About the course

Get to grips with 3D VFX in just 12 weeks. The perfect course to start your journey into the VFX industry. Now mentored by world-class VFX studio BlueBolt, you'll receive intensive software training, learn the latest techniques from industry tutors and master the fundamental components of VFX, all at our studio facilities in London. 

An intensive and highly interactive course, which focuses on the essential skills needed to work in 3D VFX, this course is also an excellent platform to exceed onto our advanced VFX courses. Our tutors are already top industry professionals, meaning you'll be taught by those who know how to turn your passion for VFX into a practical skillset. All our classroom VFX courses are based at Escape Studios West - our state-of-the-art studios in Shepherds Bush, London. 

Throughout this 3D for VFX (12 weeks) course, you’ll learn how to use software such as Maya, Photoshop, Mudbox and 3D Equalizer, along with key techniques such as modelling, texturing, lighting and shading. Through intensive hands-on projects and problem-solving challenges, you’ll learn the latest 3D software and techniques required by industry. 

Want to kick-start your career within the visual effects (VFX) industry? With no previous experience required, this 3D for Visual Effects (12 weeks) course is the perfect foundation for those with no skills in, but still passionate about VFX.

If you're joining this course and starting on 10th April 2017, you'll benefit from:

  • A visit to BlueBolt on your first day, where they will tell you about the mentoring scheme they’ll be providing for this course
  • Three classroom feedback and mentoring sessions provided by a 3D Artist from BlueBolt 
  • A final review session with BlueBolt recruiters and recruiters from other post-production companies, so you can present your showreel and receive feedback 

All students on any 3D for VFX (12 weeks) course will graduate with an Escape Studios Certificate of Achievement, a well-respected qualification within the industry, demonstrating you've studied an industry-based course and have the practical, hands-on skills studios are looking for. 

Why Escape Studios?

Escape Studios is Europe’s leading VFX academy and we’ve been part of Pearson College London since 2013.

We sprang into life in 2002, to solve the industry’s lack of educated, studio-ready VFX talent. Since then, over 4,000 people have graduated from Escape, going on to forge successful careers spanning the whole VFX spectrum.

You’ll find Escapee Alumni behind many Oscar and Bafta nominated films (and with Oscars and Baftas themselves too), 100s of award-winning films and television shows and 1,000s of award-winning commercials. Our secret? Our intensive and fiercely vocational approach and professional studio experience that trains VFX professionals to the latest industry standards.

Course summary

    Escape Studios West
    10 April 2017 - this course is mentored by BlueBolt
    7 July 2017
    £10,475 (£10,975 for courses booked after 1 April 2017)
    Full time
    12 weeks
Mentored by BlueBolt


Contact us

  • Escape Studios West, Shepherds West, Rockley Road, W14 0DA
  • 0207 348 1920
  • admissions@escapestudios.com

Suraj Harrington-Odedra

Head of Maya Development, The Mill

Escape is brilliant. It’s just such a hub for this entire industry.