The latest news from our course:
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.
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.
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.
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.
2015 saw the release of his first feature film, A Christmas Star about a young girl who believes she has the gift to perform miracles.
This summer, the BFX Competition (July 11th – August 26th 2016) is open to students or recent graduates of Visual Effects or Animation at any UK University or College.
BFX is a student competition, designed to give students direct exposure to cutting-edge practices and showcase their skills to some of the best supervisors, producers and artists in the VFX and animation industry.
Future Film Festival in Bologna have selected 2016 graduation animation Simulator, Riflesso and Aromantic Tea to compete in their Online Short Film Contest.
From the 18th of April you can vote for the animations in the online contest on the Future Film website.
Back in October Aromantic Tea was selected for screening at the Children’s Film Festival Seattle, which took place in January this year.
Films seleceted for Seattle are also put forward for REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival which takes place at the beautiful Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater, in Los Angeles.
International University Student Video Contest, Tech Ex Cup have selected eight of our 2015 graduation animations for competition in their festival.
Upon selection the shorts go through series of selection rounds, the films chosen will then compete for 3rd, 2nd and 1st class awards.
Eight of our 2015 graduation animations have been selected for Athens Animfest.
Aromantic Tea, Making Tracks, Morning Song, No Added Preservatives, Questfactor, Riflesso, Simulator and The Scarecrow have all been selected to compete in the Student Competition at Athens Animfest.
The Scarecrow, Morning Song and Aromantic Tea have been selected for the official competition at Ismailia Film Festival – international films festival for documentaries and shorts.
The festival takes place in the city of Ismailia in north-eastern Egypt. Known in Egypt as “The City of Beauty and Enchantment” Ismailia is situated on the west bank of the Suez Canal.
International animation film festival Golden Kuker Sofia has selected Aromantic Tea and Morning Song for their student competition programme.
The festival has run annually since 2010 and is organised by the Bulgarian Association of The Independent Artists and Cartoon Animators with a mission to contribute to the development of Bulgarian art, to help Bulgarian and foreign animators get in touch and to support young professionals and students.