About the course

An excellent follow on for anyone who has a basic level of understanding in 3D VFX concepts. This course takes you on a more in-depth review of Maya, building on foundation skills to help you model realistic scenes and characters.

Course outcomes

  • Animate objects inside a Maya scene with efficient key-framing and understanding of animation curves.
  • Simplify the animation process with constraints, expressions and set driven keys.
  • Know how cameras work in the real world and in Maya.
  • Be able to track image sequences, export the solved data and reconstruct the scene in 3D.
  • Implement advanced techniques in order to improve the result.
  • Develop a moving VFX shot, including modelling, texturing, lighting, rendering and compositing.

Key software

Maya, Nuke, Mudbox, 3DEqualizer

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, 100s of award-winning films and television shows and 1,000s of award-winning commercials.

Our secret? Our intensive and fiercely vocational approach and a professional studio experience that trains VFX professionals to the latest industry standards.

Course summary

  • LOCATION
    Escape Studios West
  • COURSE START DATES
    16 October 2017
  • TUITION FEES
    £4,750
  • MODE OF STUDY
    Part-time (2 evenings per week 7:00pm-10:00pm)
  • PROGRAMME DURATION
    30 weeks
  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    You must be over 18 and have a good understanding of written and spoken English, and feel comfortable using a computer. You must also have studied our 3D Foundation course.

Contact us

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

In partnership with

The Mill, Framestore, BlueBolt, MPC, Glassworks and many more