Why Choose LFA?

Professional training – Become a Filmmaker

  • Multi-disciplinary training by film & TV industry practitioners
  • Learning by doing
  • Professional production equipment, post-production facilities, in-house studios and screening theatre    
  • Super 16mm film and current digital formats with location sound recording
  • Films finished to full HD-quality image (1080p)
  • Relevant, practical and value-for-money film education
  • No hidden costs (film budgets included in course fees)
  • Showcases at film festivals and on digital platforms
  • Exclusive job lists and placements
  • Centre of excellence
  • Reviewed by Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
  • University progression routes:
    • LFA Filmmaking Diploma is recognised by Anglia Ruskin University for progression onto MA Film and Television Production with a credit transfer of 90 M level credits and by University of Hertfordshire for progression on to MA Filmmaking.
    • LFA Filmmaking Diploma is also recognised by University of Hertfordshire for progression on to BA Film and Television.
    • LFA Screenwriting Diploma is recognised by Anglia Ruskin University for progression onto MA Creative Writing and by University of Hertfordshire for progression onto MA Screenwriting.

Passion for Film – Skills for Life

  • Collaborative, friendly and inclusive learning environment
  • Teamwork and people skills for adaptable and creative filmmakers
  • Not-for-profit organisation
  • Financial support and funding advice available 
  • Access to professional network of contacts in the film & TV industry
  • Careers guidance and mentoring through the LFA Filmmaker's Club
  • Values that we live by: quality, innovation, continued student and graduate support
  • Collaborative and personable
  • Individual talent and creativity is nurtured

THINK FILM.  BREATHE FILM.  LIVE FILM.