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Liv wins two Awards at the national RTS Student Awards

Last Friday the National RTS Student Television Awards took place at BFI Southbank.

We are super happy to announce that out of the three nominations Liv took home the awards for Best Sound – Max Ellis and Lulu Ladd – and Best Production Design – Sunniva Fluge Hole, Laura Perkins, Lara Frank and Ching Apple Toh.

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Animation Production, Liv, wins at RTS National Awards

Following a regional win at the RTS Student Awards in Winchester earlier this year, AUB is delighted to announce BA (Hons) Animation Production graduation film LIV wins in two categories at the National RTS Awards.

‘Team Liv’ took the Undergraduate Production Design award, awarded to graduates’ Sunniva Fluge Hole, Laura Perkins, Lara Frank and Ching Apple Toh, and the Undergraduate Sound award, awarded to graduates’ Max Ellis and Lulu Ladd.

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Student Animation ‘The Potion Controversy’ Wins at AIAF

Student animation, The Potion Controversy, has won ‘Best of International Student Animation’ at the 2018 Australian International Animation Festival (AIAF).

Created by third year BA (Hons) Animation Production student, Oscar Stockdale, The Potion Controversy (2017) is a short animation about a dictator who ‘learns the hard way’.

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Graduate Animations Liv and Vida to screen at Anima Mundi Animation Festival

2017 graduate animations Liv and Vida, have been selected for screenings at the 26th International Animation Festival of Brazil, Anima Mundi.

Vida will be screened in the Panorama programme, while Liv will take part in the Animation Course/Student programme. The annual festival takes place in various Brazillian cities across 2018. Firstly, in Rio de Janeiro from 24th to 29th July, and then in São Paulo from 1st to 5th August. In addition, Anima Mundi will also hold a show in Brasilia, where part of the programme presented at Anima Mundi will be shown.

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The Queens’ Tale Wins 3rd Place at the Anim!Arte Festival

Brazilian animation festival, Anim!Arte has awarded AUB student animation project, The Queens’ Tale third place in the 2017 ‘International Students, Maxi’ competition.

Anim!Arte is a festival dedicated to animated short films, with a maximum film duration of 15 minutes. This exciting international event is for young adults and children who create animations for the same age group.

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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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The AUBRIETA Awards

Last week, AUB’s community of staff, students and academics joined together in celebration of the inaugural AUBRIETA Teaching Awards.

The AUBRIETA Awards, which were held alongside the AUBSU Thank You Awards, were presented by Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Emma Hunt.

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‘Liv’ and ‘Odd One Out’ screen at RiverRun

RiverRun International Film Festival has selected graduate animations Liv and Odd One Out for screening.

RiverRun celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, it was inspired by the French Broad River near Brevard, North Carolina, where the festival was originally held in 1998.

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The AUBSU Thank You Awards

Last week, the AUB community came together to honour exemplary members of staff at the AUBSU Thank You Awards.

The AUBSU Thank You Awards were presented by Students’ Union President, Beth Rubery, and Vice President, Ezra Evans. These annual awards allow students to recognise the hard work of staff.

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Cartoon Saloon Lecture with Mark Mullery

February 26th saw Cartoon Saloon’s Studio Technical Director, Mark Mullery, deliver an influential lecture to BA (Hons) and MA Animation Production students about the leading animation studio’s workflow and projects.

CARTOON SALOON

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Sylvain Chomet: Interview with the ‘Bad Boy’ of Animation

Sylvain Chomet, a quintessential Frenchman with a British sense of humour. An iconic Director and a natural storyteller – but it all began with animation.

Chomet’s impressive showreel includes the Oscar-nominated Belleville Rendez-vous (2003) and The Illusionist (2010). And in 2014, the Simpsons’ couch got a satirical French makeover in Chomet’s signature style.

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Animation Wins at Royal Television Society Awards

Friday the 23rd of February saw the return of the annual southern region Royal Television Society Awards, taking place at Winchester Guildhall.

Films from both the AUB Animation Production and Film Production courses were nominated and alumni, students and staff from both courses attended the award ceremony alongside nominated television industry professionals. The awards were hosted by TV presenter veterans Fred Dineage and Sally Taylor.

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