LFF Core Programming Team

Tricia Tuttle

Tricia Tuttle has been Director of BFI Festivals since 2019, prior to that she was Acting Artistic Director of the 62nd Edition of the BFI London Film Festival and worked for five years as Deputy Head of Festivals at BFI, including BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival and BFI London Film Festival. She was previously Film Programme Manager at BAFTA and Event Producer at The Script Factory, Tricia has also worked as a programmer, lecturer, writer and journalist.


Michael Blyth

Michael Blyth is the Senior Film Programmer for both the LFF and BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival. He also contributes to various print and online publications, specialising in queer cinema and the horror genre, and is author of the book Devil’s Advocates: In the Mouth of Madness.

Grace Barber-Plentie

Grace Barber-Plentie is a Film Programmer for BFI London Film Festival. Her programming specialities include cinema of the Black diaspora, in particular African American and Black British work, and queer cinema. She also programmes for BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival, and has previously programmed work for cinemas and festivals including the Barbican, London Short Film Festival, The V&A Museum and Genesis Cinema.

Hyun Jin Cho

Hyun Jin Cho is a Film Programmer for the BFI London Film Festival, leading on South East and East Asian cinema and co-curating Experimenta. Specialising in political filmmaking with a focus on ecological and post-colonial cinema, she has curated projects at Tate, ICALUXREDCAT and Il Cinema Ritrovato. Jin is currently undertaking research on the intersection of colonial history and the culture of cinema.