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Fashion graduates excel in Sophie Hallette design challenge

Two BA (Hons) Fashion graduates have been awarded prestigious prizes by couture French lacemaker, Sophie Hallette.

The University Design Challenge invites students from around the world to invent the future fashions of their dreams, with the support of Sophie Hallette. Students are supplied with lace and tulle and encouraged to let their imagination and needles wander.

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Alumni film premieres at BFI London Film Festival

BA (Hons) Film Production alumnus, Felix Schmilinsky's debut feature film, A Moving Image, premiered at the 60th BFI London Film Festival.The film previously screened in the US at LA Film...

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Exploring the work of Twinks Burnett

BA (Hons) Fashion alumna Twinks Burnett is a Fashion Stylist, Creative Director and Accessories Designer.

After graduating in 2014, she went on to win the ‘Fashion Styling and Creative Direction’ award at Graduate Fashion Week.

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Animation alumni releases new book

A new animation book called Animation in Context was released by Bloomsbury on the 8 September.

The book  was written by Mark Collington who worked as a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Animation Production Course from 2004-2006, and also studied on the old Animation HND from 1997-1999.

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BIC hosts Animated Women UK workshop

As part of this year’s BFX Festival, the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) will be hosting an exciting workshop about the experience of women in Animation.

Organised by Animated Women UK (AWUK) and BFX, the workshop will take place at 2pm on Friday 14th October and will be held in Bayview Room 1 of the BIC.

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The Healing Powers of Art at Artspace Brighton

Animation alumni Kit Man graduated in 2009 and has since gone on to co-found the Arts and Mental Health Charity Artspace Brighton with Abi Jones in 2013.

The acronym stands for: Assisting Recovery Through Supportive Participatory Art and Community Engagement.

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Aesthetica Short Film Festival selects two graduation animations

Aesthetica Short Film Festival has selected Riflesso and No Added Preservatives for their festival programme.

The BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival returns for its sixth year, running 3 – 6 November and taking place in 15 distinct venues across York.

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Visual Communication scores 100% Student Satisfaction

BA (Hons) Visual Communication have full marks in the NSS survey for overall student satisfaction.

The NSS is a series of 23 online questions relating to six areas of the learning experience as well as student unions and overall student satisfaction. It is aimed at final year undergraduates, and assesses universities and other higher education providers on a number of satisfaction-based criteria every year.

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Brand new Dance Studios ready for Autumn 2016

The BA (Hons) Dance department at AUB is looking forward to welcoming students into state-of-the-art new studios, following major investment on campus.

These light, airy spaces will offer our students the perfect environment to bring their creativity to life.

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Visual Effects course celebrates BFX Festival

BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production Course leader Paul Hilton and Senior lecturer Ian Fellows are running a workshop for the BFX Festival called ‘Martial the Art of VFX.’

BFX has been designed to celebrate and promote the visual effects, computer games and animation industry, inspire the next wave of talent and share the latest knowledge

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Lord Norman Foster commissions Modelmaking students to recreate lost model

Earlier this year, students at AUB worked hard to recreate the original model of one of Berlin’s most iconic landmarks, following a commission from Lord Norman Foster.

Seven Second Year students on AUB’s BA (Hons) Modelmaking course were tasked by Lord Foster to build a replica of the original model of the Reichstag dome for The Norman Foster Foundation. The dome was designed by Lord Foster in 1993 to symbolise the reunification of Germany and the original model was lost.

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