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AUB Alumni - 5/13 - Arts University Bournemouth


Architecture, design and arts students and graduates are being urged to take up a unique opportunity to boost their skills with a two-week programme in Italy.

Arts University Bournemouth is delighted to be working with the Sorrento Design Programme, based in the Bay of Naples, to allow students and graduates to expand their skills, both through practical and app-based methods.

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Edgar Wright, renowned Film Director, Sceenwriter and Producer, returns to AUB

Dorset-born filmmaker, Edgar Wright, best known for his critically acclaimed films Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead, and his most recent Box Office hit, Baby Driver, returned to Arts University Bournemouth to share anecdotes about his college days.

Wright was born in Poole and grew up in Swanage and Somerset. He speaks fondly of his childhood days, telling students “some of the earliest stuff I made has an escapist element to it, because I grew up in Dorset and Somerset“. He studied a National Diploma in Audio-Visual Design at AUB (Bournemouth and Poole College as it was then) between 1992-1994, before going on to make his first feature film, A Fistful of Fingers, shortly after in 1995.

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Graduate Animations Liv and Vida to screen at Anima Mundi Animation Festival

2017 graduate animations Liv and Vida, have been selected for screenings at the 26th International Animation Festival of Brazil, Anima Mundi.

Vida will be screened in the Panorama programme, while Liv will take part in the Animation Course/Student programme. The annual festival takes place in various Brazillian cities across 2018. Firstly, in Rio de Janeiro from 24th to 29th July, and then in São Paulo from 1st to 5th August. In addition, Anima Mundi will also hold a show in Brasilia, where part of the programme presented at Anima Mundi will be shown.

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Commercial Photography Alumni Shortlisted for Sony World Photography Awards

AUB alumni, Mark Leaver is one of the shortlisted photographers in the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards.

Mark graduated from the BA (Hons) Commercial Photography course in 2014 and is now based in London. He specialises in travel photography and portraiture, which his website keenly displays.

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Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe Festival 2018

Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe Festival (BEAF), Bournemouth’s biggest independent arts festival, returns throughout April and May 2018 for 10 days of arts and cultural offerings.

28th April – 7th May 2018, Various Locations Across Bournemouth

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Photography Alumna Featured in Vogue India for ‘Kranti’ Project

BA (Hons) Photography graduate, Radha Datta, was featured in Vogue India this month in response to her eye-opening photography project with non-profit organisation (NGO), Kranti.

Based in Mumbai, Kranti is a NGO shelter that empowers girls from red-light areas to become ‘agents of positive change’, by providing a healing home, education, and personalised opportunities.

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Film Production Alumni Share Their Experiences on BBC ‘Hard Sun’ Series

BA (Hons) Film Production graduates, Nick Rowland, Simon Bysshe and Andrew Fletcher, reunited for the BBC’s recent crime drama series, ‘Hard Sun’.

We caught up with the three BA (Hons) Film Production alumni as they reflected on their time working on the hit BBC series.

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Alumni Faye Bowden’s Residency at the Royal Drawing School

Faye Bowden is a working artist who graduated from the BA (Hons) Fine Art course in 2015.

After applying for a residency run by the Royal Drawing School in October 2017, Faye was successful and will be attending a two-week, full-time residency based in Dumfries House, South-West Scotland. We chatted with Faye before her impending and exciting opportunity began.

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Acting Alumnus Stars in The Looming Tower

Nebras Jamali, BA (Hons) Acting alumnus graduated last June and is already starring in new TV Show, Looming Tower, released this month.

We caught up with Nebras to find out what he’s been up to since graduating, and to hear his advice for the next generation of actors.

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Adama Jalloh Photographs Backstage at UK Black Panther Premiere

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography alumna, Adama Jalloh, ventured backstage for i-D at the ‘Black Panther’ UK premiere last week to photograph the cast in monochrome majesty.

An assignment for i-D, the BJP Breakthrough Awards winner captured the ‘Black Panther’ cast, which included actors Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright and Martin Freeman, dressed in sharp suits and glittering gowns.

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Costume & Performance Design Alumna Talks Life After AUB

Grace Mortlock, looks back on her time creating costumes for the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony in Weymouth!

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Alumna, Lucie Snow, Visits BA (Hons) Make-up for Media & Performance Students

BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance Alumna, Lucie Snow, meets with second and third year make-up students to share her industry knowledge.

Lucie graduated from the course in 2012 and has had continued success working in the Special FX Moulding and Make-up industries.

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