LSBU Professor appointed Honorary Professor at leading Indian Film School, Whistling Woods International

21 April 2023

Lucy Brown, Head of Division of Film in the School of Arts and Creative Industries at London South Bank University (LSBU) has been appointed as an Honorary Professor at Whistling Woods International (WWI), one of the leading film schools in India. WWI has featured in Hollywood Reporter's list of top international film schools.

Lucy Brown has over 25 years’ experience as an award-winning educator and practitioner and as Founder of Women in Screen, is an advocate for gender equity and inclusion. She has made programs for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Disney and Nickelodeon and served as an external expert for renowned film schools, including the UK’s National Film and Television School.

Both LSBU and WWI are full members of CILECT, The International Association of Film and Television Schools, a network of the world’s most prestigious film schools.

Rahul Puri, the Head of Academics at Whistling Woods International, said, “We are delighted to have Lucy on board. She is a leading voice in film and television production and the movement towards greater diversity and inclusivity and our students will gain a lot from her vast experience.”

Commenting on her appointment, Lucy Brown said, " This is the beginning of an exciting partnership for LSBU and WWI. I am excited to be working with Whistling Woods International to contribute to the important work that is being done to promote gender equality and diversity in the film industry. As an Honorary Professor, I am committed to creating an inclusive learning environment where all students can thrive and develop the skills they need to succeed in this rapidly evolving field."