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‘Little’ wins RTS Student Television Award

AUB graduate film ‘Little’ has won the Royal Television Society Student Television awards for Undergraduate Comedy and Entertainment.

The judges commented it was: “Thoroughly charming, a very well written script, funny, surprising and beautifully performed.”

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AUB’s Who Are You? India campaign nominated for THE award

Who Are You? …in a gender defined world — a competition which asked young people across India to debate the topic of gender through art — has been nominated for a Times Higher Education Award.

The campaign, devised by Arts University Bournemouth’s International development and Marketing teams, has been nominated for Outstanding International Strategy in the THE Leadership & Management Awards 2015. Other nominees in the category include University of Bath, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Harper Adams University, The Open University and Swansea University. The winner will be announced in a London ceremony on Thursday 18th June 2015.

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Marketing win Innovation and Chair’s Grand Prix at 2015 CIM awards

AUB’s Marketing department and Alumni/Staff Agency Bond and Coyne are celebrating after winning the Chartered Institute of Marketing award for Innovation with their kscope app.

The team then went on to win the Chair’s Grand Prix award at the end of the evening.

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AUB team nets three awards at this year’s BFX Festival

AUB team ‘Three and a Half Beards’ hit the hat-trick at this year’s BFX Festival, taking home awards for Best Pipeline/Workflow, Best 2D/3D Animation and Best Achievement Overall.

Their final animation ‘The Boy and Moon’ was produced in seven weeks as part of the BFX competition, which saw them up against eight different teams consisting of students and graduates from a number of universities. Watch their final animation of the ‘making of’ video on the right.

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M.Arch Student Melanie Kaviani wins Nicholas Durbridge Award for Collaboration

M.Arch student Melanie Kaviani has won the 2013/14 Nicholas Durbridge Award for Collaboration with her Thesis Project ‘From Ink to Aviary to Simorgh Art Festival’.

The project features a number of collaborations with a professional dancer, an alumnus and third-year students from a number of courses. It was selected for the Nicholas Durbridge Award for Collaboration, which recognises, “a truly collaborative team effort” and, “outcomes which could only have been achieved through such a collaboration between disciplines.”

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Gold for AUB Marketing

AUB Marketing picked up 4 awards at the annual HEIST awards in Manchester  – winning Gold for ‘Best Website’ two years in a row.

The HEIST Awards, now in their 25th year, are the premier UK marketing effectiveness awards for Higher and Further Education. AUB Marketing and graduate/staff partner agency Bond and Coyne and Colour and Thing won:

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Film students win at Kodak Student Commercial Awards

AUB Film Production students won ‘Best Cinematography’ for ‘The Sea’ – an charity advert filmed on 16mm.

‘The Sea’ is an advert for the charity ‘Shelter from the Storm’ – a shelter for the homeless. Winning Best Cinematography, 2nd best in brief and 3rd Best overall, AUB beat off some strong competition from 12 other film schools.  The awards, held in London, were given by the film director Sir Alan Parker CBE.

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Former Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart Bartholomew awarded CBE

Former Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart Bartholomew has been awarded the honour of Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Professor Bartholomew received the honour for services to higher education as part of the 2014 New Year’s Honours List.

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AUB win ‘Best Education Campaign’ at Brand Impact Awards

kscope and our creative take on the traditional prospectus caught the attention of judges at the Creative Bloq & Computer Arts Brand Impact awards.

kscope and the House of Cards prospectus were created with AUB Graduate / Staff creative agency Bond and Coyne.

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Leanne Atkin Photography wins ‘Best in Show’

As Preparation for HE courses display latest work, Leanne Atkin from Diploma in Art and Design – Foundation Studies has been awarded ‘Best in show’ for her photographic retrospective exploration of her mothers illness.

Leanne said: “This work was for the body project. I was interested in the science behind the body and mind so I decided to materialise childhood memories of mine relating to my mums illness. I looked at the work of Jo Spence who did self portraits when she had cancer – that sparked the idea.

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‘Tiger is Gun’ & ‘Untitled Blues’ win at Royal Television Society Southern Student awards

Graduate BA (Hons) Film Production ‘Untitled Blues‘ takes ‘Best Fiction’ with BA (Hons) Animation ‘Tiger is Gun‘ taking ‘Best Animation’ on Friday night at the RTS Southern awards.

The awards provide encouragement to the region’s creative talent and highlights the quality of programming and new media content produced in Southern England.

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Alumni Nominated for BAFTA on International Film Tour

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced that films nominated in the British Short Film and British Short Animation categories will screen in UK cinemas from Friday 28th February and tour internationally.

Selected screenings will be followed by a Q&A with nominated filmmakers who will talk about their work and creative inspirations. These include two of AUB’s Animation Alumni, Sam Taylor and Bjorn-Erik Aschim in the British Short Animation category for ‘Everything I Can See from Here’ and Film Production Graduate Michael Pearce for ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’ in the British Short Film category.

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