An Animated Conversation with Joanna Quinn

CSAD’s Animation department are pleased to welcome Oscar nominated and internationally acclaimed animator and illustrator Joanna Quinn. Joanna is now a highly acclaimed figure in world animation and was named Animation Laureate 2013 by ASIFA International. Her fine drawing skills, wonderful characterisations and her humour mark her out as a unique talent. Joanna has won a raft of top awards, including Emmys, Baftas and Jury … Continue reading An Animated Conversation with Joanna Quinn

Socialite – An Collaborative Experimetal Film

Socialite is the result of a new collaboration between second year CSAD students and students from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Students from CSAD‘s second year Field project “Athletes of the Heart”, led by Lecturer for Animation, Tom Edgar, have collaborated with Dan Soley, a 3rd year student of Composition at the RWCMD to create an abstract visual response to music exploring … Continue reading Socialite – An Collaborative Experimetal Film

BA Graphic Communication students collaborate with S4C

Second year BA Graphic Communication students have collaborated with Welsh language TV channel S4C on a live brief to create a continuity ident for broadcast all day on St Davids Day (1st March) 2017. Following a briefing by Owain Morgan-Jones (the Image and Brand Leader) and Lesley Brown (Graphic Designer) from S4C,  the students presented ideas in storyboard form to the clients. S4C then chose … Continue reading BA Graphic Communication students collaborate with S4C

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Polish Visit Inspires Future Engineers of the Imagination

Cardiff School of Art and Design students on the Second Year cross-disciplinary Field module, ‘Engineers of the Imagination’, have enjoyed a successful inaugural visit to Poznan. The Santander-funded field trip links with a humanitarian-based project and has provided real insight to the five CSAD students who visited and took their work out to public arenas. Student Jacob Courtney said: “This was the first time I had … Continue reading Polish Visit Inspires Future Engineers of the Imagination