Rookies Ranks Escape Studios in Top Ten Globally for VFX Production

The Rookies, the international competition for aspiring VFX artists, has ranked Escape Studios No 2 in the UK and No 10 globally for VFX & Animation Production Excellence.

Production Excellence is an accolade awarded to the best schools that focus on working in teams. 
Teamwork is something we take seriously at Escape Studios, one of the five pillars of “The Escape Method”
The animation industry is a collaborative one. Well-organised teamwork helps prepare our students for the realities of life in industry.
Escape Studios has been ranked by The Rookies in the top ten for VFX and Animation Production for the last four years, since 2019. 
2022 Best VFX & Animation Schools – Production Excellence 
The 2022 Best Visual Effects and Animation Schools – Production Excellence Schools and Colleges in the World rankings is updated every year by The Rookies’ judges.  
Replicating Production Experience
According to The Rookies: “schools that replicate a production studio experience provide a great advantage to students because it encourages team work, a strong understanding of pipelines, scheduling experience, resource management and problem solving.” 
VFX & Anim Production Excellence 2020
This is why we have such a strong focus on group work at Escape Studios.  All our courses at Escape Studios are designed with industry feedback, and industry continually stresses the importance of teamwork. Are students able to work successfully in teams? Individual talent is important, but a successful production requires a collaborative effort. 


2020 Rankings
In 2020 we also ranked in the top five internationally. 
2019 “Rookies” Rankings
2019 Rankings
In 2019 we also ranked in the top five. The Rookies ranked Escape Studios at No. 4 globally for VFX and Animation Production Excellence.

This followed the success of films like Jerich0, which was “Highly Commended” in the VFX Film category.

Our Games, VFX and Animation students have made a stellar showing in the Rookies contest in recent years, with multiple projects winning awards.

Group Projects at Escape Studios
First in Game Design

Escape Studios also ranked first in UK for Game Design and Development

Top 50 Creative Media Schools
We also ranked Second in the UK and 38th globally in Top 50 Creative Media & Entertainment Schools and Colleges

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

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