My first week: Making new friends

It can all be very daunting when moving to a new town or city, especially when you are away from everything and everyone you know. I for one was an example of this, as in order to undertake my scriptwriting course I was to move away from London to Bournemouth. Of course moving away from… Read more »

My placement year at Disney

An abundance of applications, endless phone interviews and numerous amounts of assessment days – my placement search! My placement year has been rather different to other placement students. I started out at an agency called DigitasLBi; however after being made redundant I had to gain another placement which luckily for me ended up being Disney…. Read more »

State of Play talks BAFTA, BU and building games out of paper

We were #BUproud to learn in April that three of our Interactive Media Production graduates had been awarded the BAFTA for Artistic Achievement at the British Academy Game Awards for their game Lumino City. We were lucky enough to be able to sit down with Luke, Katherine and Daniel and discuss what winning felt like,… Read more »

BU graduates celebrate work on Joss Stone’s new music video

LoveLove Films, which was founded and is managed by BU Graduate Georgina Hurcombe, are incredibly pleased to announce their latest music video, created for the multi platinum album selling soul singer-songwriter Joss Stone. The company is based in Bournemouth and five BU alumni from LoveLove Films, as well as Georgina herself, worked on the new video for… Read more »

How does a Television Production student spend the summer?

My summer was spent in the sun, playing games, hiking in the forest, jumping in rivers, rock climbing, horse riding and canoeing. It was spent working with children, watching them learn, laugh, dance and sing. It was spent making friends, meeting new people and doing things I have never done before. My summer was spent… Read more »

BU students in Magna Carta 800th anniversary exhibition

Bournemouth University has been helping to promote the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta, and were commissioned by Salisbury Cathedral to make four media installations. RedBalloon, the professional production arm of The Faculty of Media and Communication at Bournemouth University, produced two films, an animation and an interactive for the exhibition, which is… Read more »

Games BAFTA Success for BU Alumni

We are very proud to share that a group of three of our BA Interactive Media Production graduates have been awarded the BAFTA for Artistic Achievement at the British Academy Game Awards for their game Lumino City, beating the likes of Assassin’s Creed Unity and Far Cry 4. 2003 Graduates Katherine Bidwell and Luke Whittaker, along with… Read more »

TV Production graduates win Royal Television Society Awards

Recent graduates from BU’s TV production course had their work recognised at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards. Several 2014 graduates from the BA (Hons) Television Production course were shortlisted in the student categories at the RTS Southern Centre Awards, which celebrate the best of broadcast talent across the region. Katy Davis won the Best… Read more »

My scholarship story

When I read the news that I had been awarded the scholarship for most promising student from an Access to HE qualification I was overwhelmed. For me, getting to university itself was an accomplishment I was never sure I would achieve. Although I had a decent education, through my adolescent years, it is fair to… Read more »