“Tech Troubles” Wins “Best Score” (Hon Mention) at Milan Film Fest

Many congratulations to the makers of the VFX short “Tech Troubles“, which has won an Honourable Mention in the category of “Best Score” at the Milan Gold Awards.


Directed by David Akinyose and produced by Louis Gaffney,  Tech Troubles was a collaboration between undergraduate VFX students working alongside animation students, collaborating to create an original story.  The score was composed by Ben Salwey.

Tech Troubles
You can watch Tech Troubles below




Tech Troubles was directed by David Akinyose and produced by Louis Gaffney.  Henry Claud N’Guetta was the editor and also the 2D Lead; James Bennet was the 3D Lead. Art direction was by Eren Arnold.

Studio Project
Studio projects such as this one are part of what we call The Escape Method – bringing together students with multiple talents to work in teams, in this case VFX students (both 2D and 3D) working with animators.
Tech Troubles was animated in Maya, rendered in Arnold and edited in Adobe Premiere Pro.
Tech Troubles Credits

Tech Troubles was overseen by four tutors at Escape Studios, offering expertise in 3D VFX, animation, and 2D Compositing.

Tech Troubles at IMDB
Festival Success
  • Honourable Mention in the category of Best Score at the Milan Gold Awards.
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