Photos so far of this years Graduate Expo

Thank you to the Vice Principal Curriculum, Jacqueline Page, for presenting awards this year to the BSc and FdSc students.   Congratulations to all who received a reward and well done to all the students who have worked so hard and achieved so much!

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Never Work with Animals

Another great mocap talk this time from Stuart Haskayne, Studio Manager at Centroid Motion Capture  in Shepperton Studios. Centroid 3D  boasts one of the industry’s largest and most advanced facilities available today and has worked on many of the top films and games. This time we learned all about the ins and outs of running a full commercial […]

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Mocap with Mocappy

Simon Kay, Mocap Supervisor at Double Negative gave us a great talk today all about his motion capture work on some great films. We learned all about mocap for crowd simulations, facial capture, mocap as a blocking out tool for key frame animation and mocapping camels for the sci-fi film John Carter. Our new Motion Capture Career Route […]

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Hayes Davidson

Some of our students had an inspirational and educational time on their recent trip to Hayes Davidson, one of the key architectural visualisation studios in London. Hayes Davidson (HD) works with some of the world’s top architects and designers with visualisations and planning applications for some of the most iconic buildings in London and around […]

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Research and Development

Alex Rothwell from Framestore gave a really interesting and inspiring talk about Research and Development in visual effects (VFX) to our BSc final year students. Alex has 15 years in the industry and has worked on titles including Gravity, The Golden Compass and Black Hawk Down. he is currently working on simulating flesh and muscles in character and […]

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Project in Bournemouth = Fame in LA

Foundation Degree student, Josh Turner, was approached by Tribune Media in LA to ask if they could use his Year 2 Project in as part of the opening scene to the Real Milwaukee Morning Show. Josh did a funky visualisation of the Milwaukee Art Museum for his main project this year (see below) and had to get permission from AutoDesk […]

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End of Year Show – The Statistics

This year’s show produced serious results for some serious students (see how serious they look!). We had 111 guests through the door, including 20 different companies. This resulted in 19 interviews and 6 direct job offers and a placement offer. 3D World will be publishing an article in their on-line journal, Creative Bloq, about a selection […]

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