The students were asked to produce designs from a choice of three briefs, and research and develop product material aimed at a specific clientele that the business works with regularly. One of the projects was aimed at a Middle East market so the students had to consider the cultural impact of their designs. The project mirrored how the business reports back to its clients and then takes projects forward to the next stage, so provided the students with valuable industry experience.
The company have worked for clients including Selfridges, Liberty and The Conran Shop, and love to be inspired by fresh ideas and creative thinking to create exciting new products for Christmas events and parties worldwide.
Isabelle’s entry was shortlisted in the final eight, and she attended a private viewing at the Lewis & Wood showroom.
Megan entered the contest for Roces, a world leader in the design and production of inline and ice skates, after seeing it advertised on Instagram.
The film follows the story of Jay; an isolated and lost character, leaving home in search of her estranged father and notorious local debt collector, Shane. In an attempt to grow closer to and reconnect with her father Jay enters the local boxing gym scene.
Johnny worked with an all AUB student and alumni team to produce the film as he was keen to make use of the resources available and encourage collaboration within AUB.
AUB is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Gold standard rating by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
The TEF is a new scheme for recognising excellent teaching, in addition to existing national quality requirements for universities, colleges and other higher education providers.
Located in Bournemouth, Outpost VFX designs and creates innovative visual effects for the film, broadcast and advertising industries.
First year BA (Hons) Dance students have taken part in a workshop with digital dance specialist, Wayne Sables.
The aim of the residency was to explore the relationship between dance and digital technologies including film, projection and lighting, as well as to consider how the onlooker might view the work, whether as live or recorded performance.
Arts University Bournemouth has become an official partner of National Writing Day.
Described as ‘a celebration of writing creatively’, National Writing Day is a collaborative initiative between First Story and partner arts and literacy organisations across the UK. It is supported by Arts Council England and Old Possum’s Practical Trust.
Third year BA (Hons) Film Production students win three titles at the Kodak/Nahemi Student Commercial awards, including the Overall Winner prize for their commercial ‘The Greatest Adventure of All’.
‘The Greatest Adventure of All’ tells the story of an aspiring female astronaut who is seriously ill. In an advertisement for the British charity Rays of Sunshine the students wanted to convey the mission of the organisation; to grant wishes of sick children. As a charity that depends entirely on the donations of everyday people, they focused on the young girl’s neighbourhood coming together as a community to build her a rocket ship.
The Sea is a haunting yarn set in the wilds of the Western Isles. Beautiful music, grotesque puppetry, mask theatre, poetic verse and evocative soundscapes interact to create an eerie lament of love, brutality and loss.