The BAFTA UK Scholarship Programme is part of BAFTAs charitable activity to support talented people at all stages of their career in film, games and television. We’re pleased to announce that this year four postgraduate courses at Escape Studios are eligible for the BAFTA UK scholarship programme.
The postgraduate courses you can apply for at Escape Studios are: MA 3D Animation, MA Game Art, MA Visual Effects Production (Compositing) and MA Visual Effects Production (3D). Learn more about our postgraduate courses.
The BAFTA UK scholarship programme is open to British citizens in need of financial assistance to take eligible undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the UK. Each BAFTA Scholar receives up to £12,000 towards their annual course fees, as well as mentoring support from a BAFTA member, winner or nominee and free access to BAFTA events around the UK.
Three BAFTA Reuben Scholarships will support one individual each on a film, games and television course respectively.
Applications for 2019/2020 are now open. If you are interested in becoming a BAFTA scholar, please register and apply here.
The deadline for applications is Tuesday 28 May 2019.
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Escape Studios are pioneering the next wave of visual effects artists, animators and game developers by transforming higher education. With industry engagement at its core, Escape Studios’ approach to industry-focused learning, is what sets it apart from the rest.
Escape harnesses the expertise and relentless creativity of award-winning artists. Students are taught by well-connected industry experts that have worked on the likes of The Dark Knight, the Lion King and Harry Potter, plus games for multiple PlayStation titles; tapping into real insight built from years of experience in the creative industries. This is also harnessed through an industry-led Advisory Board, bringing together talent from the top studios in the sector, including Framestore, MPC, Cinesite, Double Negative, Dreamworks Animation and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, to design, develop and deliver programmes.
Escape’s 4000+ alumni (dubbed ‘Escapees’) include BAFTA and Oscar winners; they’ve worked on VFX blockbusters like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Jungle Book, Dr Strange, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Captain America: Civil War, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Ex Machina,Interstellar and Gravity. They’ve also worked on bestselling games (Assassin’s Creed and Forza Horizon), award winning adverts, and some have even set-up their own studios.