Industry News - 28/30 - Arts University Bournemouth


#kscopelights saw AUB alumnus and projection artist Kavi collaborate with staff from across the university to project kscope stills and video contributed by hundreds of AUB students. The is being projected onto the windows of University House at AUB throughout December and was captured by AUB photography alumnus Bill Bradshaw.

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AUB team nets three awards at this year’s BFX Festival

AUB team ‘Three and a Half Beards’ hit the hat-trick at this year’s BFX Festival, taking home awards for Best Pipeline/Workflow, Best 2D/3D Animation and Best Achievement Overall.

Their final animation ‘The Boy and Moon’ was produced in seven weeks as part of the BFX competition, which saw them up against eight different teams consisting of students and graduates from a number of universities. Watch their final animation of the ‘making of’ video on the right.

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Modelmaking alumnus Lucie Longford creates prop for Kate Bush Tour

Lucie Longford graduated from Modelmaking in 2002, and now works as a professional Modelmaker and Visiting Tutor at AUB.

“Recently, I did some costumes for Kate Bush’s ‘Before the Dawn’ launch of her new album and then it was also used in the live show. I was asked to make life jackets to look like they were from the 1950’s. I worked with Robert Allsopp who designed it.

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Visual Communication Students design new identity for Gigler

Leading digital infrastructure builder CityFibre has worked with students from AUB and local digital creative agency CROWD to overhaul and update the brand and identity of it’s flagship internet service provider Gigler.

The three-month project was undertaken by 1st year BA (Hons) Visual Communications students in response to a professional brief and provided them with their first taste of a real-world commercial project.

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PEEK – MA Illustration London Show

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Mermaids spotted on Bournemouth seafront

Every Autumn, Arts Bournemouth brings Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival to the UK’s leading resort with AUB as headline sponsor.

The festival is a rich mix of some of the best regional, national and international arts across dance, film, theatre, performance, visual arts, spoken word, literature and music.

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Costume and Make-up collaborate for BeauBowBelles Video

1st Year Costume and Make-up students have created a1950’s inspired video for The BeauBowBelles.

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Fine Art Students up for Platform Graduate Award

Now in its third year, the Platform Graduate Award 2014 profiles new talent emerging from universities and colleges in the South East region.

Working as part of CVAN (The Contemporary Visual Arts Network, five galleries in South East England – Aspex, Portsmouth; De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill; Modern Art OxfordMK Gallery, Milton Keynes and Turner Contemporary, Margate – each showcase the work of recent graduates from their region, selected from university and college degree shows.

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AUB hosts VaroomLab Illustration Symposium: Interpretation

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Freshers 2014

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2013 Grad Film ‘Untitled Blues’ to screen at Encounters Film Festival

BA (Hons) Film Production graduate film from 2013 ‘Untitled Blues’ has been selected to screen at Encounters Film Festival (Nahemi programme).

Encounters Festival is the UK’s leading short film and animation festival and annual meeting place for new, emerging and established filmmakers and industry professionals.

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Gold for AUB Marketing

AUB Marketing picked up 4 awards at the annual HEIST awards in Manchester  – winning Gold for ‘Best Website’ two years in a row.

The HEIST Awards, now in their 25th year, are the premier UK marketing effectiveness awards for Higher and Further Education. AUB Marketing and graduate/staff partner agency Bond and Coyne and Colour and Thing won:

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