The Northern School of Art is thrilled to end up being

the first of just 5 Aardman Academy Partners in the UK. The timing of this statement is perfect coming as the School starts teaching on its brand-new Animation honours degree which Aardman skill assisted us to develop. This statement formalises a strong relationship that has actually been developing over a long time.

The School prides itself on strong relate to the innovative markets to ensure that its courses are cutting edge and relevant, and to give its trainees real understanding of the world they are quickly to join. The Aardman Academy Partnership Programme supports trainees and academic staff by delivering animation training online and in

person, supplying portfolio feedback and a suite of masterclasses and occasions. Students in one of the degree-level course studios Mark Simon Hewis, Head of the Aardman Academy, stated:”We’ve been working extremely tough to discover a solution where we can support both students and universities alike while aiming to get as near to an open-door policy as possible without diluting an industry-leading level of teaching and training.”Our new partnership plan allows us to plug directly into degree courses, and collaborate with academics and heads of schools from throughout the world to offer an insight into the industry that many present students are trying to find from their selected courses.” I’m so pleased we’re now able to start getting in touch with universities and academics and welcoming them into the terrific community we’ve developed at the Aardman Academy.”This collaboration with the Aardman Academy brings many advantages to personnel and students at The Northern School of Art. Not only will trainees benefit from masterclasses and feedback from Aardman

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  • talent, they will also get the chance to enhance their formal studies and gain additional skills with check outs to Aardman in Bristol, access to Aardman Academy Foundation courses and Animation Days. Speakers will take part in the Aardman Academy Lecturer Development program. #local-grid-41835

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    li The Northern School of Art’s Hartlepool campus theatre Pat Chapman, Vice Principal (Employability & External Relations), Pat Chapman, says”‘ We are extremely delighted about our partnership with Aardman Academy. The relationship with Aardman is an ideal fit between an art school and a world-famous imaginative partner. We share a vision and objectives for developing talent and making it possible for everyone to have the chance to accomplish their capacity in this amazing market.

    “The School, which recently exposed a 91% satisfaction rate (NSS, 2022) in its class of 2022, much better than most universities, is focussed on supplying excellence to its trainees. Our Aardman Academy Partner status underpins and extends this.”

    The Partnership will focus on four-degree programmes, Animation, Illustration, Modelmaking & & VFX and Production Design for Stage & & Screen. Nevertheless, the relationship will continue to be broader with The School and the Aardman Academy planning cooperation on The Northern Festival of Illustration 2023 as well as Aardman skill contributing on other courses.

    The School is at the very heart of development in the regional screen market with its Screen professors mentor filmmaking, production style, outfit, acting, and modelmaking & & VFX. The School is also behind

    The Northern Studios, the biggest industrial film and tv production facility in the region, filling a gap in screen sector facilities with funding coming from Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen and TVCA and assistance from Hartlepool Borough Council. Vice Principal, Pat Chapman, has actually also joined the board of the recently established North East Screen Industries Partnership

    (NESIP)that will drive the advancement of the sector through significant funding and a ground-breaking partnership in between local councils, education service providers and the sector. Additional info about The Northern School of Art’s variety of innovative certifications is available at The Northern School of

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