Now mentored by two world-class VFX studio's BlueBolt and Double Negative

About the course

If you want to jump to a career in the visual effects (VFX) industry, then this is the course for you. It’s highly intensive and will give you all the skills you need to kick-start your career within VFX. Best of all, you’ll be mentored by our Industry Partners, Bluebolt and Double Negative, both award winning VFX studios. 

You’ll start by sharpening your core 3D skills to give you a thorough technical understanding of software and principles, before moving on to more complex techniques of particle movement, hair, fur and more.

Our tutors are top industry professionals, so you’ll be taught by the best in the business whether you’re a 3D artist looking to develop a career in VFX, a 2D VFX artist wanting to move into 3D or a VFX graduate preparing for the competitive VFX job market. This course will also suit students from a creative or technical background, keen to change career and get into VFX.

What to expect

If you're joining this course and starting on 10th April 2017, you'll benefit from exclusive mentoring from our two of our Industry Partner's Bluebolt and Double Negative, including:

  • A visit to BlueBolt, where they will tell you about the mentoring scheme they’ll be providing for this course   
  • A feedback session provided by Bluebolt and Double Negative to provide you the advice to create Industry standard showreels.  
  • Feedback will be provided by a senior artist from both Bluebolt and Double Negative as well as the Head of 3D at BlueBolt!

The course culminates in a major project, where you’ll produce boundary-pushing VFX to showcase your technical excellence to employers.

You'll also 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.

  • 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.
  • 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. 

Course summary

  • LOCATION
    Escape Studios West
  • COURSE START DATES
    10 April 2017
    7 July 2017
  • TUITION FEES
    £14,995 (£15,495.00 for courses booked after 1 April 2017)
  • MODE OF STUDY
    Full time
  • PROGRAMME DURATION
    18 weeks
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Mentored by

Having a passion for something and the constant opportunity to share it, enjoy it and buildupon it is the best thing about my job.

Allyn Lawson, 3D artist The Mill

Meet your tutor

Daniel Shutt
3D Tutor