Character Design Competition - join our family of avatars

Calling all character designers - join our family of avatars and be in for a chance to win some fantastic prizes - a free space on one of our courses (worth £995), 2 tickets to London Comic Con or £100 worth of cinema vouchers!

We want our family of avatars to grow and we want you to help design a new one to add to the gang! We have some exciting prizes up for grabs and it is a great chance to get your work into the hands of our expert tutors (the winners will be picked by Alex Williams, our Head of Animation) and featured across some of our marketing communications! You can find our current avatars spread out around our website (quite a few are hiding across our Careers Quiz), social media channels and various guides.

Entry requirements

  • The avatar can be in your own design style and should be in some way related to our courses or the disciplines we offer at Escape Studios.
  • The entry should be submitted by 4th September 2019 midnight UK time.
  • The entry should be submitted as a jpeg or pdf file.
  • The avatar can be hand drawn or created digitally.
  • Entrants must be 18 or over.

What is there to win?

  • 1st prize - a free space on our 2D Character Design (8 weeks) or Storyboarding (8 weeks) evening course - you get to pick
  • 2nd prize - 2 tickets to London Comic Con (Saturday) - it’s happening on 26th October 2019
  • 3rd prize - £100 cinema gift voucher for Vue Cinema - to get your evenings sorted for next winter

How to enter

Fill in the form with your details below. This will give you access to the email address to which you can send your design.

The competition will end on 4 September 2019 at 11.59PM UK time (GMT+1). 3 winners will be selected by our Head of Animation, Alex Williams. T&Cs apply.

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Terms and conditions

  • Prizes cannot be exchanged for monetary value or any other item. 
  • Winners will be picked by our Head of Animation based on the quality of the design and the thought process behind it. All winners will be contacted by our team by 20th September 2019. Only winners will be contacted.
  • By entering this competition you are agreeing to subscribe to our Escape Studios Newsletter (you can unsubscribe at any time) and to be contacted by Escape Studios for news about our courses. 
  • By entering this competition you are agreeing for your entry to be used across Escape Studios’ online and print communications materials. All names and entries of the winners will be shared across Escape Studios’ website and social media channels. 
  • The winner of the first prize will be able to choose between the 2D Character Design or Storyboarding evening course and will have to join the course in one of the 2019 or 2020 intakes. 
  • In order to benefit from the prize, the winner of the first prize will need to be over 18, have the right to study in the UK and have a good understanding of written and spoken English. If a visa is necessary, it will have to be approved 30 days before the chosen course start date. Escape Studios reserve the right to not grant the winner with the prize if these requirements are not met. 
  • The 2nd prize is two tickets for access to the Saturday 26th October 2019 London Comic Con event.
  • The 3rd prize is a £100 Vue Cinema gift voucher valid in the UK only.
  • Escape Studios reserve the right to close the competition at any time.