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From creating layers of Cinderella's ballgown for Disney, to BAFTA winning alumni - read some of our favourite stories from our creative community in 2014.
In 2014, students from BA (Hons) Acting, Costume and Performance Design, Modelmaking, Make-up for Media and Performance collaborated with Kokoro — the BSO’s new music group on a performance of Joan Littlewood’s ‘Oh What A Lovely War’.
Arts University Bournemouth’s prospectus wins Gold European Marketing Excellence Award alongside Adidas, MTV, Volvo, Heineken and Sky.
Speaking on the project back at his graduate show, Cathexis, in July 2014, Mark said:
Tuesday 9th December brought together students and staff from the Arts University Bournemouth, SUBU, the Woodland Trust, Slades Farm Community Garden project and Bournemouth Borough Council at Slades Farm (a local outdoor community space) to take part in the planting of 1000 trees.
Several BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design alumni have worked on Disney’s 2015 remake of Cinderella.
Lucy Anderson, Kim Pickering, Naomi Bonner, Grace Cheetham and Michaela Kimber all worked on the film.
Karrott Animation, set up by Animation Alumni Jamie Badminton, Tim O’Sullivan (2002) and Sarah Gomes Harris (2006) have won a BAFTA for their animated Cbeebies series ‘Sarah and Duck’.
October 30th 2014 saw the launch of the first Black mirror volume: Black Mirror 0 – Territory, edited by Judith Noble, Dominic Shepherd and Robert Ansell and published by Fulgur Esoterica. The launch was held at the Cobb Gallery, London and included a sonic performance by Mark Titchner and Alex Tucker entitled The Fool.
On Nov 14th the top 25 short-listed entrants in Smint’s ‘Design our Cover‘ competition attended a private view where they saw their designs on show to industry professionals, journalists, judges and retail buyers at The Deck, The National Theatre, London.
From the 27th November – 9th December the ICA is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s 1989 masterpiece The Decalogue (Dekalog) with a rich and wide-ranging retrospective.
BA (Hons) Film Production Senior Lecturer Witold Stok BSC, who worked as Director of Photography on Kieslowski’s Personnel is to hold a special screening of the film and Q&A session on 29th November, 6.30pm. Witold talks to us about the sessions and his work with Kieślowski:
At AUB, we like to see things differently, to look at the world from different angles, to ask, “what happens, if?”
A year since its launch on November 5th, what happened was a feature on the App Store’s front page, over 60,000 downloads on almost every continent, and even a talk at Apple!
Jon’s most recent success is as one of the make-up supervisors for the character ‘Drax the Destroyer’ (actor Dave Bautista) in the 2014 summer blockbuster film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ (Marvel). Jon’s inspirational lecture reflects upon his 17 years in the film industry as a prosthetic make-up artist and is followed by specialist practical workshops with our 3rd year Make-up students.