Thursday, 13 October 2016

Introducing Escape Studios' 72 Hour Film Competition

Here at Escape Studios we are excited to be running our first ever virtual 72-Hour Film Project - #Escape72Hours.

All our students are invited to unleash their creativity and create a VFX-inspired short film, competing to be awarded a series of prizes by our industry-led panel. The competition begins at 12:00 noon on Friday 28th October 2016 and last three days.

What is at stake?
Prizes include
  • an exclusive premiere screening of the winning film to key industry names at The VFX Festival 2017 
  • an interview in influential specialist film media outlet 3D Artist 
  • an exclusive masterclass with Escape Studios expert tutor
  • use of the latest technology at Escape Studios facilities to further improve the film
Who is judging the entries?
Our expert panel will judge all film entries. Representatives include VFX supervisor Steve Begg, who has over thirty years experience supervising the visual effects on films such as 'Casino Royale', 'Skyfall', 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' and most recently 'Spectre'. Alongside Steve will sit a representative from Deluxe’s Rushes, an award winning international VFX Company, also known for their work on Spectre. From top film publication and partner of the competition we have Stephen Holmes, Editor at 3D Artist. Finally, from Escape Studios, industry experts Anita Gribble and Andrew Brassington will also be judging the entries.

How do you get started?
Once your place is confirmed, at 12:00 noon on Friday 28th October 2016, the theme of the competition will be revealed. 

How many people can enter?
Individual teams can have a minimum of one person and maximum of ten participants.

How do you join?
To join the competition, register your team here at the official site.


The Escape Studios Animation Blog offers a personal view on the art of animation and visual effects. To find out more about our new BA/MArt, follow this link.  To apply, visit the offical page here.

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