About the course

You'll study in the evenings, take part in masterclasses by seasoned industry professionals and you'll develop a strong visual showreel, so you'll be job ready at the end of the course.

Fast, flexible and fundamental learning in a growing specialist area of Motion Graphics. Motion Graphics combines graphic design and audiovisuals to create a variety of media. 

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.

You’ll study in the evenings, this course will fit around work and other commitments. This course 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.  

The course is directed by PhD JM Blay (PhD supported by Kyle Cooper) a director and motion designer with more than fifteen years of experience working on advertising, films, tv, video games and multimedia. For clients such as Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Marvel, BBC, Activision, Sony, Nikon, Panasonic, Lenovo or Adobe among others. For films like The Hobbit, for video games like Call of Duty Black Ops II or for music video of artists like Paul McCartney. Find out more about JM Blay.

During the course you’ll have masterclasses by seasoned industry professionals in specific areas such as Character Animation, VFX, Broadcast and Advertising.You’ll learn the keys of the industry from different professionals and also you will develop a practical exercise with each one.

They’ll give you hands-on training in both After Effects and Cinema 4D, from work methodology to animation. You’ll also develop a strong visual showreel, so you’ll be able to demonstrate your newfound Motion Graphics skills to employers. 

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.

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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.

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Course summary

  • LOCATION
    Escape Studios West
  • COURSE START DATES
    24 January 2017
    2 May 2017
  • TUITION FEES
    £2,400
  • MODE OF STUDY
    Part time (Tue and Thur 7pm - 10pm)
  • PROGRAMME DURATION
    12 weeks
  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Aged 18 or over, a good understanding of written and spoken English

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

Contact us

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