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Industry News - 27/30 - Arts University Bournemouth

12 Days of Creativity

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.

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AUB Prospectus wins European Excellence award alongside global brands

Arts University Bournemouth’s prospectus wins Gold European Marketing Excellence Award alongside Adidas, MTV, Volvo, Heineken and Sky.

Arts University Bournemouth’s (AUB’s) unique prospectus won Gold at the European Marketing Excellence Awards in Paris last week – the only University to pick up an award.

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Commercial Photography alumnus’ Kathputli portraits featured in Huck Magazine

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography graduate Mark Leaver has had his project, Kathputli, featured in Huck Magazine — marking his second appearance in the magazine dedicated to radical culture.

Speaking on the project back at his graduate show, Cathexis, in July 2014, Mark said:

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AUBSU work to carbon offset all new students

The Students’ Union at Arts University Bournemouth and AUB have formed a partnership with the Woodland Trust which will see a tree planted for each new student at AUB.

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.

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Costume Alumni create dresses for Lily James, Helena Bonham Carter and Cate Blanchett in ‘Cinderella’

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.

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Karrot Animation win BAFTA

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’.

The team won ‘Best Pre-School Animation‘  – and thanked the audience by unfolding a huge sketch of Sarah and Duck.

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Black Mirror 0: Territory Launch

Fulgur and AUB held the first official event by Black Mirror, a research network exploring the relationship between modernism contemporary art and the occult.

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.

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BA (Hons) Graphic Design students design new SMINT pack

BA (Hons) Graphic Design students have won a national competition to design the new ‘SMINT‘ packaging.

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.

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BA (Hons) Film Senior Lecturer Witold Stok Q&A at ICA Kieślowski Retrospective

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:

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kscope, our gift to the curious — is a year old today!

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!

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Make-up Artist Jon Moore at AUB

BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance are delighted to welcome guest speaker Jon Moore to AUB this month.

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.

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