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Illustration student nominated for D&AD New Blood Award

Bradley James, a final year BA (Hons) Illustration student, has been nominated for a D&AD New Blood award.

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Marina Ortega wins Royal Photographic Society’s Hall Marriott Essay Prize

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography is pleased to report that Marina Ortega has been announced as the recipient of the 3rd place prize in the Royal Photographic Society’s Hall Marriott Essay Prize.

The prize, awarded to an essay addressing an aspect of photographic history, was awarded to Marina for her investigation into notions of truth in documentary practices as they relate to images dating from the Spanish Civil War to more contemporary works. 

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Final year Photography student in British Journal of Photography

Megan Hood, a student on BA (Hons) Photography has had her work published in the June edition of the British Journal of Photography.

Megan Hood is a Fine Art Photographer, currently in her final year. Her practice mainly revolves around the theme of camera less/concrete photography and reflexivity; showing the machine as the author and the artist as the manipulator. 

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Fashion student up for Harrod’s ‘Star of Tomorrow’ writing comp

BA (Hons) Fashion final year Eleanor Hamilton has been been shortlisted as a finalist for the prestigious Harrod’s ‘Star of Tomorrow Writing’ Competition.

The annual competition aims to scout and nurture emerging British talent, providing a platform to launch their careers in a particularly competitive and dynamic industry.  The prize will allow the two winners to get a taste of the world’s most famous department store and its leading publication – the Harrods Magazine.

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Acting Alumnus touring with Vienna English Theatre

BA (Hons) Acting alumnus Sam Meleady has been touring Austria with Vienna’s English Theatre in Dance Class.

He is pictured with fellow Dance Class actress Daisy Cole. During his time at AUB, Sam featured in several productions including Ship of Fools and Life’s a Dream.

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2012 Grad Animation ‘Marionette’ for Zurich Dentists

FANTOCHE are working with the public Dentistry Service of Zurich for a special animation screening project, in which 2012 graduate animation ‘Marionette’ from BA (Hons) Animation will play a part. 

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PDN 30 / 30 Awards

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography alumni Katrina Tang and Benjamin McMahon have been listed for PDN’s ’30 photographers under 30′ to watch.

Each year since 1999, the editors of PDN have selected 30 emerging photographers who represent a variety of styles and genres and have demonstrated a distinctive vision, creativity, and versatility. This year, the editors reviewed the work of more than 300 photographers from around the world. To be considered, the photographers must have been shooting on their own professionally for five years or less. Most were nominated by photo editors, art directors, curators, educators and fellow photographers around the world, and some were invited by editors based on work seen in promotions, portfolio reviews or photo contests.

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Fashion student makes FAD 2015 Final

BA (Hons) Fashion student Alice Polley has made the finals of FAD – ‘Physics meets Fashion’ 2015.

Mass.Matter.Forces An Experiment – is a collection inspired by Polley’s own experimental photographs documenting the effects caused by forces on different fabrics.

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MA Illustration students long-listed for Book Illustration Competition

The Book Illustration Competition is a unique partnership between House of Illustration and The Folio Society.

MA Illustration student Sooyeon Kim has been longlisted for the 2015 prize. She tells us about her work:

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Film Alumnus Nick Rowland up for BAFTA with ‘Slap’

BA (Hons) Film Production alumnus Nick Rowland’s ‘Slap’ has been nominated for a BAFTA for British Short Film in 2015.

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