The first term for our new students has officially begun! Our second cohort of Escape Studios undergraduates have already been treated to talks from VFX legends including Eamonn Butler and Tom Sito and now our scholarship winners have been chosen!
- The Ian Livingstone Scholarship for Game Art
Awarded to Hannah Clark
The Ian Livingstone scholarship for Game Art is a full tuition fee scholarship awarded to Hannah Clark for the BA/MArt (Hons) The Art of Video Games degree at Escape Studios. Ian Livingstone CBE, is one of the founding fathers of the UK games industry. Former Executive Chairman of Eidos, he is best known for being the man behind huge franchises such as Tomb Raider and Warhammer. He co-founded the iconic games company Games Workshop and co-created Fighting Fantasy gamebooks. In 2002, Ian Livingstone won the BAFTA Interactive Special Award for outstanding contribution to the industry and was appointed CBE in the 2013.
"I have been doing a lot of soul searching over the years and I now know working in game art is what I want to do for my career. Receiving this scholarship just made me feel amazing with a huge confidence boost and it’s a confirmation that I am on the right track. I'll be able to stress less about finances and really focus on what’s important to me. So far it's been an incredible experience all round and I'm really happy to be studying here with amazing, skillful and inspiring people as my classmates and teachers."