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  • Pervasive Media Studio celebrates 10 years


    Bristol's Pervasive Media Studio, a creative space at Watershed that hosts artists, creative companies, technologists and academics exploring experience design and creative technology, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary on Saturday 17 February. Members of the public of all ages are invited to visit the Studio to explore some of the projects created by its residents.

  • Filmmaking and animation students the best in the West


    UWE's filmmaking and animation students have dominated at this year's Royal Television Society (RTS) West of England Student Awards. In a strong field of nominations from colleges across the region, UWE students won the Animation, Factual, Comedy, Entertainment and Short Feature categories. The RTS also recognised the exceptional craft contributions of many individual students to the winning films. In total UWE had 10 out of the 17 nominations.

  • Bristol named UNESCO City of Film


    Bristol's reputation as a world-leading film centre has been recognised with the announcement that it has been named a UNESCO City of Film.

    The announcement by the Director-General of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) made this morning confirmed that Bristol has succeeded in its bid and will join the likes of Sydney, Galway, Rome and Bradford as a City of Film.

  • Journalism students poised to capture best of Festival of the Future City 2017


    Journalism students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will put their learning to the test when they receive unrivalled access to a major festival.

  • UWE Bristol to host Cary Grant walking tour for national humanities festival


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will host a walking tour of Cary Grant's Bristol as part of the UK's only national festival of the humanities.

  • Animation student makes finals of RTS national awards


    An animation student from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has been selected for the finals of the national Royal Television Society awards.

  • Talented UWE Bristol Creatives to make an IMPRINT at Graduate Degree Show


    The next generation of artists, designers and media practitioners will showcase their final pieces of work at this year's UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show. Over 500 new graduates will celebrate their achievements alongside family, friends and industry professionals. IMPRINT takes place across UWE Bristol's City Campus locations at Arnolfini, Bower Ashton and Spike Island from 2 to 8 June 2017. Admission is free.

  • UWE Bristol student film nominated for the RTS Awards final


    The Wall a film by a team of final year students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and directed by Christy Tattershall, has been nominated for the final of the national Royal Television Society student film awards. The awards will be held at the British Film Institute, Southbank on Friday 16 June.

  • BAFTA award nominations for wildlife filmmaking students


    Two documentaries from a wildlife filmmaking course at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have been shortlisted in the 2017 BAFTA Student Film Awards.

  • UWE Bristol celebrates Royal Television Society West of England Awards


    There was a strong showing for UWE Bristol at the glitzy Royal Television Society West of England awards at the Bristol Old Vic.

    Hosted by Countryfile presenter Anita Rani, the ceremony honoured the best in film and television production from Bristol with 28 awards from excellence in sound and special effects to the best of drama and factual programmes.

  • Graduate Filmmaker nominated for RTS West of England Award


    Hugo Pettitt, a filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol has been shortlisted for a RTS West of England Award in the Digital Creativity category. This success comes just two years afte Hugo was nominated for a RTS Student Award for his graduate film 'The Invisible School'.

    Hugo was producer on the shortlisted 'Slavery Street', a BBC Three project on modern slavery and goes 'head to head' with the BBC Natural History Unit's 'Attenborough and the Dinosaur'. Hugo also worked on 'Making a Slave' nominated in the Best Short category.

  • Intrepid Wildlife Filmmaker takes on the ultimate endurance challenge


    Katy Parrott, a recent MA Wildlife Filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol signed up for the experience of a life time, beating off 1000s of other applicants to fly off to South Africa to star in the current BBC Two series Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week.

  • Student talent applauded at UWE Bristol awards


    Signing up for TV's toughest endurance challenge, painting an 80 sq. community mural and leading a successful art therapy club are just some of the successes of the finalists at this year's Celebrating UWE Talent awards.

  • UWE Bristol students triple win at Regional RTS Awards


    Students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) swept the board this year with a triple win in all three categories of factual, drama and animation at the Regional RTS West of England Awards.

  • Creative Industries students dominate RTS West of England Student Award nominations


    For the fourth year in a row, UWE Bristol Animation students have gained all the nomination for the Animation category of the RTS West of England Student Awards 2017.

    Nominations in the Drama and Factual categories take this year's haul to eight, with UWE Bristol students gaining well over half of the nominations in this year's regional RTS Student Awards.

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