Escape from the rain (where's summer gone?!) with our VFX top tips, careers advice and much more!
We love a good webinar at Escape Studios and it’s a great way for us to share the years of advice our tutors and special guests have… and best of all they’re free! We thought we’d put a handy guide together of our top webinars and a littlebit of info on each one… So now all you have to do, is to decide which one to watch first!
What is VFX? - with Mark Spevick
Our very own Head of 3D Mark Spevick, reveals some of the secrets of VFX, shares key techniques and exposes what this creative career is really like. Mark hopes to demystify the science behind the art… so is a career in VFX within your grasp?
The role of a compositor – with Davi Stein
Compositing Tutor and Head of 2D, Davi Stein leads a discussion to help explain the principles behind Compositing and the essential role it plays during the production process. Discover how Compositing is in fact based on photography principles such as composition, lighting, mood, and atmosphere. Davi also demonstrates the importance of 'story' and how it's the role of the Compositor to "tell it" in one single image.
More to VFX than Hollywood - with Alistair Cross
Alistair is an Escapee and used to be an Escape Studios studio assistant too! During the webinar he explains how he got into VFX, the roles and responsibilities of VFX supervisors and walks you through one of the shots he worked on for a film. He even has a short Q&A at the end! Find out why there's more to VFX than Hollywood.
Invisible Visual Effects with Taran Spear
Taran is an Escapee; having studied our compositing course he and some of his fellow Escapees set up their own studio – Electric Theatre Company, working across film and television VFX. This webinar is all about the art of invisible visual effects… the ones you never knew were there. Want to find out more? Listen to Taran spill all about invisible visual effects.
Confessions of A Junior Compositor with Simon Richardson
Simon is a Junior Compositor, and Escapee. During the webinar he talks about how he started the career of his dreams, working at one of London’s most prestigious studios, The Mill. Having gone on to work for multiple studios across London, Simon is one our most experienced Alumni. Find out more about his journey.
The Art of Oscar Winning 3D Modelling with Adam Dewhirst
Are you need in need of some modelling tips? Then you’re in luck, Adam Dewhirst’s webinar is all about explaining some of the techniques that helped him win an Oscar for The Golden Compass! Intrigued?
The Stealthy Art of Rotoscoping with Phillip Charles Sweeting
Phillip Charles Sweeting is a Paint and Roto Artist from Bluebolt. This webinar is full of tips and tricks on rotoscoping and answering some puzzling questions about compositing! Watch the full video and get your skills up to scratch!
The VFX Pipeline Explained with Hasraf Dulull
Hasraf is a writer, producer, tutor and all round VFX visionary! HaZ hosted this webinar breaking down the pipeline from a Producer's point of view,- from the point of conception to the point of delivery! Pick up some tips from a true pro.
Careers in VFX with MPC and Framestore
Anna Swift of Framestore and Ben Owen of MPC sat down with us to talk about the do's and don'ts of getting a job in VFX - this is one webinar you need to watch! With not one, but two of the world’s biggest studios coming together, you won’t find this info anywhere else!
Your Questions Answered! - Careers in VFX
We had so many questions from one of our previous careers webinar, we decided to made a whole separate video to answer them all! Join Andy Brassington as he tackles everything from Runner's wages to Cosplay enthusiasts - giving you the info you need to get a job in VFX! #You’rewelcome ;)
AND if you needed anymore career inspiration or just want a cool video to watch, then check out our latest webinar which is all about how to break into the creative industries, how to stay inspired and how to stand out from the crowd.
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