Escape Studios


  • Location: City

About us

Escape Studios is one of the UK's premier animation, games and visual effects training and teaching institutions, which has been at the forefront of creative education since 2002..

Approved and endorsed internationally as Rookies and Houdini Certified schools, we take students with raw talent and shape them into the creative professionals demanded by today's employers.  

We're a well-established and trusted partner for companies, big and small. Our industry partners include Industrial Light & Magic, PlayStation London Studio, Framestore, DNEG, Creative Assembly, Blue Zoo and MPC, while our unique partnership with Epic Games means we're also one of the UK’s only Unreal Authorized Training Centers.  

Our Escapees (alumni) have worked on award-winning TV series such as Stranger Things and Obi-Wan Kenobi, along with Oscar and BAFTA-winning films such as Dune, No Time to Die, Star Wars, and bestselling games Assassin’s Creed, Uncharted 2 and Forza Horizon.

Student showreel

Check out the awesome projects our students produced whilst studying with us. The work highlights the range of technical skills taught in Animation, Game Art and Visual Effects our courses. Our student short films have been nominated and won several international awards over the years, including Jerich0 being shortlisted for the Student BAFTA Awards.

What makes us different

Our tutors are experienced professionals. They are certified trainers for Unreal Engine, Autodesk and Houdini. They've worked at studios including Walt Disney, EA and Framestore, on credits including Moon Knight, Kingsman and Bond: Spectre.

Our industry partners, from the likes of PlayStation London Studio, Cinesite and Blue Zoo, help design, develop and deliver our courses. They take part in our Degree Concept Teams, form our Advisory Board and participate in the delivery as guest speakers and assessors. It means we only teach the techniques, skills and software that are relevant and needed in the industry, working with studios to fill their production pipelines with studio-ready artists.

Our London location means we’re surrounded by some of the biggest studios in the world, including a number of our industry partners like Framestore (Avengers: Endgame), Industrial Light & Magic (Star Wars) and PlayStation London Studio. 

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Course locations

Escape Studios

190 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BH