Category: ARDF511 Contextual Studies 2

ARD504 Creative Future 2017

Creative Future 2017

For me, the creative future week is a unique experience and wonderful opportunity. It is really a privilege to meet different lectures during this creative future week they present a presentation about how they start from scratch and become successful they are right now. They also showed us the artworks that they have done how they creative it and they talks about how they get paid.They also talk about jobs that help us decide what career path when we finish university, this gives me the ideas what we want to do in the future. 

(Morning session) During the first day of Creative Future Week. There a panel of speakers; the first speaker is Tamara Harvey according to her background she is the Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd. Also, she has been directing in the West End, here in the UK as well abroad. Alfredo Cramerotti he is the Director of MOSTYN Gallery and Visual Arts Centre, here in the UK. Alfredo, he is active and been participation in the international visual art world. Gareth Jones, according to him he is an Entrepreneur of Wales Awards’ in 2015 Champion he is also the founder of Welsh ICE. Andy Cheetham, he was a former student of here in Wrexham Glyndwr University, he was been in Wrexham College Art. The Last speaker is Mike Corcoran, he talks about his background he is a consultant, education. He has also been studying Physic and Philosophy. After a panel of speakers talks about their personal background. It really interests me how they build their career and how they made it this far.After a panel of speakers talks about their personal background. It interests me how they build their career and how they made this far. Below is my note about the panel of speakers, however, I just wrote down about their personal background.


The afternoon session, the speaker is Amanda Goode “The Art of Colour”. She talks about her personal background and her specialty in textiles and interior design. I found her really interesting about I wanted to be an interior design this is one of my dreams since I was young.

The next session is Ioana Pioaru the last speaker for the day “Between Art and the Creative Industries”. Her talks are all about illustration, sculptural drawing, and optical illusion. It’s quite interesting however I’m not into sculptural drawing or optical illusion I find this session is not to me it just my option.


2nd day 28th Feb 2017

The first speaker for this morning is Doug Fishbone, “building opportunities after graduation”. His talks are all about opportunities, this gives me a clear idea what I want after graduation it is really interesting because he presents his own art practice. Also, his background and personal experience this are the things that I am really interested to know about.

The second speaker for today is Alan Mealor “The Games Industry: What it is and how to break into it”. This is probably my favorite session so far because I been studying “Game Design” in Llandrillo College I could relate to him about Game Industry. He also talks about game engines and some small companies that make some profit in a Gaming Industry.

The third speaker that I went to is Ted Brandt and Ro Stein “Things a university course might not teach you working in comics”. This is session they talk about comics and illustration for Graphic Novel. In my option, I’m not a fan of comics or any graphic novel it is quite interesting however it is not for me. They show us a graphic novel called “Raven: The Pirate Princess”, I can’t remember the title of the comic.


3rd day (1st March 2017)

The first speaker today is Barry Purves “What is Art”, he talk about storytelling in Art. This will probably my second favorite session because he been doing some stop motion for 40 years of his life. Which caught my attention since I like stop motion and I really find his talk interesting especially his background and personal work experience in the industry of Art.

The second speaker that I have attended to is Andrea Hilditch “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? Finding the evidence needed for your CVs and applications.” She talks about writing and be creative about doing CVs how important to proofread before submitting. This is really important to know since English is not my first language is good to know how to create and good as well as authentic.



The last speaker that I have attended for today is Adam Birch “Promoting and marketing yourself”. I find this session is not for me I’m not interested in the marketing industry, but it is really good to know a little bit of knowledge.



2nd March 2017 (Last Day)

The first speaker that I have attended this morning is Thom Gulseven, Tom Jenkins, and Laura Rankin “Channel 3 All 4 and future of On-Demand” they talk about “Mashed”. It is an animation that we can find it on their YouTube channel also their give us an opportunity to create an animation. This is really interesting and good for me as a student to have this kind of opportunity to showcase my talent and skills.

The last speaker for today is Robert Ball “Life on the edge (games and entertainment industry). This session is all about pros and cons of a freelance.

I, therefore conclude that during the creative future week this gives me the clear understand what are the jobs and careers what I want when I finish university. As a student, this is a great opportunity to attend this conference this gives me the knowledge what can I do after finishing University.eek this gives me the clear understand what are the jobs and careers what I want when I finish university. As a student, this is a great opportunity to attend this conference this gives me the knowledge what can I do after finishing University.

Influence Boards

Claude Monet

I choose him as my influence and inspiration; because of his artwork that he has done during his period of time.He was “one of a group painters who created “Impression”.  I remember during my high school days in the Philippines my art teacher shown us Monet’s painting in the class. During that time I was amazed on his painting especially the ‘Water Lilies’. His texture using his brushstrokes, I notice that his technique which varies from thinking to thin, with tiny dabs light, adding contours for definition in all his painting, he also working the color from dark to light.

Tim Burton

His one of my favorite director of all time. One my favorite Tim Burton’s movie would be the “Corpse Bride” it was released in 2005; this shown the truly and uniqueness piece of the movie because of his artwork. In all Burton’s movie, you will know from the start that this is his movie because of his”dark and Gothic” stop motion film this is his trademark and people will remember him.

Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki is one of my favorite Japanese directors; he is Japan most successful filmmaker cultural exports. In 2001 film “Spirited Away” the story is all about “a young girl exploring a bizarre fantasy realm to find a cure for her parent”. This captive and inspired me because as a daughter who I love and I willing to do everything for my parent just to save them. This is film won the “Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2003.” I believe that this film deserves to win the title because it has an amazing story that inspired young children and adult as well. The film aimed at children, with a sophisticated theme that is really suitable for children.

Takashi Murakami 

I went to Tokyo Japan in 2010. I went to see Murakami he is the biggest “contemporary art in Japan”. According to his pointed out that, unlike the west, Japanese artists have used flat, in which his 2-dimensional imagery for centuries and continue to use it in anime and manga, to this day. As the biggest fan of Japanese culture I learned the most Japanese artist they are using “post-war pop culture” in Japan they come up with the super-flat art movement. This mean  the “Superflat, a term coined by artist Takashi Murakami to denote his anime-inspired style of art, is used by other artists in Asia and abroad.”

Robert Wise

He is the “American movie director and producer”. He has direct of one amazing film and one of my favorite classic film of all time; the Sound of Music”.  Why I like this film so much even though that this is the old classical film it’s about a love of life, trust, family, friendship, and partnership is genuinely inspiring and rings eternally true. I could say that I have watched this film several times which I really enjoy watching it until now.


James Wan

I have been interested in horror films and this is my favorites genre. I chose James Wan he is a famous director and his been directing horror film and different genre this include one of my favorites horrors all (The Conjuring) series. All of the horror films that he’s been directing I have watched and it is good that makes you jump on your seat. Not only his good in horror films but he can have different genre example the “Fast and Fusion 7”, this is one of my favorite films.

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Ron Clement

He is one of my favorite directors because he’s been directing animated Disney film. Recently, I have watched Moana which is one of my favorite Disney films so far I like the film because of the moral value of life. It has a good storytelling which I fall in love this film.

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Manchester Animation Festival (16 November 2016) Wednesday


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To summary what I think about the Manchester Animation Festival 2016. It is a good experience for me to go on this event to know about more in the animation industry. My favorite part of this is the  Making if Ethel and Ernest it caught my attention and I really find this interesting as well as the short film that they show to us.