MetFilm School Tutors

MetFilm School Tutors

MetFilm School’s tutors are all working screen professionals – TV and film directors, producers, screenwriters, editors, animators and other industry specialists with numerous awards, including BAFTA, Emmy and Oscar nominations.

Our friendly and professional team of tutors will help you develop all the practical skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path and to become a smart screen creative.

Please find a selection of the School’s faculty members below.


Education Team Leaders

Jonny Persey, Director

Jonny Persey

DIRECTOR

METFILM

Jonny is passionate about creating and maintaining a valuable and industry-relevant educational system, spearheading the synergy between the group’s separate facets to offer students the best learning experience possible. He gets a buzz from watching our graduates win work, runs projects, and apply their trade-in film, television, online, and across the creative industries in the UK and beyond.

David Howell, CEO

David Howell

CEO

METFILM

David has 18-years’ experience in Higher Education Management, most recently as Registrar and Commercial Director at The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance. As Registrar, providing overall strategic leadership for Quality, Data and Planning for the Institute. As a Director of the company, he has also played a key part in the development of overall governance capability, both academic and corporate.

Rachel Wood, Deputy School Director, MetFilm School London

Rachel Wood

DEPUTY SCHOOL DIRECTOR

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Rachel is a screen professional with many years of experience in the film industry. She was Head of Production in London for LA-based Catch23; Head of Development for esteemed UK producers Stephen Woolley and Nik Powell. She has also served on the BAFTA jury and NFTS Script Advisory Board. Rachel’s commitment, effectiveness, and academic leadership in teaching and enhancing the student learning experience were also recognised by the UK Higher Education Academy who awarded her Senior Fellowship.

Steve Pinhay, Deputy School Director, MetFilm School London

Steve Pinhay

DEPUTY SCHOOL DIRECTOR

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Steve has more than 25 years’ experience of television producing in the UK and across the world, including BAFTA and RTS award-winning shows, working for companies such as the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Discovery, Sky, and Disney. Steve is a member of the NFTS Television Advisory Board. Steve’s commitment, effectiveness, and academic leadership in teaching and enhancing the student learning experience were also recognised by the UK Higher Education Academy who awarded him Senior Fellowship.

Lisette Johnston, Head of School, ScreenSpace

Dr Lisette Johnston

HEAD OF SCHOOL

SCREENSPACE

Lisette has been a journalist for the past 15 years, working as a multimedia news reporter, producer and editor. Since 2010 she has worked in many roles at BBC News, most recently as the Planning Editor for BBC World News in London. Lisette is hugely passionate about education and holds a formal teaching qualification.

Silvia Beck, Principal, MetFilm School Berlin

Silvia Beck

PRINCIPAL

METFILM SCHOOL BERLIN

Silvia Beck has a career that spans almost 30 years in the international film and TV industry. Whilst studying Cinematography at the NFTS in the UK, Silvia shot two BAFTA-nominated short films; Going Down and Bait, and went on to become a respected director, editor and cinematographer for documentary films. Silvia’s commitment, effectiveness and academic leadership in teaching and enhancing the student learning experience was also recognized by the UK Higher Education Academy who awarded her Senior Fellowship. She has headed up MetFilm School Berlin as Principal since its inception in 2012.


Programme and Deputy Programme Leaders

Justin Trefgarne, MetFilm School London

Justin Trefgarne

BA SCREEN ACTING AND MA FILM & TELEVISION PRODUCTION
PROGRAMME LEADER

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Steve Pinhay, Deputy School Director, MetFilm School London

Steve Pinhay

MA PROGRAMME LEADER

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Steve’s commitment, effectiveness, and academic leadership in teaching and enhancing the student learning experience were also recognised by the UK Higher Education Academy who awarded him Senior Fellowship.

James Davis, MetFilm School London

James Davis

BA PRACTICAL FILMMAKING DEPUTY PROGRAMME LEADER & FILMMAKING TUTOR

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Alice Guilluy, MetFilm School London

Dr. Alice Guilluy

MA DEPUTY PROGRAMME LEADER & SCREEN THEORY TUTOR

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON


TUTORS

MetFilm School works with a strong and diverse tutor base, who are all working screen professionals. They will help you develop all the practical skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path in the screen industry. Please find a selection of the School’s permanent and visiting tutors below.

Alex Bentley, tutor, MetFilm School London

Alex Bentley

PRODUCING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Alex Bentley is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

Anuree Da Silva, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Anuree Da Silva

EDITING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Arkie Reece, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Arkie Reece

SCREEN ACTING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Becky Knapp, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Becky Knapp

PRODUCING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Brynach Day, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Brynach Day

DIRECTING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Brynach Day is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

Ella Bennett, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Ella Bennett

FILMMAKING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Emma Lindley, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Emma Lindley

DIRECTING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Gabriella Apicella, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Gabriella Apicella

SCREENWRITING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Ian Killick, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Ian Killick

POST-PRODUCTION

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Jake Harders, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Jake Harders

SCREEN ACTING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Jamie Nuttgens, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Jamie Nuttgens

SCREENWRITING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Jesse Quinones, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Jesse Quinones

FILMMAKING AND DIRECTING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Joe Townend, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Joe Townend

SCREEN THEORY

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Jon Gilbert, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Jon Gilbert

SCREENWRITING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Juliana Matsubara, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Juliana Matsubara

FILMMAKING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Karoline Moser, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Karoline Moser

EDITING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Krishna Dubasiya, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Krishna Dubasiya

SCREEN ACTING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Marie-Elena Dyche, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Marie-Elena Dyche

PRODUCING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Martyn Bray, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Martyn Bray

CINEMATOGRAPHY

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Michael McHugh, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Michael McHugh

POST-PRODUCTION

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Nic Lawson, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Nic Lawson

CINEMATOGRAPHY

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Nick Savy, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Nick Savy

VFX & ANIMATION

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Pete Appleyard, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Pete Appleyard

EDITING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Prano Bailey-Bond, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Prano Bailey-Bond

DIRECTING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Shannon Ashlyn, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Shannon Ashlyn

SCREEN ACTING & FILMMAKING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Simon Shore, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Simon Shore

DIRECTING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Sofia Olins, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Sofia Olins

FILMMAKING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Steve Rehman, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Steve Rehman

FILMMAKING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

Tom Colley, Tutor, MetFilm School London

Tom Colley

SCREEN ACTING

METFILM SCHOOL LONDON

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