The latest news from our course:
AUB Film and Animation alumnus, Richard Elson, has directed West End play, Held.
Set in a modern UK prison, the story explores the desperate, broken lives of five inmates and the chains that bind them.
Jamie Badminton, and fellow 2002 graduate Tim O’Sullivan, opened London-based animation studio, Karrot Entertainment in 2007, to develop projects of their own.
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.