Visual Effects

Visual Effects - Arts University Bournemouth

AUB Highlighted in Tech Nation Report

AUB’s significant involvement with industry is celebrated in the latest Tech Nation report for 2018.

The in-depth report, released on 17 May 2018, is part of a ground-breaking annual series that evaluates digital tech activity from all over the country and makes data comparisons.

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Letterpress Workshop Master Class with David Armes

BA (Hons) Visual Communication students were treated to an extensive two-day workshop on the 8th and 9th January by influential artist, David Armes of Red Plate Press.

David Armes works with letterpress printing, language and geography for his art, and is predominantly ‘site-specific’. He uses various source materials to reflect how ‘sense of space’ can be represented, and frequently works in public places in order to convey a social message. He has his own letterpress studio called Red Plate Press.

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AUB and Outpost VFX partner for pioneering Higher Education initiative

Five third year BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production students are currently undertaking a rare opportunity in an extended professional placement with Outpost VFX in Bournemouth,...

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VFX student secures place on Framestore’s Digital Matte Painting Internship

BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production second year student Zack Mccarthy has been selected for Framestore’s highly competitive internship this summer.

Based in the London head office studio, Zack will become part of the creative team giving him invaluable first-hand industry experience.

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Five VFX students hired by Outpost VFX

Five students studying on AUB’s BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production course have been hired by innovative visual effects facility, Outpost VFX.

Located in Bournemouth, Outpost VFX designs and creates innovative visual effects for the film, broadcast and advertising industries. 

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VFX students secure work on summer blockbusters

13 students on the BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production course will be working at Framestore this summer.

The students, a mix of both first and second years, took up their new roles in the Oscar-winning visual effects studio at the end of May, and will work there until they return to University in September.

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Diversity in the VFX and Animation Industries

What does it mean to be a woman working in the VFX and Animation industries?

Ellie Dupont, Lecturer in BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production has organised an industry led discussion panel focussing on the contributions, successes and experiences of women in the industry.

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VFX students work on Marvel’s Doctor Strange

BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production students were recently given the chance to work on Marvel’s Doctor Strange.

The students had just completed the first year of their three year degree when the opportunity presented itself. Recommended by two of the course’s teaching staff, who both work full time for Framestore, the students were deemed as ‘production ready’ and hit the ground running.

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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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