Student work on show at D&AD New Blood 2018

10 July 2018

Students from BA (Hons) AnimationBA (Hons) Creative AdvertisingBA (Hons) Graphic Design and BA (Hons) Illustration will take their work to London to take part in the D&AD New Blood festival from 11 – 14 July 2018.

The New Blood festival brings together emerging talent and industry professionals, with students from university courses around the UK exhibiting their work. This year Leeds Arts University students from BA (Hons) AnimationBA (Hons) Creative AdvertisingBA (Hons) Graphic Design and BA (Hons) Illustration will have the opportunity to showcase their talent, network with industry and receive expert advice from those in the know. 

The D&AD New Blood Awards will also be presented during the festival. These awards provide a platform for students and other new creatives to test their limits on real briefs, set by real clients with brand representatives and industry experts deciding which work will receive a coveted D&AD Pencil.

Final year BA (Hons) Creative Advertising student, Jake Scott, has won an award for his ‘How buying a house is a bit like Barca buying Coutinho’, in response to a brief set by Nationwide & Shelter. He has been invited to attend the New Blood Ceremony on Thursday 12 July, as part of New Blood Festival 2018. Read more here

An amazing seven students from BA (Hons) Animation have also won awards for their team submission in response to the Beano Brief. Read more here

The D&AD New Blood festival is held the Old Truman Brewery from 11 – 14 July. Find out more here.

Image: Beryl the Peril Reboot / Redesign, Cameron Cook

Image: Jake Scott