James Thompson

James is our Python tutor at Escape Studios. He has over 4 years' experience in visual effects, and is currently a Rigging Technical Director at Framestore. He got his start by completing his BSc and MSc in Computer Animation and Visual Effects at the University of Bradford.

He has spent three years at Framestore, where he has worked as a Render Wrangler and an Assistant TD, mainly scripting tools for animation and working on facial re-targeting. His film credits include Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Doctor Strange, Alien: Covenant, and many more.