The class of 2022 have produced a diverse body of work, developing collaborative and craft skills to serve their creativity. The challenge the course offers prepares our graduates for their creative journey within roles as wide ranging as VFX, animation/games studios, character design, illustration, fabrication and more.
Award winning students from our 2022 cohort include:
Engy Jarrouj - Inspirational Student of the Year at NUA SU awards
Amber Iles - Shortlisted for an XP Award
Inspiring and enlightening lectures have been delivered by industry experts including Disney Look Development Artist Lance Summers and stop motion artists Roos Mattaar and Guy Larsen. From Locksmith Animation, we hosted Key Talent and Artist Liaison Shelly Page and storyboard artist Helen Schroeder.
Our annual two day conference in March saw us host a range of lectures and seminars and included student competitions judged by our industry guests from Feature film studios including Disney and Locksmith Animation.
Three Animation students – Juan Murrel, Engy Jarrouj and Alex Essex - participated in the D&AD New Blood Awards contest this year. Furthermore, Juan, Alex, James Hothi and Libby Storer also contributed to a KE project with Lexhag Studios.