Remote learning

Please note that our evening courses will be running remotely in 2021 as access to our campus is limited in line with government guidance. For more information, please visit our remote learning page or contact our Admissions team.

3D Intermediate (Evening - 20 weeks)

Whilst our campus is currently closed following government measures, we will be running the July intake of this course online. Please see below for details and contact our Admissions team for further information.

 

Dive into the detail and take your VFX knowledge to the next level!

This online course is the perfect follow on if you have completed our 3D for VFX Foundation course, or if you already have an understanding of the basics. You will learn how to use key software including Maya, Nuke, ZBrush and 3DEqualizer.

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • 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.
  • This online course is part-time study allowing you to fit around your day job or other commitments.

  • Location: Online
  • Start dates: TBC
  • Tuition fees: £3,196
  • Mode of study: Part-time (Evenings: Mon and Wed 7-10pm)
  • Programme duration: 20 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 or have some experience in 3D/Maya

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Our campus

Study in our state-of-the-art studios and get a taste of what it's like to work in industry.

Meet our tutors

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

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

I studied Maya at Escape Studios and have now gone on to set up a 3D department for Partizan. It gave me a really firm understanding of what the software was capable of and I've never looked back since, I was hooked.

Charlie Bayliss Head of 3D, Partizan