Student Art Pass

Student Art Pass – a year of art for only £5

Free entry to over 240 museums and galleries (including Cardiff Castle!), and 50% off major exhibitions. Available for a limited time. From the V&A and British Museum to Cardiff Castle and Jupiter Artland, a Student Art Pass brings you access to over 240 museums, galleries and historic houses, and 50% off major exhibitions. Plus, grab a tasty refreshment or memento at a bargain price with … Continue reading Student Art Pass – a year of art for only £5

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Collaborative animation project conjures the creative spirits that haunt CSAD

A cross-disciplinary collaboration project between second year CSAD students has resulted in a short animated film entitled ‘Space the Animated Place’. The film conjures up the creative spirits that haunt the spaces of Cardiff School of Art & Design, with a soundtrack by the band Zefur Wolves. Continue reading Collaborative animation project conjures the creative spirits that haunt CSAD

Animating Action Man

Our Lecturer in Animation, Tom Edgar, was contacted recently to help animate this latest commercial for moneysupermarket.com through the production company MJZ. Tom said “Having worked with the crew before it was great to meet up with them again, as they had just stepped off Isle of Dogs” (Wes anderson’s latest stopframe movie). How amazing it was to be surrounded by my childhood toys (many … Continue reading Animating Action Man

What Applicants Say About Their Interviews at CSAD

‘You may recall that I dropped you an email, following our inspirational visit to Cardiff Met with our daughter back in January.  We have since driven up & down the country, for interviews at several other universities.   There really was no comparison to what Cardiff Met. has to offer – the course, staff team & working environment are all in a different league to … Continue reading What Applicants Say About Their Interviews at CSAD

Honourable Mention for Students at Los Angeles Film Festival

Last years Second Year Field students, from the Athletes of the Heart project, have been awarded an honourable mention for their collaborative experimental animated film “Socialite” at the Experimental Forum Film Festival in Los Angeles, California. The festival judged the experimental abstract animation and visualisation of music worthy of an award and added this comment: “We would like to take this moment to recognize your … Continue reading Honourable Mention for Students at Los Angeles Film Festival

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Cardiff Met’s Animation and Games Design staff collaborate with First Campus students on Haunted House computer game project

During the recent First Campus Summer School at CSAD, Owen Stickler and Tom Edgar from the Animation program collaborated with Paul Angel from the Cardiff Met Games Design program to run a Haunted House themed game project. Students experienced the process of designing and creating a video game from scratch. From initial idea generation, character and background design to writing code. First Campus Students combined … Continue reading Cardiff Met’s Animation and Games Design staff collaborate with First Campus students on Haunted House computer game project