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Co-Founder of Aardman Animation visits AUB for Guest Lecture

Bournemouth Film School were delighted to welcome British Film Director, Animator and Co-Founder of Animation Studios Aardman, Peter Lord CBE to AUB last week.

Peter spoke to students about the 40 year history of Aardman Animation, sharing anecdotes and photographs from the studios over the years, talking through its span from drawing, to puppetry, commercials to film. He began the talk with a showreel including some of the Aardman favourites – Pirates!, Wallace and Grommit and Morph.

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BA (Hons) Fine Art Students collaborate with the Structural Genomics Consortium for exhibition: ‘The Biomachine: Proteins in Praxis’

The Biomachine: Proteins in Praxis

The Biomachine: Proteins in Praxis is a collaborative exhibition between Arts University Bournemouth BA (Hons) Fine Art students and the Structural Genomics Consortium. Students have been invited to respond to the medical research processes that happen at their Oxford laboratory, with the exhibition seeking to highlight the importance of research into biochemistry.

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BFS wins at the 2019 Regional RTS Awards!

Bournemouth Film School are delighted to announce two wins at the Regional Royal Television Awards this year.

BA (Hons) Animation Production Graduate Film, Anna took the top prize in the Best Student Animation category, with BA (Hons) Film Production Graduate Film, Zebra winning Best Student Drama.

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A trio of festival screenings for Anna

Stop motion animation Anna has a busy Spring ahead.

Our 2018 graduate animation is set to screen at three festival over the coming months.

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Athens Animfest takes eight

Athens Animfest takes eight

Athens Animfest, the oldest Greek animation festival, takes place from Thursday the 14th of March until Sunday the 17th of March 2019, in Athens, Greece, with more than 340 animated short films from Greece and other 49 countries.

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AUB Costume students recreate the very first Barbie doll

This Saturday marks the 60th birthday of the original Barbie Doll, released in 1959.

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design students have created a full-size, real life version of the original first box and outfit, with Barbie wearing the same black and white swimsuit, sporting her signature ponytail and standing in a replica box. The modern twist comes with her holding a smart phone, wearing the latest trainers and carrying a pro-vegan tote bag.

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AUB Visiting Tutor, Alexandra Davenport exhibits at residency in North Carolina

Alexandra is a Visiting Tutor for the BA (Hons) Photography course at AUB, and will be exhibiting in America this month.

Her exhibition Stop Motion: in search of the still image takes place at the Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University in North Carolina.

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AUB Photography Graduates Win £20,000 Prize

Filmmakers Webb-Ellis awarded Jerwood/FVU award to develop their film For The First Baby Born in Space

A filmmaking duo who met during their time at Arts University Bournemouth are one of two filmmakers who have been awarded a Jerwood/FVU award of £20,000 to further develop their film  For The First Baby Born in Space.

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AUB Acting Graduate Voices New Character in Thomas and Friends

BA (Hons) Acting graduate, Yvonne Grundy graduated in the summer of 2018, at which time she had already landed a major part in a new Thomas and Friends film, Big World, Big Adventures, voicing the Kenyan train, Nia.

We caught up with Yvonne to find out about life post-AUB in the acting industry.

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Creative Events Present Mary Anning Rocks

BA (Hons) Creative Events Management students host a rocking Science and Arts themed event in the CRAB Drawing Studio.

As part of their Live Event Brief, Level 5 Creative Events students worked with the Mary Anning Rocks, a charity set up to remember the paleontologist, Mary Anning and raise funds to install a statue on the Jurassic Cost.

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Graphic Design Network Event 2019

AUB Graphic Design Network Event 2019

BA (Hons) Graphic Design students have been busy preparing for their network event on Tuesday 19th February. The event gives second-year students the opportunity to present their website portfolio to an industry professional and receive feedback.

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