• Animation Students undertake schools workshop at chapel gallery

    Last week saw a school workshop happen that was connected to the animation installation in the Chapel Gallery. With the current exhibition/installation FLAT, being by Alex Jukes. Level 5 and Level 6 animation students helped Year 5 pupils from a local school in Ormskirk to design and build a city space from the ground up […]

  • PAST STUDENTS FROM Litmos heroes come to teach CURRENT STUDENTS

    Ex Animation students Alex and Chris now working at Litmos Heroes came to Edge Hill the other week to give an afternoon’s workshop in preparation for interviews to happen the following week. The interviews were to offer three current students the opportunity to undertake three month internship placements at Litmos Heroes. It was great to […]

  • Visisting Litmos heroes

    A group of our students selected from all three years of the BA Programme visited the company Litmos Heroes in Warrington las week. There were a number of reasons for the visit firstly to see the company, also for the group to undertake a workshop and lastly to hear about the opportunity for a fully […]

  • Trying Out the Centriphone technique

    With just a GoPro camera, a coat hanger, and some string the first year animation students tried out the centriphone technique. Which involves attaching a GoPro camera to a coathanger that has string attached to it and then swinging the GoPro camera above your head which becomes a cross between a lasso and a boomerang. […]

  • Students look after stranded seal on blustery beach during Llandudno trip

    Last week saw the first and second year Animation students going on the annual trip to Wales staying in Llandudno with a day out trip to Betws y Coed where the students got into drawing and capturing audio. The idea of having the trip at the beginning of the year is for it to be […]

  • Animation SUMMER SCHOOL

    This week we had 11 students come onto our annual Summer School Animation Residential which lasted three days. The students were given the task of producing in groups of around five a stop-motion animation with the aim to achieve a completed animated film to be screened by the end of the residential. See below for […]

  • Animation students benefit from Linking Up With Portugese Students

    Animation students from Edge Hill University gained invaluable collaborative project experience after linking up with counterparts in Lisbon, Portugal. Six Animation students from our BA (Hons) Animation Degree went to Lisbon and worked on a joint-animation project with 12 students from Universidade Lusófona, with their work then being showcased during the Society of Animation Studies […]

  • Night with the Weirdos at Sound City

    Artist and photographer Mike McGear-McCartney was joined by animation alumni student Peter Miller (who has been animating and helping to bring Mike’s Weirdo characters which have been in the form of a series of sketches to life) and Prof Roger Shannon and Dr Alex Jukes of Edge Hill University. Mike first created the characters for […]

  • Our animation alumni David Chambers travels to Edge Hill

    David has been an animator in the games industry since 2013. After completing and getting his first class BA honours degree in animation from Edge Hill University. David is currently working as an animator for Travellers Tales Games and was part of the team for the BAFTA winning LEGO Dimensions. The Building Blocks of Success […]

  • CGI Op Art at the Tate Gallery Liverpool

    In response to the Tate’s Op Art in Focus display, Alex, presented an interactive installation, focusing on illusion, repetition, geometric forms and colour. Titled ‘Optic Space Block‘ is a suspended animated cube from which to play and experiment with spatial illusion. It combines aspects of 3-D CGI technology, projection, fine art and public interaction, using […]