Wendy is a BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design student and attended the BFX Festival as a volunteer. She shares her experience of the festival and of studying in the National Centre for Computer Animation. As a volunteer, I attended the speaker series and three masterclasses during the BFX festival. My knowledge and skills… Read more » about What Wendy learnt during BFX Festival 2022
Second-year BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design student, Anna Shellswell, volunteered her time during this year’s BFX Festival hosted by Bournemouth University. In this guest blog, she tells us all about her experiences. Day 1: I was so eager to volunteer at the BFX Festival that I supported some of the pre-event preparations. I… Read more » about Anna’s BFX Festival Volunteer Experience
We all know this has been a challenging year, it was indeed also for universities and our course. I’m Lara, currently doing my final year at NCCA (national centre of computer animation) remotely from Italy, and besides the difficult year, I did manage it well and got the opportunity to work on, what has become… Read more » about My favourite project this year from an animation undergraduate
Hey, this is Lara from Italy and I’m in my final year here at BU studying computer animation art and design. In this blog, I would like to tell you a bit about the academic support I use at BU to sustain my studies. Throughout my time at BU I discovered there are many ways… Read more » about Getting academic support at BU- all you need to know!
Whenever I have faced a complicated life choice, I have time and time again found myself going back to the quote, “Good things happen to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln. I was in a similar dilemma when the COVID-19 lockdown started and the biggest challenge… Read more » about Creating a VR Experience during Lockdown – My proudest achievement this year
With an increase in the demand for Computer Animation roles, both MA 3D Computer Animation as well as MA Digital Effects have seen a boost in the number of applicants throughout the years. Both courses are designed for students who wish to excel in a variety of 3D fields. There are a few things to… Read more » about Portfolio Tips – MA 3D Computer Animation, Digital Effects Application
Coming to Bournemouth University from a small town of Shimla, which lies in the foothills of the India-Himalayan Region, is one of the biggest steps I have taken in my life. This journey didn’t happen all at once. I had a series of small steps and friends all across the way that helped make it… Read more » about My Friendship Story!
To help explain my animation group project, I would like to share insight on how NCCA (National Center for Computer Animation) in BU works. To start with NCCA has three masters-level pathways: Animation, Digital Effects, and MSc. (I have talked about them in one of my previous blogs. Find it here). So in order to… Read more » about Animation Group Project: My Favourite Unit
Having recently completed my first term as a Postgraduate Student at Bournemouth University, the difference between a Master’s course here and that in India is quite vast. While doing my undergraduate, I understood the fact that the Indian Educational System mostly favours the technically oriented students. This model is good in the fields of study… Read more » about First Term at BU and it’s contrast to Indian Education System
Animation Society plays an important part in the lives of all animation students at Bournemouth University. It acts as a link between social events for networking as well as learning the ways of the industry, while keeping the students updated on the latest technologies and practices. While walking on the same ideals, Animation Society organised… Read more » about First-ever “Student Masterclass” hosted by NCCA Animation Society
The NCCA is known for animation, but which course is right for you? I explain why I love my course and the reasons why I love studying at BU.
Selecting your postgraduate course in Animation is not an easy task – there are many amazing courses to choose from. Having gone through the same experience recently, I know how it feels to be confused when you’re looking at similar options and having a hard time deciding which one to go for. I… Read more » about Postgraduate Animation Courses in a Nutshell