The Screening Award


Aardman Academy

PRIZE: £300 worth of courses through the Academy as a prize. This means the winner would be able to do three of our current day courses or put it towards a longer course.

OVERVIEW: New Designers is delighted to announce that this year The Screening Prize is being supported by the Aardman Academy.

The Aardman Academy was established in 2013 to help meet the growing demand for animators in the UK, and to strengthen ties between the animation industry and education. The Aardman Academy plays an important role in Aardman’s ongoing mission to nurture creativity and supports the studio’s talent outreach programme.

To demonstrate our continual support and recognition of the importance of digital media, New Designers in Association with the Aardman Academy is offering the exciting opportunity for graduates to showcase a selection of work embracing film, TV, video, moving image, gaming, digital media and animation.

The New Designers Screening Prize is open to ALL Visual Comunications final year students across the UK. 

RELEVANT FOR: Open call to all Visual Communication final year students who are graduating in 2020.

WHAT TO DO NEXT: We encourage short film, moving image, digital media and gaming submissions of all types including narrative and experimental, live action and animation, fiction and documentary.

A panel of experts from the Aardman Academy will view the films submitted with the winner being announced on Friday 14 August.

Submit your entries by Friday 24 July (23.59PM).

This award is now closed, the winner will be announced on Friday 14 August on the website and Instagram account.