LONDON FILM SCHOOL | GISLI SNAER: APPOINTED AS DIRECTOR OF LFS
Gisli Snaer appointed as the School’s Director
London Film School (LFS) is delighted to announce that the award-winning film director and dedicated educator, Gisli Snaer, has been appointed the new Director of the School with immediate effect.
Snaer originally joined LFS in 2016 as Head of Studies from the Puttnam School of Film, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore. The appointment comes at a time when the School goes from strength to strength in terms of both student recruitment and recognition of talent, including the showcasing of work at this year's Berlinale, Cannes and the 2018 Edinburgh Film Festival.
Commenting on his appointment, Snaer said: 'I am tremendously honoured to be appointed and delighted to lead the superb team of the UK's first film school. LFS benefits from a diverse filmmaking community with an international reputation. The School has always been proud of its students and wants to play a more significant part in the UK with support from industry and government. I look forward to building on this as LFS develops, working with staff and students to achieve further success regionally, nationally and internationally.'
Greg Dyke, Chair of London Film School's Board of Governors, added: “I am delighted that Gisli has taken on the role of Director of the London Film School. He is an outstanding film maker and teacher and has done a great job in the 10 months he has been Acting Director of the School. This is an exciting time of change for the School and Gisli is the ideal person to lead that change.”
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