Magazine article Screen International

LFF Director Clare Stewart to Take Sabbatical, Tricia Tuttle Moves Up (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

LFF Director Clare Stewart to Take Sabbatical, Tricia Tuttle Moves Up (Exclusive)

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Anne-Marie Flynn moves to managing director.

Clare Stewart, the British Film Institute’s head of festivals and the BFI London Film Festival artistic director, is to take a year-long sabbatical from her position.

In her absence, the BFI’s festivals team will have a reshuffle, with current deputy head of festivals Tricia Tuttle stepping into the role of interim artistic director for the 2018 edition of LFF. She will also oversee the BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival.

Clare Stewart / Tricia Tuttle

Anne-Marie Flynn, currently head of business & industry, will become the LFF’s interim managing director.

Both will report to BFI creative director Heather Stewart. The BFI will also recruit a temporary programme and filmmaker services manager to the festivals team.

Clare Stewart has overseen six editions of the London Film Festival. During that time, she has implemented changes including the shortening of the festival’s length, UK-wide screenings, and the creation of the temporary Embankment Garden Cinema.

Her sabbatical, commencing in January 2018, will be unpaid. She is expected to return to her position in January 2019.

Clare Stewart, BFI head of festivals and director of BFI London Film Festival, said: “Delivering both our Festivals has been a truly collaborative team effort and I am fortunate to work with hugely talented colleagues on LFF and Flare. …

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