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Our films represent NZ on YouTube

Our films represent NZ on YouTube

Media Design School 12 Jun 2012 Comments

Media Design School is proud to announce that student short films Dr Grordborts Presents: The Deadliest Game and Das Tub will represent New Zealand on the YouTube Your Film Festival channel and is calling on Kiwis to boost the films into the final 10.

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Want to work at Weta?

Want to work at Weta?

Media Design School 31 May 2012 Comments

Matt Aitken VFX Supervisor at Weta Digital gave Media Design School students some valuable insight into the company structure and how to make their application stand out. He also unleashed a few home truths about the commitment required to get in the door.“Some departments are more likely to hire graduates than others.  These jobs will not necessarily be the most glamorous but you have to see them as a stepping stone,” he said.

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First Contact wins at the MIFF!

First Contact wins at the MIFF!

Po Tanner 10 Nov 2011 Comments

First Contact wins at the Mississippi International Film Festival!

Media Design School's 3D Animation short 'First Contact' has won the award for Best Sci-Fi or Horror at the MIFF.

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The LA Movie Awards have arrived at Media Design School

The LA Movie Awards have arrived at Media Design School

Po Tanner 29 Sep 2011 Comments

 If you walk through Media Design School's reception area you may notice some pretty impressive looking awards on display from the LA Movie Awards.

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First Contact wins at Animated Auckland!

First Contact wins at Animated Auckland!

Pitch 18 Jul 2011 Comments

Last Tuesday 3D Animation project First Contact walked away as the Auckland entries winner at Animated Auckland an evening celebrating Auckland's entries to The Hamburg Animation Award.

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Short Films Make Siggraph

Short Films Make Siggraph

Pitch 08 Jul 2011 Comments

Media Design School's clever and witty little CGI short films are making waves globally winning a healthy swag of awards at a selection of festivals worldwide over the past twelve months. Capping off a fine year so far is the recent announcement of representation at the prestigious SIGGRAPH conference in Vancouver 7-11 August this year.

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Time for Change snaps up Best Animation award

Time for Change snaps up Best Animation award

Karen Tay 08 Jun 2011 Comments

Media Design School student short film Time for Change has picked up Best Animation at the Talking Pictures Festival – held annually in Evanston, Illinois.

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In remembrance of Poppy

In remembrance of Poppy

Karen Tay 21 Apr 2011 Comments

3D course leader James Cunningham's short film Poppy is set to make its ANZAC Day debut as part of special commemorative celebrations on NZ On Screen and Stuff.

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We won at Aspen!

We won at Aspen!

Karen Tay 13 Apr 2011 Comments

New Zealand short film Das Tub has won Best Short Short at the Aspen Shortsfest in Colorado – considered one of the world’s top 50 leading film festivals. The win comes close on the heels of the film winning Best Director at the Honolulu Film Awards in Hawaii.

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Double win at Honolulu Film Awards

Double win at Honolulu Film Awards

Karen Tay 05 Apr 2011 Comments

Two acclaimed short films from Media Design School have gone on to win double accolades at the 2011 Honolulu Film Awards – which recognises outstanding achievement in independent filmmaking globally.

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