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Sylvain Chomet visits Animation students

BA (Hons) Animation Production Course news / Industry News – Published 20th Apr 17

BAFTA award-winning and Oscar nominated director and animator, Sylvain Chomet, has been on campus this week sharing his work with BA (Hons) Animation students.

Chomet presented a showcase of his work to students and is also holding a special screening of one of his most famous works, The Illusionist, followed by a Q&A later today.  

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Graduation animation wins at Rising Star Film Festival

Full Time courses / Higher Education / Undergraduate / BA (Hons) Animation / Animation Production Graduate / Alumni Course news – Published 28th Mar 17

2016 graduation animation Wendell’s Advantageous Adversity has won third place in Canadian student film festival Rising Star.

The annual festival was created by the Robert Thirsk High School Film Club students. It grew out of their passion to make fun and interesting films and videos.

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Graduate animation selected for screening at ANIFILM

Full Time courses / Higher Education / Undergraduate / BA (Hons) Animation / Animation Production Graduate / Alumni Course news / Industry News – Published 22nd Feb 17

International Festival of Animated Films (ANIFILM) has selected the work of recently graduated BA (Hons) Animation students for the International Competition of Student Films.

The animation, entitled Phone, will be screened at the festival, which takes place from the 2nd to 7th May 2017 in the city Třeboň in Southern Bohemia in the Czech Republic.

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Animation alumni releases new book

Full Time courses / BA (Hons) Animation / Animation Production Staff / Alumni Course news / alumni / Industry News – Published 4th Oct 16

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

BA (Hons) Animation Production / Visual Effects Design and Production Course news / Industry News – Published 22nd Sep 16

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

Full Time courses / Higher Education / BA (Hons) Animation Production Graduate / Alumni Course news – Published 5th Sep 16

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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Film and TV Director Richard Elson talks life after AUB

BA (Hons) Animation Production / Film Production Alumni Course news / Industry News – Published 5th Aug 16

AUB Film and Animation alumnus, Richard Elson, directed his first feature film last year and has worked with the likes of Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan.

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.

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BFX competition challenges UK students to create standout animation

BA (Hons) Animation Production / Visual Effects Design and Production Student Course news / Inspire / Collaborate / Achieve / Industry News – Published 11th May 16

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.

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