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2D Animation with Toon Boom Harmony (12 weeks)

Master the industry’s favourite 2D animation software: Toon Boom Harmony

2D Animation with Toon Boom Harmony is a 12-week classroom introduction to the basics of locomotion and mechanics in animation. This course is aimed at current Animators wanting to acquire 2D software skills. You will learn the basics of 2D Animation using the industry’s favourite platform, Toon Boom Harmony. No prior knowledge of the software is required.

Many studios in the UK are actively looking to recruit Toon Boom Harmony Animators. Our course will get you studio ready in 12 weeks. You will begin by learning the basics of locomotion and mechanics, learn character performance, and finally, develop a portfolio to showcase your work.

You'll also have the opportunity to receive feedback from industry professionals on your work and to hear from experts as Animators from Blue Zoo will provide feedback and support to students on this course.

The course has been developed by our Head of Animation and industry veteran, Alex Williams.

  • Location: London Campus
  • Start dates: TBC
  • Tuition fees: £7,995
  • Mode of study: Daytime (full-time)
  • Programme duration: 12 weeks
  • Entry requirements: Aged 18 or over, a good understanding of written and spoken English

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Our tutors have all sculpted their own careers in successful studios in the industry and are now sharing their expertise in the classroom. Packed with everything from Thor: Ragnarok and Black Panther to the original Lion King and multiple PlayStation titles, their CVs don't get much cooler! They know exactly what skills you need – teaching you real-world tips and tricks, as well as the latest industry software and techniques to kick-start your career.

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Industry partners and advisors influence everything we do, from the curriculum we teach and how it's delivered to our webinars and special events.

We work alongside an impressive list of VFX, Games and Animation studios including Framestore, Blue Zoo, MPC, Jellyfish Pictures, Creative Assembly and many more across all our courses at Escape Studios.

With exclusive professional feedback, intensive software training and much more, our industry-led courses give you up-to-the-minute, inspirational knowledge and experience, tailored to the work you’re passionate about. Our Escape Studios Alumni (Escapees) can be found in many of the studios including Pixar, MPC, Industrial Light & Magic, DNEG, Rockstar Games and Electric Theatre Collective.

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Why Escape Studios?

  • Our tutors have worked in the industry and have been hand-picked from successful studios; they teach real-world tips and tricks learnt from on-the-job experience.
  • You'll work in an industry-style studio from day one, so you'll get a taste of what it's like to work in industry.
  • Our industry partners include Framestore, The Mill, MPC, DNEG, Cinesite, Electric Theatre Collective and Jellyfish Pictures (to name just a few!).
  • Our industry partners help to design, develop and deliver our courses and they influence everything we do, so you'll benefit from up-to-the-minute knowledge and experience.
  • You'll study at the heart of London's creative scene, so our state-of-the-art facilities are the perfect place to kick-start your career.

Doing the animation course helped fast track my Maya skill set to allow me to apply for a greater variation of jobs. I now regularly work in both 2D and 3D allowing me to be more versatile.

Richard Jeffery, 3D Animation student