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About us

Escape Studios is one of the UK's leading animation, games and VFX schools, supplying the industry with studio-ready talent. Our courses are designed and delivered with industry experts within a welcoming, close-knit and successful community.

Our world-class industry partners include Industrial Light & Magic, Framestore, The Mill, DNEG, Milk VFX, Creative Assembly, Cinesite, Blue Zoo and MPC. Through our partnership with Epic Games, we were the UK’s first Unreal Authorized Training Center and are an Unreal Engine Academic Partner.

Approved and endorsed internationally as a Rookies and Houdini certified school, we offer a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses. Our Escapees have worked on award-winning TV series Stranger Things and Obi-Wan Kenobi, along with Oscar and BAFTA nominated films such as Avatar: The Way of Water, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The Batman, Elvis, Top Gun: Maverick and bestselling games Assassin’s Creed, Uncharted 2 and Forza Horizon.

Student showreel

Check out our showreel for a selection of student work across Animation, Games and Visual Effects. We’re proud of our students’ creativity. Our student short films have been nominated and won over 500 international film festival awards over the years. Student project Jerich0 even made the shortlist for the Student BAFTA Awards and won ‘film of the year’ in The Rookies.

What makes us different

Designed, developed and delivered with industry. 

  • We work with a range of world-class industry partners, including the likes of Blue Zoo, Creative Assembly, DNEG, Industial Light & Magic and MPC. They’re central to the way we’re run; from the curriculum we teach and how it’s delivered, to special events, scholarships and feedback on student work.
  • Our industry-experienced tutors are experts in their fields, including certified trainers for Unreal Engine, Autodesk and Houdini. They've worked at studios such as Walt Disney, EA and Framestore, on credits including Doctor Strange and Bond: Spectre.
  • Over 4,000 alumni have started their careers with us, honing their skills before achieving great success in the industry, working on Oscar and BAFTA-nominated films and bestselling games.
  • Based in London, we’re close to some of the biggest studios in the world. Our campus is in the heart of London's Design District on the Greenwich Peninsula, with amazing views of the River Thames and Canary Wharf.

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Course locations

Escape Studios

6 Mitre Passage, London, SE10 0ER