Pixar's Aaron Hartline gave a great talk at the VFX Festival earlier this year on the subject of creativity, titled "Turning on Your Creative Light Bulb". Aaron was here in London to mentor our short course animators, and help us reach Pixar-quality standards in our animation teaching. His talk was aimed in particular at animators, who are always looking to come up with inventive and fresh solutions to animation problems.Read more
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How do animation students find internships and temporary placements in the industry? It's a question we get asked a lot here at Escape Studios. Jobs in the entertainment industry have always been highly competitive, and even unpaid internships can be hard to pin down. There are many ways - official jobs postings, word of mouth, rumours in the pub, personal contacts, even cold-calling - all of these can be effective ways to find an internship in the business.Read more
How do you start a small animation business? At Escape Studios we don't just train animators to do excellent work, we help them to turn that knowledge into a successful career. And one way of dealing with the uncertainty of being an employee in the creative industries is to start up your own business.Read more