Film - Arts University Bournemouth

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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Iris on the Move Festival comes to AUB

Bournemouth Film School (BFS) are delighted to announce that Bournemouth has been added to the Iris Prize’s touring locations, with a three-day visit to AUB between 20-23 February.

The event will include film screenings, talks and Q&A’s for students and staff alike.

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British Film Director, Mike Leigh Attends Bournemouth Film School Industry Event

60 final year BA (Hons) Film Production students attended the Industry Day at the BFI which began with a six person industry panel, chaired by course leader, Jonathan Carr.

The panel was followed by a networking session for students to meet the panelists, which included representatives from ScreenSkills and BBC Films.

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Graduate Films ‘Anna’, ‘Nine Coo Five’ and ‘Zebra’ nominated for the RTS Student Awards

BA (Hons) Animation Production and BA (Hons) Film Production graduate films, Anna, Nine Coo Five and Zebra have been nominated for the Regional Television Student Awards 2019!

The Royal Television Society have today released their nominations for the RTS Student Television Awards.

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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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