Bournemouth Film School (AUB)

Bournemouth Film School (AUB)

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Basic facts

Complete Name and Acronym (in original language):
Bournemouth Film School (AUB)
Complete Name and Acronym (in English language):
Bournemouth Film School (AUB)
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Year of Receiving a State Accreditation:
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Name of Director:
Mary Oliver
Address :
Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5HH
United Kingdom

Mission & Strategy

With a history spanning over 50 years, Bournemouth Film School (BFS) sits at the heart of Arts University Bournemouth, setting the standard for turning creativity into careers.

By reflecting the collaborative nature of the film industry, where different disciplines come together to create amazing work, we’ve created an environment where students produce award-winning films and go on to become some of the industry’s biggest names.


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Degree areas

BA (Hons) Acting (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BA (Hons) Animation Production (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BA (Hons) Creative Writing (BA (Hons) Creative Writing, Full-Time)
BA (Hons) Film Production ( Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BA (Hons) Visual Effects (VFX) for Film and Television (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
MA Animation Production (Master of Arts, Full-Time)
MA Film Practice (Master of Arts (1 year), Full-Time)

Non-degree courses

Student incentives


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Facilities, equipment & production


Library & Film/DVD Archive:

Number of Volumes

Technical Facilities:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*30 sq.m.
Lecture Auditoriums:
156 seater auditorium
Sound Stages:
Studio 1: sound-proofed,
Editing Studios:
Picture & Sound Post-Prod
Film Labs:
Picture & Sound Post-Prod
Screening Halls (with capacity between 50-350 people):
156 seater auditorium

Camera Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 3*Canon EOS 6D, 5*ARRI D21
Film Cameras 16 mm:
Arriflex SR3 Super 16mm film camera kits
Digital Cinema Cameras:
ARRI Alexa Digital Cinema Camera Kits
HD Cameras:
Sony FS7 | A7s | EX3 | Z5 | HVR-270 | Canon 5D & 600D HD DSLR Ca

Editing Stations :

Number and Type
Example: 2*AVID
ight Avid Media Composer Editing Suites | Two Avid Media Compose

Sound Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Sennheiser Mic

Visual Effects Stations:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Apple iMac

Production Design Equipment:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*20 sq.m.

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Past successful graduates

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