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Philip Ilson

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Festival Co-Director Philip co-founded LSFF with Kate Taylor in 2003 under its original moniker Halloween Short Film Festival, following ten years of running its predecessor The Halloween Society through its various guises as a film and club night. Philip has previously programmed for East End Film Festival, Cork Film Festival, Branchage Festival, Latitude and Curzon […]

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Charlotte Ashcroft

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Festival Co-Director Charlotte has worked for many years in UK film exhibition, from marketing roles at Showroom cinema in Sheffield, Film4 Online and ICA. She worked as Marketing and Programme Coordinator at Film Hub Scotland, promoting new releases and BFI-wide seasons to cinemas and film festivals across Scotland. She is an alumnus of the ICO […]

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Alice Maestrini

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Festival Producer Alice Maestrini is a film festival producer and cinema manager. Before joining LSFF, she worked in production roles at various festivals including the London Korean Film Festival, Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival and London Feminist Film Festival. She’s also the co-director of Screen25, a community cinema in South Norwood.

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Laura Stratford

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Creative Partnerships and Sponsorship Laura has worked for the likes of BBC, Open Media, BFI, Film London and Games London in various roles that span videography, web design, film exhibition, festivals and sponsorship. Whilst helping to procure partners for LSFF, she also manages the marketing for award-winning film exhibition company, We Are Parable.

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Edward Sogunro

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Graphic Designer Edward is a multidisciplinary designer and creative who is versatile in mixed media. He directs concept based projects from scratch and has a keen eye for composition and layout.

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Edward Sogunro