Case Study

Case Study - 5/7 - Arts University Bournemouth

Lauren Ward – 2012 Graduate

Lauren Ward graduated in 2012 having worked on a number of films and productions during her studies. Work experience she undertook whilst on the degree included working alongside industry professionals at the leading special effects company – Millennium FX.

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Jack Reynolds – 2013 Graduate

Jack graduated this year and after taking part in the 2012 D&AD New Blood event was offered representation by the prestigious east wing Illustration agency.

View more of Jack’s work on his website and on Eastwing.

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Ricky Moakes

Ricky specialised in menswear for his final collection ‘Boys You Want To Play With’, which was shortlisted for the Gala Show at Graduate Fashion Week 2011. Following graduation, Ricky was appointed Footwear, Colour and Materials Designer for Lacoste.

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Hattie Hignell

Hattie produced ‘A Feral Collection’ of printed and stitched bags with an accompanying promotional film for the niche teenage market. Interest in her work from Abercrombie and Fitch at Graduate Fashion Week resulted in her appointment as CAD Designer.

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Jessica Dance

Jess won the Creative Marketing Award at Graduate Fashion Week. During her final year, she developed a collection of handmade fabric jewellery which she sold through the London boutiques Kabiri and NoOne and through her own website.

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Harald Helgesen

Harald's final collection “A/W 2509 BC” won him the Swarvoski Elements Award at the 24th Festival International de Mode et de Photographie in Hyères, France.

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Amber C. Dernulc – 2012 Graduate

“During my first two years at AUB I was never quite sure what area I wanted to specialise in, was I a designer, a maker, a supervisor? My answer came during a work placement organised for me by the course at the National Theatre, a week spent in the Digital Drawing Department where I was introduced to the world of technical drawing for set construction. I found my niche.”

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Sarah Dicks – 2011 Graduate

"The Costume and Performance Design degree here at AUB has been invaluable to me and my career. The tutors and staff are so devoted, knowledgeable, caring and supportive. They are willing to accommodate your wishes and needs, they push you to take initiative, break down boundaries you thought you had, and give you the most incredible grounding to begin life as a graduate.

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Jodie Gardner – 2009 Graduate

Jodie Gardner is Co-director of event design company Hattie & Flora Ltd. Upon leaving University Jodie freelanced as a theatre designer, puppet maker, and workshop leader. She also led creative sessions and lectures on the BA Costume course at AUB.

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Jamie Badminton & Tim O’Sullivan – 2002 Alumni

Jamie Badminton and Tim O'Sullivan both graduated in 2002 and, after gaining experience working at different independent studios, decided in 2007 to try opening a London-based animation studio, Karrot Entertainment, to develop projects of their own.

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Sean McCormack – 2008 Alumni

"I am currently a director at the Fabrique d'Images. I'm directing my first feature (working title: Oops, Noah is Gone!) alongside Toby Genkel, an extremely talented German director. It is a German, Luxembourgish, Irish and Belgian co-production and should be finished some time in early 2015. I'm also directing a short film - The Light Eater - to be finished in early 2014.

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Simon Ashbery – 2010 Alumni

I'm currently a Generalist Artist working at Bossa Studios in Shoreditch, London. I work with a small team of dedicated and creative individuals where we produce games for the social and mobile market.

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