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AUB 24 + RNLI – The collaborative live brief

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AUB students build a Crowd

On site agency, Crowd have been working with students from across the AUB to win several awards for innovative communication work.

Their latest project – ‘Build a Crowd‘ saw the agency work with students from BA (Hons) Film Production to produce a series of films that define audience engagement.

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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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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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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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International Make-up Artist Trade Show 2014

Make-up for Media and Performance will be exhibiting at IMATS in June from 27th-29th. This year our stand has doubled in size, as has the number of students (approx 30) who will be demonstrating their practical hair, make-up and prosthetic skills.

The exhibition in London is one of only 6 around the World which is specifically for the make-up industry with world renowned make-up and prosthetic artists holding seminars and demonstrations, there is also a creature museum and international make-up supplies companies.

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AUB 24 + Bridport Arts Centre

AUB 24 turns AUB into an advertising and communications agency for 24 hours…

Small, multi-disciplinary teams of students work on a real brief, with a real client and the opportunity to produce real work.

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Charlie Smith London Internships

An AUB student opportunity has been created in partnership with Zavier Ellis, a leading figure in the London art scene and director of Charlie Smith London, a gallery renown for discovering and developing new artists.

Two students a year are selected for internships of 3 months, working on the development and promotion of internationally recognised exhibitions, gaining invaluable insider experience of the Artworld and its works. The internships are supported with a bursary to aid with transport and logistics.

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Betty Does Venice

The 55th la Biennale di Venezia – the world-renowned international art exhibition – opened in style at the weekend, with over 150 pieces of art from 37 countries. Over the next few months, over 370,000 visitors will be travelling to Venice to critique the work on display, but perhaps none more expressive that Betty Biennale, an omnipotent art presence, who has been giving her undiluted opinion on the artworks during press week.

Betty Biennale originates from Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) – she is the result of collaboration between Welsh artist Pete Fowler and the AUB Marketing Team. She was created to make the Venice Biennale accessible to an audience in the UK – made up of creatives from AUB, Arts Pavilion Bournemouth (a partnership between AUB, Arts Bournemouth and work in progress for Venice Agendas) and those in the creative industry who are interested in her sharp tongue and candid opinion.

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Twenty young creatives honoured for their creative flair in international arts competition

Twenty young creatives have been crowned as the winners of this year’s Who Are You? competition, which supersizes their winning artwork onto billboards in London and across other major sites in the UK.

The annual competition developed by Arts University of Bournemouth (AUB), aims to give budding creatives between the ages of 14-19, the opportunity to express themselves by asking them to create a poster which states who they feel they are in the world today. On hand to judge the entries were a host of leading lights in the creative industry; including the world renowned photographer Rankin, young artist Stuart Semple, and war photographer Giles Duley.

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Twenty-four hours and counting for AUB students

On Thursday 24th January, creative students from the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) will spend 24 hours working on a live brief for the up-and-coming brand Jimmy’s Iced Coffee.

The brief – which is being kept top secret – will be given to AUB students by company MD Jimmy Cregan at 1pm on the 24th January, and will end 24 hours later, with a series of pitches from teams of students. From these concept ideas, at least one will be produced in the next 3 months and rolled out as the next big campaign from Jimmy’s Iced Coffee.

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