VFX Festival – Last Day Today

Today is the final day of the VFX Festival at Escape Studios. Today’s presentations, classes and panel talks focus on how emerging talent can break into the VFX, animation and games industries.

Today’s industry guests include ILM, Union FX, Creative Assembly, The Mill, Untold, Time Based Arts, Electric Theatre Collective, Epic Games, Blue Zoo, The Third Floor and DNEG.  

The VFX Festival 2023 showcases animation, games, motion graphics and visual effects, with speakers from our industry partners such as DNEG, Industrial Light & Magic, IMG VFX, Rare and Blue Zoo.  

Engagement with industry is at the heart of everything we do at Escape Studios.  Like last year, the 2023 VFX Festival is a hybrid event, both online and also in person.  
Introduction by Ian Palmer
Today’s event was introduced by the Principal of Escape Studios: Ian Palmer.
VFX Festival – Emerging Talent

Today the VFX Festival focuses on “Emerging Talent” – aimed at students currently studying within Higher or Further Education.  What careers are open to school leavers and graduates? 

Today’s Events
“Join The Zoo” at 3.30pm

Today’s lineup includes our friends from Blue Zoo, one of London’s leading animation companies. Blue Zoo recruiters Katie Slack and Lauren Deakin will be talking to animators on what Blue Zoo is looking for in an animation demo reel, and how animation graduates can break into the industry.

Speaker Lineup Thursday 23rd February 2023
Afternoon Schedule:

2022 VFX Festival Trailer


Free Tickets for Escape Studios’ Students

For currently enrolled Escape Studios students we are able to offer a number of free tickets to the online festival and discounted tickets to face-to-face events, with a discount code (email us for details).

Tickets for VFX Festival 2023
Tickets are available on the festival website: thevfxfestival.com
The Escape Studios VFX Blog offers a personal view on the art of visual effects. 


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