Escape Studios has been at the forefront of creative education since 2002, supplying the industry with studio-ready talent and offering undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses in Visual Effects (VFX), Game Art and Computer Animation.
As a leader in digital arts, Escape Studios ranked 5th in the world by the Rookies, a Rookies Certified School, a Houdini Certified School, and the only Unreal Engine Authorized Training Center in the UK. Courses are designed, developed and delivered in collaboration with leading studios. Escape Studios produce courses which ensure students graduate with the skills required to progress in the industry.
They offer postgraduate degrees in:
3D Visual Effects
2D Visual Effects (Compositing)
Storyboarding and Previsualisation
Character & Creature Creation (subject to validation)
All of Escape Studios’ courses will be running in 2021, regardless of the COVID-19 situation. Whilst conforming to government guidelines, Escape Studios will be delivering their daytime short courses and postgraduate degrees in their studios, with the option to study live online for those who prefer. All evening short courses will be running live online only until further notice. The studios are committed to providing students with an authentic student experience, whether it is in the studio or online.
Escape Studios is a leading visual effects (VFX) academy, which has been offering students accelerated classroom training through its London campus.
Postgraduate courses are taught by expert tutors with many years’ experience working at the top of their specialist industries, on acclaimed productions such as Harry Potter, The Dark Knight, and Casino Royale, and for companies such as Playstation, Disney, and Warner Bros.
Courses have been developed in conjunction with a range of industry partners, including some of the world’s biggest studios, including Dreamworks Animation and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Partners are not just involved in course development, but are also active in course delivery. They regularly deliver talks, attend networking and showcase events, and provide feedback on students’ work.
All of this helps produce world-class, studio-ready talent ready to shine in their chosen careers.
Escape Studios offers six postgraduate qualifications, these are:
MA Visual Effects (3D)
MA Visual Effects (Compositing)
MA Game Art
MA 3D Animation
MA Storyboarding and Previsualisation
MA Character & Creature Creation (subject to validation)
Find out more about their postgraduate courses here.