Visual Effects

Visual Effects - Arts University Bournemouth

Bournemouth Film School Grad Screenings 2019

Bournemouth Film School graduates took the opportunity to view their short films on the big screen at the annual BFI screenings this June.

Graduating students from BA (Hons) Animation Production, BA (Hons) Film Production and BA (Hons) Visual Effects (VFX) for Film and Television attended the celebration on Thursday 27 June, held at the BFI Southbank. The event is open to the public and industry as well as the courses in attendance, and provides a brilliant opportunity for the new graduates to network.

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BA (Hons) Summer Shows: AUB Campus

The BA (Hons) Degree Summer shows are a showcase of the incredible, innovative work our graduating students produce at the end of their studies.

The exhibitions take over the whole of campus, turning into the largest gallery space in the region! Shows are open to the public until Friday 21 June.

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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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