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Wednesday, 30 December 2020
Wednesday, 23 December 2020
Tuesday, 22 December 2020
|"Street Ratz" Best Trailer at Golden Nugget|
Street Ratz" is a teaser/trailer written and directed by Austin Hill, produced by Jack Wright, and supervised by Amedeo Beretta.
Monday, 21 December 2020
"Palindromo" translates into English as "palindrome", meaning a short sentence which is spelled the same forwards and backwards (a famous example of a palindrome is: "a man, a plan, a canal, panama").
Why is Paolo's film called Palindrome? Watch the short to find out - it is just two minutes long.
Paolo Amadini is a student at Escape Studios, studying for his MA in the Art of Computer Animation.
"Palindromo" was completed as part of the final animation module, in which students must complete a short film project of their own.
Friday, 18 December 2020
|Animal Lover - Best Animation at Flicks|
Thursday, 17 December 2020
|Character Creation by Max Brazier Jones|
This evening course teaches students how to design and create their own character designs, and bring them to life. Over 18 weeks you will design, model, texture, rig and animate your own character.
The Character Creation course is taught by Jonathan McFall, an experienced 3D artist and veteran of many VFX hits including the Harry Potter series, Men in Black 3, and Immortals.
Wednesday, 16 December 2020
|Robot Bug by Edoardo Sartori|
AN4001 is a 15 Credit module that teaches the fundamentals of character and creature animation.
Tuesday, 15 December 2020
At Escape Studios we offer a £8,000 scholarship to one successful applicant for each postgraduate degree, significantly reducing the cost of study.
Don't wait! Apply now. The deadline is 4th January 2021.
Monday, 14 December 2020
Marc has credits on many Hollywood hit films including Fast & Furious 6, Avengers, Age of Ultron, Moon, and Victor Frankenstein.
Marc has also taught a number of classes to our short course animators, and is very familiar with Escape Studios and our systems. He has also created many online tutorials for our students, which you can find at our Animation Vimeo Channel.
Saturday, 12 December 2020
Friday, 11 December 2020
|Leopard animation by Daniel Amor|
The second year of animation studies at Escape Studios is where our students begin to focus on individual proficiency in the craft of animation.
The Specialism Module (Module Code CR5001) is a self-study module in which students must select an area of specialism and develop their proficiency in that area. CR5001 is worth 15 credits and runs for five weeks, culminating in a portfolio presentation.
Thursday, 10 December 2020
"Joe" is a short film directed by Callum Reeve and produced by Aidan Lonergan, completed as part of animation Module PR6001, a Studio Project worth 60 Credits.
Wednesday, 9 December 2020
Tuesday, 8 December 2020
Monday, 7 December 2020
|Over Under - "Most Fabulous Animation"|
Sunday, 6 December 2020
|"Hat Shop": "Best Super Short"|
Saturday, 5 December 2020
Friday, 4 December 2020
|Quarantine Chorus: "Most Heartwarming Animation"|
Thursday, 3 December 2020
Wednesday, 2 December 2020
QC Animations has over 80,000 subscribers, with hundreds of thousands of views every month.
Charlotte has found critical and commercial success in one of the biggest-growing parts of the animation industry - YouTube video animation. In the case of QC Animations, Charlotte's universe is built about the world of Minecraft - the world's most popular video game.
Tuesday, 1 December 2020
The Software Handbook, which is completely free, is designed to help our students learn more about the key software that is currently used in the creative industries.
|"Hat Shop": Best Anim & Best Sci-Fi at Flicks|
Monday, 30 November 2020
|"Death from Above" Wins "Best Adventure"|
Sunday, 29 November 2020
Saturday, 28 November 2020
|The Witch and The Baby by Evgenia Golubeva|
Friday, 27 November 2020
|"Flame": MA film project|
The MA in animation will be taught both online and at our mid-town campus at 190 High Holborn in central London.
If you're looking for an animation course that teaches you how to animate to a professional level, and also leads to a formal qualification in the field, then this could be the right course for you.
|Moon Rockz "Most Witty Animation" at Animafantasia|
Thursday, 26 November 2020
This new degree, first launched in September 2019, is the first-ever master's degree in Previsualisation & Storyboarding, and is taught by industry veteran Iliana Franklin.
Developed in consultation with industry, and formally validated by the University of Kent, this degree is a unique opportunity to learn industry-level skills and also earn an internationally recognised academic qualification.
|"Jerich0" - multiple award-winner|
The event even made its way into the pages of Variety, with the headline "Animated Short ‘Jerich0’ Series Adaptation Wows at Cartoon Springboard."
According to Variety: "Alumni of London’s elite Escape Studios, writer-director Sarah Andrews and assistant director, animation lead and sound designer Aaron Hopwood, participated in this year’s Cartoon Springboard project pitching sessions, looking to leverage the success of their short student film “Jerich0” into a short form series adaptation."
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
|Escape Studios' students at the BFI|
Applications are through UCAS, and you can find out more about the course at the official site here.
Our BA/MArt in animation was launched in 2015, and our first group of animation students graduated in 2019, going on to find jobs and success in the industry.
|"Hat Shop" wins "Most Awesome Animation"|
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
|Escapee Chan Sagoo worked on Lion King (2019)|
Our 12 week course is aimed at anyone who wants to learn the art and craft of 3D Animation in Maya, and aims to take students to a professional level of skill, making them studio-ready talent.
Taught by veteran animation tutor Lee Caller, our animation is designed to help our students find employment in the rapidly expanding animation and VFX industry.
|Quarantine Chorus - Best Covid-19 film|
Monday, 23 November 2020
|"Reach" - "Most Irresistible Animation at ISAFF|
Sunday, 22 November 2020
|Character Animation by Jamie Floodgate|
This six week intensive class builds on the lessons learned in the 12 Week Animation Short Course, developing and enhancing existing skills, making sure that our students are job-ready by the end of the course.
|"Draw" nominated for Ruy Lopez award|
Saturday, 21 November 2020
|Dragon animation by Jamie Floodgate|
This online class runs for 20 weeks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from 7-10pm. The course starts with animation fundamentals and builds up to complex actions and performances, and a professional level demo reel.
|"Vivi Ossa" - Best One Minute Film at VIFF|
Friday, 20 November 2020
Character Design is an eight week evening class
taught by a working industry professional; our tutor Steve Sole will guide students through the principles of character design, building up to an industry brief.
|"Most Alluring Animation" - Nefertiti|
Thursday, 19 November 2020
Learn the fundamentals of 2D animation over 10 weeks, one evening a week using Toonboom Harmony, one of the leading software packages for the creation of 2D animation.
In recent years 2D animation has experienced a significant revival, both in the UK and overseas, as Studios such as Blue Zoo, Aardman Animation, and Brown Bag Films adopt the software.
|"Most Charming Animation" - Hotel Aloha|
Wednesday, 18 November 2020
|"Minuet" - Best Animation|
Tuesday, 17 November 2020
|Francesca "Chess" Adams at Escape Studios|
Our next evening class in storyboarding is scheduled to be taught online, and runs for ten weeks.
Chess brings her long experience of working on shows like Digby Dragon and The Go Jetters, reflecting the huge increase in animated content being created right here in London in recent years, and the growing trend towards digital storyboarding tools such as Panel Forge, which speed up the process and help to bridge the gap with 3D Layout.
Monday, 16 November 2020
Sunday, 15 November 2020
Animators from all over the world participate, animating a character speaking a line of dialogue, which is provided on the first day of every month by the club.
It's a monthly free animation competition. Participating animators can share their progress with one another and critique each other's work - just like in a real animation studio.
Saturday, 14 November 2020
|Best Director - Super Short Film|
Friday, 13 November 2020
|"Jerich0" - Best Short Film for Children|
This event is open to all our current students, who can book their free place by following this link:
Thursday, 12 November 2020
|"Draw" - Golden Laurels at ANSFF|
Wednesday, 11 November 2020