', 'Treasure Island', Promos for Tina Turner, Whitney Houston & Germaine Jackson
  • Mark Carey, ANFTS, GTC Award-winning Cinematographer: ‘Mezaiyna: Eye of the Beholder’, ‘Saying It for the Girls’, ‘True Stories: China Power’
  • Phil Meheux Award-winning Cinematographer: ‘Casino Royale’, ‘Edge of Darkness’, ‘The Legend of Zorro’
  • Philip Sindall Camera Operator: 'Elizabeth', 'The Hours', 'Notting Hill', 'Downton Abbey', 'Mamma Mia!' and 'Inkheart.’
  • Robin Vidgeon Cinematographer: ‘The Fly II’, ‘Hellraiser’, ‘Octane’
  • John Ward, GBCT Cinematographer/Steadicam Operator:‘The Fifth Element’, ‘The Firm’, ‘Full Metal Jacket’
  • Andrew Speller Cinematographer: ‘1984’, ‘Made of Honor’ ‘Inspector Morse’
  • Jonathan Harvey Cinematographer: ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’, ‘Misfits’


  • Michael Holden Hollywood writer/script doctor: ‘Sherlock Holmes’, ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’
  • Kay Stonham Scriptwriter: ‘Bad Salsa’, ‘Millie Inbetween’, ‘Grange Hill’, ‘Dead Ringers’
  • Jeremy Sheldon Writer & also a lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London: ‘The Darkest Hour’, ‘Best Laid Plans'


  • Eddie Hamilton Award-winning Editor: ‘DOA: Dead or Alive’, ‘Kick-Ass’, ‘Resident Evil: Apocalypse’
  • Peter Hollywood Award-winning Editor: 'Blade Runner', 'Superman III', 'Maybe Baby'
  • Barrie Vince Award-winning Editor: ‘Hillsborough’, ‘Gabriel & Me’, ‘The Shout’
  • Edward Windus Award-winning Story Editor: ‘Kings’, ‘No Man’s Land’,‘24 Hour Party People’
  • Yaron Lapid Artist & Editor: ‘Hugo and the Island’, ‘Amazon Oil’, ‘The Siege of Bethlehem’


  • Mervyn Gerrard Principal Location Sound Tutor: Terry Praychett's ‘Johnny & the Bomb’, ITV's ‘Trial by Fire’, BAFTA Award-winning series ‘Stig of the Dump’, BBC's 'Clay'
  • Laura Rossi Film & TV Composer: ‘Battle of the Somme', ‘Song for Marion’ and ‘London to Brighton’, Nick Love: ‘The Firm’
  • Simon Whiteside Composer/Orchestrator/Conductor: ‘Harry Brown’, ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’, ‘Lost in Austen’
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