London Film Academy

Why Choose LFA?

Professional training to become a filmmaker

You’ve decided to take the plunge into the filmmaking arena and join the many film legends who’ve gone before you. London Film Academy is here to offer you training like no other school.  

We are one of the most innovative schools and offer a personalised, practical and hands-on approach, which gives you:

  • Multi-disciplinary training with film & TV industry practitioners 

  • Learning by doing with practical courses that allow you to gain hands-on experience in an environment that mimics the real world 

  • Access to professional production equipment, post-production facilities, in-house studios and a screening theatre     

  • Super 16mm film and current digital formats with location sound recording 

  • Your own films finished to full HD-quality image (1080p) 

  • A relevant, practical and value-for-money film education, at a not-for-profit organisation who reinvest constantly in the academy   

  • Courses with no hidden costs (all film budgets are included in course fees) 

  • Showcases at film festivals and on digital platforms 

  • Exclusive job lists and placement opportunities 

  • A Centre of excellence 

  • Finished showreel to demonstrate your skillset 

  • Access to a professional network of contacts in the film & TV industry 

Furthermore, we are reviewed by Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education


  • LFA Filmmaking Diploma is recognised by University of Derby for progression onto MA Film and Television Production with a credit transfer of 90 M level credits and by University of Derby for progression on to MA Filmmaking.

Passion for Film – Skills for Life

We go beyond providing just film training 

We take a holistic approach to teaching you the skills you need for life, in order to sustain a career in this fast-paced ever-changing industry. Our collaborative, friendly and inclusive learning environment provides you with: 

  • Teamwork and people skills which are critical for adaptable and creative filmmakers 

  • Financial support and funding advice as and when it’s needed 

  • Careers guidance and mentoring through our inclusive London Filmmakers Academy Filmmaker's Club 

  • A creative and nurturing environment where we foster the values of quality, innovation, continued student and graduate support 



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