The latest news from our course:
Films and Animations from both BA (Hons) Animation Production and BA (Hons) Film Production have been nominated for the Royal Television Society Student Awards, Southern Region.
BA (Hons) Animation Production’s animated short, Kamigami, will be competing in the Animation category against entries from University for the Creative Arts and Bournemouth University.
BA (Hons) Film Production alumnus, Tomas Leach, has directed new feature documentary, The Lure.
Tomas graduated in 2002 and now works as a Director on features and commercials.
Dan Carney, 2016 BA (Hons) Film Production graduate, has secured a job working for Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) VFX and Animation studio.
He gives an insight into life as Technical Assistant for the company, which was founded by George Lucas in 1975.
BA (Hons) Film Production alumnus, Joel Honeywell, works as a freelance Focus Puller.
Since graduating, he has worked on various films and TV series, most recently having worked with Michael Caine. He gives an insight into working in ‘the most expensive guessing game’.
The team was nominated in the Royal Television Society’s ‘Best Sound’ category in the Craft & Design Awards for their work on the crime drama television series,The Tunnel: Sabotage.
BA (Hons) Film Production alumnus, Jake Smith, has screened his documentary feature film While They Watched at Houses of Parliament.
The film, which is set in the future in North Korea, has won 12 awards at various film festivals and was distributed in 100 countries in 13 languages.
Felix graduated in 2010, and worked as Director of Photography on the award winning multimedia feature film about gentrification in Brixton, incorporating fiction, documentary and performance art.
Rob Hardcastle, Senior Lecturer in BA (Hons) Film Production, worked as Sound Designer on the upcoming TV documentary Hong Kong’s Rooftop Rebels.
The programme was aired on Sunday 28th August at 10.30pm as part of broadcaster Al Jazeera’s award-winning Witness strand, following three friends who scale the city’s towering skyscrapers in an act of rebellion against the establishment.
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.
Students and alumni from Bournemouth Film School at AUB are part of a short film that has received funding to be shot locally.
The Sunstone production company was chosen over 300 applications to receive £5,000 as part of the latest round of Creative England’s iShorts, delivered as part of the BFI NET.WORK – an agency which supports new and emerging filmmakers.
Andrew Vallance, BA (Hons) Film Production Senior Lecturer, is co-curating a festival of experimental film and video showing the work of over 70 artists and filmmakers.
The CONTACT programme features a range of work and connections across different practices and art forms and includes multi-screen/performance-related works and site-specific installations.
The 70-minute feature length documentary follows a group of Hijras and the crew as they create new bonds of friendship, whilst breaking the barriers of popular myth and prejudice.