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Find your creative career with a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses in Visual Effects (VFX), Game Art, Animation and Motion Graphics and other specialist disciplines.
Escape Studios has been at the forefront of creative education since 2002, supplying the industry with studio-ready talent.
Visual Effects (VFX)
Bespoke training - we help studios keep their artists’ skills up to date with the industry ever-evolving tools and technologies. Find out more
Meet our team, hear about our postgraduate and short courses and get all your burning questions answered.
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Breaking down the VFX, Animation and Game Art professional pipelines - the Escape Studios way.
We're ranked 1st in the UK for Visual Effects and Animation Production Excellence and for Game Design by The Rookies.
We're 3rd in the UK and 8th in Europe in the Animation Career Review's school ranking.
One of the top 20 institutions in the UK for graduate employability.*
Industry-standard facilities based in the heart of London's creative scene.
Our students’ films and games have won awards around the world, our alumni have joined award-winning studios and films.
One of few Unreal Engine Authorized Training Centers in the UK. Discover our unique partnership with Epic Games, creator of Fortnite.
As an Unreal Engine Academic Partner, we're part of the few institutions that train the next generation of developers in interactive, real-time experience.
A Houdini Certified School. Learn from the experts and benefit from exclusive access to Houdini webinars and presentations.
A Rookies Certified School, an exclusive accolade that identifies international institutions that best prepare students for a career in the creative industries.
If you're looking for industry-relevant learning that will help you kick start your career, you’ve found the right place!
47 Escapees worked on Avengers: Endgame, 36 worked on No Time to Die, some started their own studio, worked on award-winning titles or joined industry giants including DNEG, PlayStation or Disney.
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Our tutors are certified trainers for Unreal Engine, Autodesk or Houdini. They've worked at studios including DNEG, Walt Disney, EA and Framestore, on credits including Moon Knight, Black Mirror, Thor: Ragnarok and Bond: Spectre.
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From course content, to feedback, assessments and networking opportunities, industry partners are everywhere, so you can learn what's relevant in the industry, from the best.
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Our degrees are designed in collaboration with an advisory board of leading professionals from cutting-edge studios, including DNEG, PlayStation London Studios and Framestore.
Being an Unreal Authorized Training Center, our accredited tutors have developed courses to train professionals and initiate new real-time techniques and workflows for the industry.
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