Respected author and UoB alum Roger Cowdrey offered some of our final-year animation students the opportunity of a lifetime to create animations based on his book ‘The Secret Mission of the Malaysian Squirrel’ written under the pseudonym August Moon.
Our talented students have been showing their work on the Animation course Instagram – take a look!
Animation students made poetry films in response to published poets from the Forward Arts Poetry Prize which were showcased at the University of Brighton’s theatre space.
The University of Brighton’s graduate shows have been announced for 2023 – the undergraduate shows kick off on 3rd June 2023 and the MA show starts on 7th July.
Check out Fine Art Painting student Becky Powney’s TikTok on creating a portfolio.
Join us at our online portfolio advice event on 28 February to get tips and advice from students and staff about how to prepare your portfolio.
You can also watch our film to see staff explain what you should include in your portfolio for art and design courses when applying for uni – and students give TIPS on what they included in theirs.
Raymond Briggs, creator of masterpieces of illustration as diverse as The Snowman and When The Wind Blows, has passed away, aged 88.
Haniyyah Nauzeer, Vince Mosti and Lexie Rhys-Jones added to their Animation BA (Hons) studies with hands-on experience at PigBird studios, who specialise in stop motion animation. The placements were arranged by course lecturer Kate Jessop after PigBird’s Trevor Hardy did a Q&A session at the inaugural Brighton International Animation Festival, which Kate created and ran earlier this year.
“DDM offers a huge range of avenues to explore, and I can recommend it to anyone who wants to try something new alongside their own specific discipline.” Read More
“As soon as I saw some examples of students’ work, I knew this course was what I wanted to do. It was the first time I’d seen a degree that allowed such an interdisciplinary approach to art and design, and it was perfect for me.”
Brighton is an excellent place for students and creatives with many start-up opportunities and societies. Read More
Kate Jessop who teaches on our Animation BA(Hons) has set up Brighton International Animation Festival, the city’s first ever animation festival. Read More
Want to win a FREE studio space for a year in central Brighton? School of Art and Media final year students have the opportunity to apply for this award which sees Cass Art sponsoring a Phoenix Art Space studio for a 2023 graduate. Read More
Check out third year student Maisie Woodley’s #Doggust illustrations.
Watch these two short films where art students talk you through how they put theirs together. Read More
Visit Vanessa Marr, course leader on the University of Brighton’s Design for Digital Media degree pandemic quilt project at the Grand Parade building.
Two University of Brighton academics, Frank Gray and Sophie Dixon, feature in the annual CINECITY film festival (5-14 November), and the region’s biggest celebration of cinema. Read More
Graphic design students at the University of Brighton have created 100 climate-related art works at Brighton Marina, to mark the COP26 conference in Glasgow. Read More
I chose DDM because it was full of experimentation and creative freedom; I also felt that it would teach me invaluable skills for my future career in design. Read More
Throughout the course, I always felt free to experiment and new ideas were always met with insightful resources and guidance that has helped shape my approach to tackling a brief and how I ultimately see myself as a designer. Read More
It is a unique course, and through it I have met some of the most talented and creative people I know. Read More
Kate Jessop is presenting a masterclass, on the international jury and has also curated a programme at the AniFilm Animation Festival in the Czech Republic.
Our art and media students always tell us our technicians are brilliant – and they’ve been rightly recognised in the One Brighton Staff Awards, winning the Team Contribution to Teaching and Learning award. Congratulations!
If you or someone in your family is in year 9, 10 or 11 and interested in maybe taking art at university, why not join our series of online printmaking workshops. The dates are: 13, 20 and 27 February and 6 March 2021. Read More
Check out the course Instagram feed. Read More
The 2020 graduate show website has work by our brilliant graduates – take a look. Read More
Kate Jessop, has been nominated for one of the biggest awards in animation and motion design internationally for her comedy Queerer Than Thou, previously selected for development in the Berlinale Talent Lab.
The University of Brighton’s Vanessa Marr says it was a surprise when her work was featured on Channel 4’s Grayson’s Art Club – a self-portrait stitched into a duster. Read More
Watch our new film about our wonderful city.