Commercial Photography

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Photography alumna works with bubbles for art and science

BA (Hons) Photography alumna, Kym Cox, graduated in 2014. Her work focuses on bubbles for art and science.

As well as exhibiting at various Science and Engineering festivals over the past year, Kym’s work was shown alongside Brian Griffin’s ‘Himmelstrasse’ at The Royal Photographic Society’s Magic Gallery earlier 2016.

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The Lure – a feature documentary by alumnus Tomas Leach

BA (Hons) Film Production alumnus, Tomas Leach, has directed new feature documentary, The Lure.

Tomas graduated in 2002 and now works as a Director on features and commercials.

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Commercial Photography alumnus on life after university

James Stopforth is a BA (Hons) Commercial Photography alumnus, who graduated from The Arts Institute at Bournemouth (AUB) in 2009.

We caught up with him to find out more about life after university, which has included shooting with iconic British fashion photographers – and the royal family.

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Commercial Photography alumna designs Hermès Christmas windows

Alumna, Rhea Thierstein, is an Artist, Art Director and Set Designer, and has recently showcased her work in the Hermès Christmas Artist Windows.

Since graduating in 2005 with an FdA in Commercial Photography, Rhea has collaborated with the likes of Photographer Tim Walker, and worked with clients such as Dior, Vogue, and John Lewis.

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Film alumnus secures job at ILM

Dan Carney, 2016 BA (Hons) Film Production graduate, has secured a job working for Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) VFX and Animation studio.

He gives an insight into life as Technical Assistant for the company, which was founded by George Lucas in 1975.

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Birthday celebrations for Professor Sir Peter Cook

AUB celebrated the 80th birthday of acclaimed English architect and Honorary Fellow of the University, Professor Sir Peter Cook RA, in its new multi award-winning Drawing Studio yesterday, designed by the Royal Academician himself.

The event, consisting of a lecture and drinks reception, honoured Professor Sir Peter Cook RA and his contribution to architecture and teaching throughout his career. The Drawing Studio at AUB is the first of its kind to have been built in the country for 100 years and is Professor Sir Peter Cook’s only building in the UK.

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Turlin Moor Youth Centre Photography Project

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography students have been working with Turlin Moor Youth Centre.

The 4 week project was part funded by Poole Housing Partnerships LTD and AUB.

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Honorary Fellow hires five AUB graduates

Make-up effects artist, prosthetics designer and Honorary Fellow, Nick Dudman, recently employed five BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance graduates.

Nick told Course Leader, Sara Taylor: “In my opinion, and in the opinion of my senior crew, the graduates are the best trainees we have ever taken on.

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Dance Show – A Letter to My Future Self

To make a story come true, it has to leave the page. We have to set it free. We are the keepers of our own stories, but the key that unlocks them is not always easy to find… Who am I? Why am I here? What memories will I leave behind?

Second Year BA (Hons) Dance students will perform an original piece of immersive dance theatre entitled, A Letter to My Future Self. The work focuses on identity and the journey of self-discovery.

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AUB wins award for Distinguished Services to Design Education

The Sir Misha Black Awards Committee has awarded the 2016 Award for Innovation in Design Education to AUB for its innovative approach to design teaching.

AUB received special recognition for the creation of The Gallery and for commissioning the first purpose built Drawing Studio in the UK for over 100 years. The Award was presented at a ceremony held at the Royal College of Art in London last night.

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Student creates short film of Cinderella

Over the summer, third year BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design student, Sophie Fretwell, made her own short film featuring an18th century dress that she made in her first year.

Sophie has followed the design pathway since her Second Year and has a unique and playful drawing style.

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