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BA (Hons) Animation Production’s 2014 graduation animation ‘The Shipping Forecast’ goes coastal in SEA/FILM screening

Sea/Film is a film programming and events organisation committed to bringing alternative film and cinema to Yorkshire, the Humber and the North East.

They use film and culture to inspire new connections, conversation and community. By supporting local emerging talent; like filmmakers and creative people with a platform to showcase their work. They also bring in people and film from outside the region for inspiring events and experimental cinema.

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HONORARY FELLOWS – PETER LORD CBE

Peter Lord is co-owner and Creative Director of Aardman Animations where he pioneered techniques in motion animation using clay puppets. He was awarded a CBE in The Queen’s Birthday...

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Bournemouth Film School Grad Screenings 2019

Bournemouth Film School graduates took the opportunity to view their short films on the big screen at the annual BFI screenings this June.

Graduating students from BA (Hons) Animation Production, BA (Hons) Film Production and BA (Hons) Visual Effects (VFX) for Film and Television attended the celebration on Thursday 27 June, held at the BFI Southbank. The event is open to the public and industry as well as the courses in attendance, and provides a brilliant opportunity for the new graduates to network.

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BA (Hons) Summer Shows: AUB Campus

The BA (Hons) Degree Summer shows are a showcase of the incredible, innovative work our graduating students produce at the end of their studies.

The exhibitions take over the whole of campus, turning into the largest gallery space in the region! Shows are open to the public until Friday 21 June.

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Graduate animation ‘Anna’ nominated for the National RTS Student Awards

BA (Hons) Animation Production’s Jessica Mountfeilds ‘Anna’ is nominated for yet another award

The national judging of the Undergraduate Animation regional winning films from the RTS Student Television Awards 2019 has now taken place and a shortlist of three nominations has been selected.

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BA (Hons) Animation Production graduate’s stopmotion production ‘Anna’ tours Portugal with MONSTRA à Solta

After screening at festival MONSTRA in Lisbon back in March, 2018 graduate, Jessica Mountfield’s ‘Anna’ was selected for the MONSTRA à Solta (MONSTRA on the Loose) screening tour.

The goal of the tour is to take the new approaches, aesthetics, subjects — the art of animation — to places where it usually wouldn’t reach through the conventional media and means.

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‘Whispering Onion’ Animation by BA (Hons) Animation Production graduate Akari Hiraoka selected for Animafest Zagreb

‘Whispering Onion’ has been selected for the ‘Student Films Competition’ programme at the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2019.

Animafest Zagreb was established in 1972 and is the second oldest film festival in the world completely dedicated to animation. Animafest’s Grand Prix winners directly qualify for the Academy Awards and the European Animation Award.

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BA (Hons) Animation Production graduates stopmotion production ‘Anna’ wins at Canterbury AniFest

A win for 2018 BA (Hons) Animation Production graduates at Animation Festival.

On Saturday the 9th of March, the day after graduate animation stopmotion production, ‘Anna’, by 2018 graduate Jessica Mountfield won best student animation at the RTS (Royal Television Society) Awards, the animated short also took home the award for ‘Best British Film’ at Canterbury AniFest. Canterbury Anifest is an annual award-winning animation festival in the South East of England.

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Ba (Hons) Animation students create innovative 3D Zoetrope in collaboration with MoDip

The Zoetrope is currently open to the public and housed in MoDiP on AUB campus.

The project is a collaboration between MoDiP and BA (Hons) Animation Production students and part of a wider three-week student exhibition of work at MoDiP.

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Co-Founder of Aardman Animation visits AUB for Guest Lecture

Bournemouth Film School were delighted to welcome British Film Director, Animator and Co-Founder of Animation Studios Aardman, Peter Lord CBE to AUB last week.

Peter spoke to students about the 40 year history of Aardman Animation, sharing anecdotes and photographs from the studios over the years, talking through its span from drawing, to puppetry, commercials to film. He began the talk with a showreel including some of the Aardman favourites – Pirates!, Wallace and Grommit and Morph.

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BFS wins at the 2019 Regional RTS Awards!

Bournemouth Film School are delighted to announce two wins at the Regional Royal Television Awards this year.

BA (Hons) Animation Production Graduate Film, Anna took the top prize in the Best Student Animation category, with BA (Hons) Film Production Graduate Film, Zebra winning Best Student Drama.

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A trio of festival screenings for Anna

Stop motion animation Anna has a busy Spring ahead.

Our 2018 graduate animation is set to screen at three festival over the coming months.

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