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NEW BLADES

New Blades '22

New Blades '22 was held on Thursday 9th June at the Holborn Studios in London.

After a 2 year enforced break, it was great to be back presenting the latest model making graduates.

We had incredible support from industry, especially Foster + Partners, who continue to be our major backers.

The shows other main sponsors were Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Leviathan Workshop, Fixie, Make Architects, Prototype Projects Ltd, Amalgam Modelmaking Limited & Unit 22 Modelmakers Ltd.

 

69 graduates from Bournemouth, Hertfordshire, Coleg y Cymoedd, Wimbledon, Northbrook and for the first time, The Northern School of Art, exhibited at the show.

There was an amazing range of models on display from an array of modelmaking disciplines, from architectural to prop making, heritage models to animatronics and sculpture to animation, visitors could find a model to suit their interest.

The industry prizes reflected this breadth of skills on display, sponsors awarding prizes from their own specialities.

 

Big winners on the day were Isabella Gilding from the Arts University Bournemouth, who won ‘Best in Show’ sponsored by 4D modelshop & Fox Silver and ‘Best Finish on a Model’ sponsored by Atom.

Pavlina Azova from the University of Hertfordshire, won the ‘Best of Show Runner Up’ sponsored by 4D modelshop & Fox Silver.

Matthew Cunningham from the University of Hertfordshire, picked up an incredible 4 awards: 'Best Use of New Technology' sponsored by Hobs 3D, 'Leviathan Workshop Award' sponsored by Leviathan Workshop, 'Most Ingenious' sponsored by Amalgam and 'Best SFX Model or Prop' sponsored by Machineshop.

Alexandra Wilkins from the Arts University Bournemouth, won the ‘Best Use of Silicone’ sponsored by Dorset Orthopaedic & the ‘Best Figurative Model’ sponsored by Merlin Magic Making.

 

The show was very well attended, with over 105 companies signing in.

If you missed New Blades, the show brochure and a link to a gallery of all the models, is available at the bottom of this page.

 

AWARD WINNERS

 

Issy Gilding ‘Best of Show’ sponsored by 4D modelshop & Fox Silver
Issy Gilding won ‘Best of Show’ sponsored by 4D modelshop & Fox Silver
Pavlina Azova won‘Best of Show Runner Up’ sponsored by 4D modelshop & Fox Silver
Pavlina Azova won ‘Best of Show Runner Up’ sponsored by 4D modelshop & Fox Silver
Jemma Cunningham won the 'Best Architectural Model' sponsored by Foster + Partners
Jemma Cunningham won the 'Best Architectural Model' sponsored by Foster + Partners
Nicolas Ferrard won ‘The Richard Gregory SFX Award’ sponsored by Anderson Entertainment
Nicolas Ferrard won ‘The Richard Gregory SFX Award’ sponsored by Anderson Entertainment
Archer Hodges winner of the ‘Gerry Anderson Film Miniature Award’ sponsored by Anderson Entertainment
Archer Hodges winner of the ‘Gerry Anderson Film Miniature Award’ sponsored by Anderson Entertainment
Matthew Cunningham won the ‘Best SFX Model or Prop’ sponsored by Machineshop
Matthew Cunningham won the ‘Best SFX Model or Prop’ sponsored by Machineshop
Thomas Baker won the ‘Outside the Box’ award sponsored by Machineshop
Thomas Baker won the ‘Outside the Box’ award sponsored by Machineshop
Issy Gilding won ‘Best Finish on a Model’ sponsored by Atom
Issy Gilding won ‘Best Finish on a Model’ sponsored by Atom
Alexandra Wilkins won the ‘Best Figurative Model’ sponsored by Merlin Magic Making
Alexandra Wilkins won the ‘Best Figurative Model’ sponsored by Merlin Magic Making
Alexandra Wilkins won the ‘Best Use of Silicone’ award sponsored by Dorset Orthopaedic
Alexandra Wilkins won the ‘Best Use of Silicone’ award sponsored by Dorset Orthopaedic
Matthew Cunningham won the ‘Best Use of New Technology’ sponsored by Hobs 3D
Matthew Cunningham won the ‘Best Use of New Technology’ sponsored by Hobs 3D
Matthew Cunningham won the ‘Leviathan Workshop Award’ sponsored by Leviathan Workshop
Matthew Cunningham won the Leviathan Workshop Award’ sponsored by Leviathan Workshop
Matthew Cunningham won the ‘Most Ingenious’ award sponsored by Amalgam Modelmaking Ltd
Matthew Cunningham won the ‘Most Ingenious’ award sponsored by Amalgam Modelmaking Ltd
Gemma Sutcliffe won the ‘Best Model Making’ award sponsored by Asylum Models
Gemma Sutcliffe won the ‘Best Model Making’ award sponsored by Asylum Models
Julianna Maznevski won the ‘The Twins FX WOW Factor Award’ sponsored by The Twins FX
Julianna Maznevski won the ‘The Twins FX WOW Factor Award’ sponsored by The Twins FX
Elliott Ellis won the ‘Sustainability Award’ sponsored by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
Elliott Ellis won the ‘Sustainability Award’ sponsored by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
Luke Smith won the 'Fixie's Best Use of 3D Printing' award sponsored by Fixie
Luke Smith won the 'Fixie's Best Use of 3D Printing' award sponsored by Fixie
Ashley Syms won the ‘Best Use of Creative Materials’ award sponsored by 4D modelshop
Ashley Syms won the ‘Best Use of Creative Materials’ award sponsored by 4D modelshop

 

New Blades '22 sponsors

 

 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

 

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New Blades '22 show guide

Model Gallery (Flickr)

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