The latest news from our course:
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.
Eight 2016 graduation animations have made it through the initial selection process and are now nominated in several award categories at the Tech-ex Cup International University Student Video Contest .
Competing for the first class award in the ‘Outside Mainland China’ section are Nonsens and Kamigami.
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.
Films from BA (Hons) Film Production have won in the Royal Television Society Student Awards, Southern Region.
The Village Fate won in the Comedy and Entertainment category, and Bleach in the Drama category. Listen Up Emily was also nominated in Comedy and Entertainment category.
AUB’s Animation Industry Liaison, Amy Backwell, has won the award for Intern of the Year at Creative and Cultural Skills Awards.
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.
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.