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  • UWE Bristol Graduate in line for 'best job in the world'

    03/05/2013

    A graduate from UWE Bristol is in the running for 'the best job in the world' for the Tourism Australia's 'Best Jobs in the World' competition.

    Lewis Noll graduated in Time Based Media + Visual culture with a 2:1 in 2003 and was featured in UWE Bristol Prospectus at the time. Now aged 30 and currently working in Shoreditch for Nexus, an award winning Animation production company, Lewis applied for one of the 'Best Jobs in the World as a Life Style Photographer where if successful he will be based in Melbourne for 6 months with Time Magazine on a $100,000 package.

  • Animation alumni win 0117 film challenge

    30/04/2013

    Two UWE Bristol alumni who met on the MA Animation course have won this year's 0117 Digital Short Challenge with a film that reveals the behind-the-scenes work within First Great Western's Traincare Depot in St Philips Marsh.

  • Secret City scoops best documentary award at London Independent Film Festival

    23/04/2013

    A film by a current lecturer and a former professor from UWE Bristol, lifting the lid on the inner workings of the city of London, has won the Best Feature Documentary award at the London Independent Film Festival.

    Secret City is a documentary about the city of London, the corporation that runs it and its role in the financial crisis. It will next be screened locally at The Little Theatre in Bath on Sunday 28 April at 2.45 pm.

  • UWE and Arnolfini team up for Bristol artist's book event

    15/04/2013

    Arnolfini

    Saturday 20 April 11.00 - 18.00

    Sunday 21 April 11.00 - 17.00

    Arnolfini and The Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) at UWE Bristol are pleased to present the fourth Bristol Artist's Book Event at Arnolfini.

  • UWE Bristol students capture magic of WWT Slimbridge wildlife

    09/04/2013

    Students on UWE Bristol's new MA Wildlife Filmmaking, which is run in partnership with the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol, have been using their skills to capture the magic and mystery of Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

    Flamingos, Bewick's swans, migrating birds, frogs and other amphibians became the stars for a series of films by the students for the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust for communicating its work.

  • Digitally come dancing: UWE's creative partnerships win national arts funding

    13/02/2013

    Collaborations in digital media and dance between UWE Bristol and leading arts organisations and technology partners in the West have just won funding from a prestigious national arts research programme.

    One of the UWE collaborations is with Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC) and technology giant IBM. The second is with dance development agency Pavilion Dance South West and Mobile Pie, whose location-based gaming app encourages the public to geo-tag films of themselves dancing.

  • UWE Bristol graduates worked on animation for Oscar nominated 'Life of Pi'

    25/01/2013

    UWE Bristol Animation Graduates Chang Woon Bing (Moon) and Monisha Banerjee comprised part of the 1,200 visual effects artists who worked on the multiple Oscar-nominated film Life of Pi.

  • Secret City sells out screenings

    24/01/2013

    A film by a current lecturer and former professor from UWE Bristol, that lifts the lid on the inner workings of the city of London, has sold out three screenings in Bristol and London.

    Secret City was written by Lee Salter, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at UWE, and directed by Michael Channan, Professor of Film and Video at the University of Roehampton. The film uncovers the hidden history of the institutions at the heart of the economic crisis and shines a spot light on the complex relationships between these corporations, the Government, the Monarchy, the Church and Greater London, in terms of the global economy.

  • UWE talent plays key role in Bristol Digital Week

    24/01/2013

    26 January to 1 February 2013

    UWE Bristol has been working with partners from the BBC and innovative organisations across the city to put on Digital Bristol Week, one of the largest free programmes of events, packed with training and workshops for people working in the creative sector.

  • UWE Bristol Graphic Design students enjoy award success

    10/01/2013

    UWE Bristol's Sophie Balch, Fanny Wacklin-Nilsson and Kathryn Evans-Prosser are the latest Graphic Design students to have their work recognised by London's top industry professionals.

    At the world famous St Bride Library, in London, it was Sophie and Fanny's design industry-themed zine, Fond that beat off stiff industry competition to receive the accolade of 'Best in Show'.

  • Locative storytelling and interactive library projects win REACT funding

    09/01/2013

    Two lecturers from UWE Bristol will each work with media industry partners on projects that will create exciting new ways of authoring and consuming literature through location based storytelling and transforming a library space into a beautiful interactive experience.

  • Creative courses at UWE Bristol given industry stamp of approval

    03/01/2013

    A number of exciting and creative courses at UWE Bristol have recently had confirmed accreditation from Creative Skillset, the industry body which supports skills and training for people and businesses to ensure the UK creative industries maintain their world class position.

  • Project Zulu take on charity swim to bring South African Choir to Bristol in 2013

    10/12/2012

    Saturday 15 December, 09:00, Clevedon beach

    Project Zulu, a group of 10 student teachers and two tutors from UWE Bristol will bravely take on the chilly waters of the Bristol Channel for a charity swim to raise funds to bring a South African primary school to Bristol next June.

  • Do we really want a British FBI? UWE Bristol researcher thinks we need to learn from history

    03/12/2012

    In an article posted on the History and Policy today website, Dr Michael Woodiwiss, a historian from the University of the West of England, argues that our government needs to observe lessons from history before pushing ahead with a British FBI.

  • UWE helps save 'integral part of English ceramic history' by combining late 19th century and digital print techniques

    15/11/2012

    UWE Bristol's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) is helping retain traditional English pottery decorating skills by finding ways of combining them with digital print techniques.

    Professor Steve Hoskins, director of the CFPR, and Mr Dave Huson are collaborating with Burleigh Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent, the last remaining company to produce ceramic tableware decorated using the traditional printed underglaze tissue method. The pottery was saved from the threat of closure by the Princes' Regeneration Trust in June 2011.

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