“March of the Potguins” Wins Best VFX at HEA Festival

“March of the Potguins” wins Best VFX at HEI Fest

Congratulations to the makers of March of the Potguins, directed by Michael Vodden and produced by Daniel Brooks, which has won an award for Best VFX at the Heart of Europe Film Festival (HEI).

March of the Potguins is about two penguin salt & pepper pots who embark on an epic journey across the kitchen counter top.  March of the Potguins has won many festival awards. 


Studio Project
The film was directed by Escapee Michael Vodden and produced by Daniel Brooks. The short was completed as part of the third year animation
Module PR6001,  a Studio Project worth 60 Credits.

Working in Teams
Working with a team of ten students from both the VFX and animation departments, this collaborative short was filmed on location in London, with animation and VFX all completed at Escape Studios. 

Director Michael Vodden
Director Michael Vodden studied the Art of Visual Effects at Escape Studios. The lead animator was Lucy Harris, and cinematography was by Clement Gharini. The 3D VFX Lead was Adikah Patterson, and the Compositing Lead was Diogo Teixeira.


Project supervisors
March of the Potguins was overseen by our 3rd year tutors:

Festival Success
March of the Potguins has won many festival awards:

March of the Potguins at IMDB
You can find March of the Potguins at the IMDB here

The Escape Studios VFX Blog offers a personal view on the art of visual effects. 


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