About the course

Motion Graphics is a craft that allows you to work across a range of creative industries, such as graphic design, advertising, animation, broadcasting, multimedia, games or film. Fast, flexible and fundamental learning in a growing specialist area of Motion Graphics, this course combines graphic design and audiovisuals to create a variety of media. 

What to expect

  • You’ll study in the evenings, this course will fit around work and other commitments. It is perfect for designers and artists, as well as anyone with a background in art and design and a working knowledge of Photoshop, including undergraduates, looking to expand into motion graphics.
  • During the course you'll have a masterclass from a professional so you can learn directly from the best in the business. 

  • You'll get hands-on training in After Effects. We focus on After Effects so you can master the software and start to create a strong showreel to wow employers. Once you've completed the course you'll be able to apply the same principles to 3D and create even more content to add to your reel. 
  • You’ll 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.

Where can this course take me?

You can work in a variety of companies, from film production companies to advertising or marketing agencies as well as for small creative studios or start ups. In the film industry, you can work doing film titles, UI design, special  sequences or VFX.

You can be an in-house motion designer or a freelancer, the motion graphics industry is growing rapidly and studios will always be on the lookout for talented mograph artists. The industry is demanding more and more motion designers, people who can create those animations. From film production companies to advertising or marketing agencies as well as small creative studios, digital agencies or start ups, are demanding more and more that specific profile.

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.

Student showreel

Course summary

    Escape Studios West
    3 October 2017
    9 January 2018
    Part time (Tue and Thur 7pm - 10pm)
    12 weeks
    Aged 18 or over, a good understanding of written and spoken English

Please note: this course requires access to a 64-bit operating system.

Many employers were interested by the fact that I had studied at Escape Studios, it was an added bonus that I was also lucky enough to be selected to join course tutor, Thiago Maia’s, Cookie Studio for a 3 month internship.

Teresa Tang, Escape Studio Alumni

Meet your tutor

Thiago Maia
Head of Motion Graphics