Storyboarding (4 weeks)

Our popular evening course is now available to study as a daytime course (full-time). So if you’re looking to boost your skills, want to learn more about conceptual process or discover what it takes to be a storyboard artist - this is the course for you.

Over 4 week, we’ll show you the art and craft of storyboarding, the initial conceptual process required before any feature can be created. It’s relevant for anyone who wants to learn storyboarding, whether for live action, animation, commercials, or your own private projects.

The course has been designed by industry professionals, including the very talented Francesca Adams, Storyboard Artist at Blue Zoo (one of London's leading animation houses). Industry engagement is the heart of all of our courses and students will work on a live industry brief as part of this course.

To provide additional support and practice there will also be an 8 week period of online mentoring, in which students can polish their skills in a virtual classroom and receive ongoing feedback and support.

  • Location: London campus
  • Start dates: TBC
  • Tuition fees: £2,000
  • Mode of study: Daytime (full-time) Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm, plus additional 4 weeks of online mentoring
  • Programme duration: 4 weeks
  • Entry requirements: Aged 18 or over, a good understanding of written and spoken English.

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Meet our tutors

Francesca has over 6 years’ experience in working as a professional animator and is currently a storyboarding artist at BlueZoo Animation. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Animation from the University for the Creative Arts and completed an MA in Directing Animation at NFTS.

Her projects include, Digby Dragon, Miffy adventures big and small and Go Jetters. Her specialities include 2D Digital, traditional drawn character animation, character design, and storyboarding.

Industry Partners

Industry partners and advisors influence everything we do, from the curriculum we teach and how it's delivered to our webinars and events.

We work alongside an impressive list of VFX, Games and Animation studios including Industrial Light & MagicFramestore, Blue Zoo, MPC, Jellyfish Pictures, PlayStation London Studio and 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 working at a variety of studios including Pixar, MPC, Industrial Light & Magic, DNEG, Rockstar Games and Electric Theatre Collective.

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Why Escape Studios?

Why Escape Studios?

Learn industry-relevant techniques from the experts, in a studio-like environment.

  • Industry-experienced tutors. Our tutors have worked at studios including DNEG, Walt Disney AnimationEARebellion and Framestore and their credits include Captain AmericaBlack Mirror and Bond: Spectre. They speak at international conferences, like B’Ars (Spain) and VIEW Conference (Italy), write for industry-recognised blog Befores&Afters, and are authorised trainers for software like Unreal EngineAutodesk or Houdini.
  • State-of-the-art facilities. Our central London campus is surrounded by world-leading studios and fully equipped with high-end hardware and the latest software. 
  • Industry partners. Our studio partners, including DNEGFramestore and PlayStation London Studio, help design and develop our courses to make sure that what we teach is relevant to the current industry practices. You’ll also have access to events and webinars ran by our Student Experience team with industry speakers.

I've particularly enjoyed being able to learn with experienced tutors and being around other people who are passionate about learning these same kinds of skills

Malcom Kelley, Escape Studios student