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Escapees' success stories
Our students who graduated from studying online have found great success with starting their careers within the industry, additionally having their projects nominated and win a multitude of awards. We've also continued to see many promotions and their career development; our alumni will not let anything stop them from excelling!
Paloma Zhu directed the short film 'Kiwi's Dream' whilst studying virtually, and it won "Best Director" at the Prague Film Festival! The short film also won "Best No Budget Film" at Dreamer's Short Film Festival and won an "Honourable Mention" at the London International Monthly Film Festival (LIMFF).
Haydn, who studied The Art of Video Games, was recently promoted from Junior Technical Artist to Technical Artist at The Mill in January 2021! Haydn's role at The Mill is essentially to help fill the gap between the developers and the artists, a job he describes as "a little bit of everything".
Angie Piedrahita Cajigas
Angie studied The Art of VFX with us and got her first graduate job as a Production Assistant at MPC in 2019. She later moved on to work at Cinesite in 2020 and since then got a promotion from Junior VFX Production Coordinator to VFX Coordinator.
Shannon contributed to two successful student animated films: "Street Ratz", and "Home Sweet Home", during her time at Escape Studios. She recently joined the team at Industrial Light & Magic as a Junior Facial Capture Artist in January 2021!
Ash studied Animation and VFX with us and stayed on as a Studio Assistant and even taught lighting for animation to our students. He then went on to work in MPC and started a new role in 2020 as a Matchmove Artist at Worldwide FX.