Meet the 2D VFX Team at Escape Studios. 2D VFX is all about compositing, and is primarily taught in Nuke, by The Foundry. Our graduates in 2D Compositing have enjoyed spectacular success in recent years, with almost 100% of our students finding work in their chosen field. Below are the talented tutors who teach the art and craft of 2D VFX at Escape Studios, helping to ensure we remain the UK’s leading centre for the study of VFX.
Klaudija Cermak teaches the Art of Compositing for VFX at Escape Studios; she teaches the short course (12 weeks) in VFX Compositing as well as teaching the second year undergraduate students and also postgraduate students.
Klaudija has over 20 years experience on commercials, broadcast TV and feature films. Klaudija has worked at most of the major post-production houses in London including MPC, Mill, Millfilm, Framestore, Double Negative and Glassworks.
Klaudija‘s feature film credits include hits such as Ridley Scott’s Gladiator, ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’. You can listen to Klaudija’s VFX Podcast here.
Sokratis has worked on projects at studios such as DNEG, Cinesite and Warner Bros. Sokratis has degrees in computer engineering and also in film studies. He is also a graduate of the 12 weeks compositing VFX program of Escape Studios.
Clement Gharini teaches Cinematography and Compositing on our Visual Effects courses, especially our first and also third year undergraduate students.
Lorenzo Mannicia is an experienced 2D VFX artist with skills in compositing and also matte painting. Lorenzo has also worked as a localiser of open source educational software (So.Di.Linux) for students. A number of projects have involved the translation of operative guides specifically arranged for young students.
We have many online resources to support our students’ learning. You can see many tutorials in compositing in Nuke here at the Vimeo Tutorial Channel. To find them, scroll down to the bottom of the page.