BA (Hons) coursesVisual Effects Design and Production

Diversity in the VFX and Animation Industries

BA (Hons) Animation / Visual Effects Design and Production Student / Staff / Guest speaker / Industry Course news – Published 24th May 17

What does it mean to be a woman working in the VFX and Animation industries? Ellie Dupont, Lecturer in BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production has organised an industry led discussion panel focussing on the contributions, successes and experiences of women in the industry.

”Why do VFX and other computer and technology courses attract so few women, and why are there so few women currently working in the film industry? The theme of ‘Diversity within the Industry’ is a current and important theme that is making waves currently, both in education and within the film industry. This event looks at unpicking some of the topics surrounding this theme and encouraging students to ask questions and dig a little deeper to find some answers to these questions”. Ellie Dupont.

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VFX students work on Marvel’s Doctor Strange

BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production Student Course news / Industry news – Published 10th Feb 17

BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production students were recently given the chance to work on Marvel’s Doctor Strange.

The students had just completed the first year of their three year degree when the opportunity presented itself. Recommended by two of the course’s teaching staff, who both work full time for Framestore, the students were deemed as ‘production ready’ and hit the ground running.

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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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Visual Effects course celebrates BFX Festival

BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production Course news / Inspire / Industry News – Published 15th Aug 16

BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production Course leader Paul Hilton and Senior lecturer Ian Fellows are running a workshop for the BFX Festival called ‘Martial the Art of VFX.’

BFX has been designed to celebrate and promote the visual effects, computer games and animation industry, inspire the next wave of talent and share the latest knowledge

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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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Celebrating over 50 years of Bournemouth Film School

Full Time courses Animation / Film / Graphic Design / Visual Communication / Visual Effects Design and Production Student Course news / Industry News

Bournemouth Film School, based at AUB, is celebrating over 50 years of excellence in Film, Animation and Visual Effects. To mark this special occasion, we are running a special competition in the lead up to the Oscars, celebrating our Alumni Movie Makers in the industry.

Students and alumni from BA (Hons) Visual Communication and BA (Hons) Graphic Design created the giant type for our ‘quotes in the sand’ competition, under the guidance of alumnus Mark Sephton of Creative Forager. The quotes were filmed in locations around Bournemouth Pier, using a drone – you can watch the BFS video here.

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