A new partnership between the
University of Gloucestershire and Oscar® winning studio Aardman, offers
students the chance to learn from one of the biggest names in UK animation.
A series of masterclasses, led by the
team behind Wallace & Gromit, Chicken Run and Shaun the
Sheep, will be offered to animation students at the University of
Gloucestershire. These include storyboarding and production workshops, advice
on how to get a job in the industry and a behind the scenes tour of their
studios in Bristol.
This exciting opportunity will be
offered to all final year animation students from September 2017.
Ian Friend, Senior lecturer in Animation at the University of
“Helping students to professionally develop their skill
and imagination is a vital part of our teaching where we put employability
and creativity at the heart of our curriculum. In a highly competitive
industry this opportunity to learn from, and interact with, top
professionals at this world leading animation studio will put them ahead
of the field.”