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LSA Festival Student Stories: Poppy Brown / Filmmaking

We are excited to announce Northern Film School Documentary Specialist and BA (Hons) Filmmaking student, Poppy Brown, has been awarded a place on the prestigious and extremely competitive Grierson Doc Lab for 2020/21.

LSA Festival Student Stories Poppy Brown Film

Memphis Pete Documentary created by Poppy Brown

The Grierson Trust was established in 1972 and commemorates the pioneering Scottish documentary maker John Grierson (1898 – 1972), famous for Drifters and Night Mail and the man widely regarded as the father of documentary. As well as being responsible for the annual British Documentary Awards, more fondly known as The Griersons, awarded each autumn, the Trust also invests in an active education programme to provide workshops and specialist mentoring for budding documentary makers.

Read more about Poppy's story on the Leeds School of Arts Festival Site…

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Poppy Brown

Poppy is a BA (Hons) Filmmaking student, graduating in 2020.