A big thank you to Eddie at Lucky Generals

The lovely Eddie Fisher, senior creative at Luck Generals, is running a month-long workshop for the 3rd year students. Jul;ie, who taught Eddie at Bucks in the early noughties, escorted the third yesars to the first workshop last week – which focused on idea generation for the D&AD and YCN student competitions. Fingers crossed they come up with some fab work. Once again, thanks Eddie!

Pizza, beer and critiques from Karmarama

2nd year creative ad students had a great night visiting Karmarama to show work they had done on an Air New Zealand brief. Karmarama creatives, Paul and Laila, were fine hosts and laid on free beer and pizza much to everyone’s delight. The work got lots of praise and all the students appreciated the comments and help given out by Paul and Laila.

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An afternoon with Steve Henry!

The 3rd years enjoyed an afternoon in the company of top creative thinker, rebel and all round good guy, Steve Henry. a fascinating talk and then workshop revolving around ethics of advertising and how it could help the world become a better place.

Brilliant stuff – thanks Steve!

Steve Henry was Founder / Creative Director of Howell Henry Chaldecott Lury, the agency voted Campaign’s Agency of the Year three times and Campaign’s Agency of the Decade in 2000.

He has won most of the major creative awards, including the D&AD Gold Pencil, the Grand Prix at Cannes, the Grand Prix at the British Television Awards, and the President’s Award at Creative Circle (twice).

In 2008 he was included in Campaign Magazine’s inaugural Hall of Fame, a collection of the 40 most influential people in British advertising over the last 50 years.

In 2011 Steve founded Decoded, a company that teaches anyone to code in a day. He also writes a blog on the Campaign web-site about creativity.

http://stevehenry.co.uk/

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JWT and Stink Studios film workshop and crit

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Max and Ellis win best film!

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Thanks Simon and Jon!

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Thanks Charlie!

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Thanks Kat!

Many thanks to Simon Sworn and Kat Thomas, creative directors at JWT and Jon Lawton and Charlie Rose, creative directors at Stink Studios for a brilliant brief and workshop. The 3rd year students made some brilliant branded content films that went straight onto youtube. Well done all!

Thank you Kalinda for the brilliant coding workshop with the 2nd years

img_0322 img_0337Visiting lecturer Kalinda Muloba came in yesterday and spent all day in workshops with second year Creative Ad students. Kalinda is a Coding expert and passed on lots of hot tips and helped students get confident at coding for their college projects. She also gave out prizes for the best efforts, which went down well as you can see!
Phil
2nd Year Tutor

A big thanks to Rob & Stephen for DMA Breakthrough Award Hack Day

IMG_0999Third year students welcomed Proximity Creative Director , Rob Kavanagh and The Wooden Table founder, Stephen Chandler for a Hack Day on the DMA Breakthrough Award brief – there were some fab ideas talked over with  Rob & Stephen, so fingers crossed as there are big cash prizes for the winning work!!!!

The third years start the year with Publicis workshop

publicis workshopThank you so much to Creative Team, Dan Kennard and Ben Smith, at Publicis – who gave a fab workshop for the 3rd years on Monday – some exceptional work from the students with two teams winning placements. So, well done to Miriam & Libby and Lucy & Jamie for coming out on top!

Director Ed Sayers visits the 3rd years

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Director and producer Ed Sayers gave a fab talk on his career – from producing the award-winning flash mob T-mobile commercials for Saatchis and the Pot Noodle Opera at The Edinburgh Festival for Mother to the transition to directing TV and experiential ventures for London’s top agencies. Now get making those super8 films films for Ed’s Straight8 awards!!!!