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Want to learn Film Visual Effects for free?
admin, updated 2009-08-31 17:42:21 UTC 33,249 views  Rating:
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Escape Studios are pleased to announce that the Skillset Film Skills fund have awarded us a new grant as part of their Structured New Entrants Training initiative. As a result we will be offering the opportunity of a 100% funded course to 12 successful candidates committed to developing a career in film visual effects. Applicants must be EU passport holders and UK based.

Being held at Escape Studios in London, the course will commence on August 11th 2008 and run for 18 weeks, concluding with a 4 week industry placement at a major UK film facility. In addition to having their fees met, participants on the course will be paid the minimum wage throughout the duration.

The 18 week tuition section of the course will teach you everything you need to know in order to combine CG elements with live-action and create professional visual effects shots. Participants on the course will receive thorough training in the use of Maya, camera-tracking, lighting, texturing and 2D compositing techniques used professionally in the visual effects industry. Students will then spend 4 weeks putting their skills to use during a work placement with a film visual effects department.

Applications close on July 11th 2008.

For more information click here.

Comments

  • jtk77

    jtk77 said over 8 years ago:

    hooray for socialism..kidding I\'m just jealous. Good luck to those who apply.
  • ortiebabs

    ortiebabs said over 8 years ago:

    I am gutted, just missed the deadline this would have been a dream come true for me. Any idea whether this would be a regular funded course?
  • jamesgilmour

    jamesgilmour said over 8 years ago:

    Hi ortiebabs, Escape do the funding about once a year, so keep checking on their site, but they suggest to get in touch with them before the funding becomes available as they will be able to keep you in mind for the next time they do get the skillset funding. Hope that helps
  • ortiebabs

    ortiebabs said over 8 years ago:

    Hi James, That is great news, thank you very much for the reply.
  • shoshi900

    shoshi900 said over 8 years ago:

    It would be nice for some other studios to implement the same idea... Possibly here in the U.S maybe :)
  • zho818

    zho818 said about 8 years ago:

    thank you
  • bjohnston

    bjohnston said about 8 years ago:

    Socialism (or some would say Marxism)is coming to America...Hail the worker...Go Obama!!??

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