Sunday, 25 August 2019

Aaron Hopwood Animator at Untold

Aaron Hopwood
Many congratulations to Escapee Aaron Hopwood, who has recently been hired as a VFX artist at Untold Studios in London.

Untold are a new studio formed in 2018 by a number of former executives at London VFX house The Mill, who left and set up their own independent creative studio, focusing on advertising, entertainment and technology.

Aaron completed the 3 year BA in 3D animation this summer, having led a number of successful animation projects during his time at Escape Studios.

Aaron co-directed "Minuet"
Jericho
In his final year at Escape Studios, Aaron was the animation lead on Jericho, a short film about a lonely robot searching for friendship, which was short-listed for a student BAFTA and has won a number of festival awards.

Minuet
Aaron also co-directed the short film Minuet, which is our most ambitious short film to date, which has also been successfully entered into film festivals.

Untold Studios
Untold Studios is a new independent creative studio formed in 2018, and working across advertising, entertainment and technology. It is led by chief executive Darren O’Kelly, former chief operating officer at The Mill, as well as a number of other key figures formerly at The Mill.

To see more of Aaron's work, watch his animation demo reel below.

Aaron Hopwood - Character animation Demo-reel from Aaron Hopwood on Vimeo.
 


The Escape Studios Animation Blog offers a personal view on the art of animation and visual effects. To apply for our BA/MArt in 3D Animation, follow this link.  To apply for our storyboarding evening class, visit this page here.  For the next 12 week animation course, click here.

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