London Film School appoints Greg Dyke as chairman

Screen | 3/23/2018 | Ben Dalton
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London Film School (LFS) has named Greg Dyke as its new chairman.

He will take up the position in April, taking over from Mike Leigh who stepped down on March 19 after 18 years in the role.

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Dyke, whose previous positions include chairman of the BFI, director Ggneral of the BBC, chairman of the Football Association and CEO of London Weekend Television, is currently one of three vice presidents at Bafta.

He was also chancellor of the University of York for 11 years, and chairman of Ambassador Theatre Group from 2010 to 2016.

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Dyke said of his appointment: “This is a very interesting time to join London Film School with the changes going on in Higher Education, the plans to move the School to a new location and the current success of the British film industry. The recent BFI report demonstrated that there is a clear skills shortage in the...
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