Key Teaching Staff
Larra AndersonSchool: London College of Communication
Field of Teaching: Film and Television
Website Reference: http://www.arts.ac.uk/lcc/people/college-management/larra-anderson/
Major Achievements: As a filmmaker, Larra has worked primarily as a cinematographer, though she also has produced, directed and written film and television. Her films, included The New Women starring Andy Warhol screen legend Mary Woronov, have screened in cinemas internationally and at over 60 festivals worldwide with screenings at the MOMA, Lincoln Centre, Sheffield DocFest, SXSW and BFI. Her recently released film, the feature documentary Mansfield 66/67, in collaboration with P. David Ebersole and Todd Hughes is on the latter two years of Jayne Mansfield’s life and the rumours surrounding her untimely death.
Hit So Hard, a feature length documentary about Patty Schemel the drummer from Courtney Love’s band Hole won the Audience Award - Sight & Soundtrack at Philadelphia Film Festival, the Jury Award for Best Documentary (Honourable Mention) at Frameline Film Festival, and was nominated for Outstanding Documentary for the 24th GLAAD Media Awards.
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