Film - Arts University Bournemouth

MA Film Production graduate and cinematographer nominated for Hollywood award

An MA Film Production alumnus has been nominated for a Hollywood award for his work on Secret Child: The Bridge

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Film Production graduate wins inaugural Bournemouth Film School Rycote Sound Award

A BA (Hons) Film Production graduate has paid tribute to the “best teachers” after winning the inaugural Bournemouth Film School Rycote Sponsored Sound Award

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Film Production Lecturer wins another international award for his film The Turtle and the Sea

BA (Hons) Film Production course Senior Lecturer, Marek Budzynski, has won another award at an International Film Festival for his film The Turtle and the Sea

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BA (Hons) Film Production graduate to become Dorset tourist attraction’s first filmmaker

A BA (Hons) Film Production graduate says she is “extremely excited” to become The Tank Museum’s first filmmaker in residence

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Eastern and Western cultures collide in film The Turtle and The Sea – which has just won AUB senior lecturer on the BA (Hons) Film Production course, Marek Budzynski a Best Director award.

The Turtle and The Sea follows the story of a Chinese Kung Fu master who travels to England to try and raise money for his mother’s heart operation. He falls in love with a British singer. Against a backdrop of deep cultural divisions and the violence of inner city Birmingham, they find themselves in a race against time to save his mother’s life, and their own.

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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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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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Bridport’s Film Festival: From Page to Screen

Wednesday 11th – Sunday 15th April 2018, Bridport Arts Centre

The 11th April welcomes back From Page to Screen for its 10th anniversary edition, as part of Bridport’s Film Festival.

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Two AUB Films Screened at BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival

In exciting news, two BA (Hons) Film Production graduate films, Bleach and Missed Conceptions, were screened at the 2018 BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival on Saturday 24th April.

The team from Missed Conceptions (2017) attended the festival. Writer/Director Ruby Parker-Harbord, and Producer Lewis Bayley introduced the film at their first screening of the weekend in the Short Films programme, Altered States.

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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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Last week, AUB’s community of staff, students and academics joined together in celebration of the inaugural AUBRIETA Teaching Awards.

The AUBRIETA Awards, which were held alongside the AUBSU Thank You Awards, were presented by Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Emma Hunt.

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MA Film Production Course Leader Discusses Latest Film ‘Bikini Moon’

MA Film Production Course Leader, David Munns’ latest film project, Bikini Moon, premiered in the US on Saturday 3rd March at Cinequest Film Festival.


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