Visual Effects - courses, degrees and events
Why should I get into VFX?
The UK has some of the best visual effects studios in the world, some of which are our industry partners, including DNEG, Industrial Light & Magic and Framestore. There are a variety of departments in the vfx industry, including 3D modelling, simulations, compositing and more. Explore our free Industry Beginner's Guide to find out why there has never been a better time to enter the vfx industry!
Our alumni (dubbed 'Escapees') have gone on to work for some of the biggest studios in the world and on projects such as Oscar winning The Jungle Book, Thor: Ragnarok, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Ex Machina, The Revenant, Spectre, Interstellar, Gravity and Harry Potter.
Did you know... More than 90% of the UK VFX work force is based in London?
Our courses aim to get you skilled in various departments within post-production in the visual effects industry, from 3D to compositing and finishing (2D). Our courses cover software such as Autodesk Maya, The Foundry's Nuke, SideFX Houdini and more.
Tune into our free webinars and online events to find out more about the world of VFX. Take a look at our Compositing and Finishing for VFX hub for more information about 2D in VFX.
Next dates to be confirmed! We don't have any events in the pipeline just now but watch this space for udpates or check out our E_scape Hub for events about other disciplines, recordings of past webinars and plenty of other resources!
Who will teach me?
Get taught by global expert tutors. They have worked at studios including DNEG, Walt Disney Animation, EA and Framestore and their credits include Captain America, Black Mirror and Thor: Ragnarok.
They speak at international conferences, like B’Ars (Spain) and VIEW Conference (Italy), write for an industry-recognised blog, Befores&Afters, and are authorised trainers for software like Unreal Engine, Autodesk or Houdini.
What makes our VFX courses and degrees unique?
Delve into our helpful guides, read our exciting blogs and check out our E_Hub to stay up to date with everything Escape!