Fortunately, London VFX training facility Escape Studios is running a free 3 day Animation Summer School from 8-10 August to help get youngsters hands-on experience of 3D animation.
Animation Summer School
Escape Studios, based at 190 High Holborn in Central London, is partnering with Access VFX, London SIGGRAPH, 3Dami, and and We Are Stripes to host a free Animation Summer School, aimed at 11-16-year olds interested in a career in the animation industry.
Escape Studios will host a range of free workshops across 3 days on Thursday 8th August, Friday 9th August and Saturday 10th August.
To find out more, you can see their YouTube Channel here. You can find 3Dami at Facebook here. And you can find them at Twitter here. And, of course, visit them at their official site.
Who is this for?
If you are the parent, teacher or carer of a keen animator and want to find out more about how they can channel their love for animation into a career in the visual effects (VFX), animation and games industries, then this event could be for you. According to a recent Screen Business report released last October, the UK’s visual effects and animation industry generates more than £1 billion for the UK economy. Careers in animation and VFX offer excellent opportunities in a digital world.
How to sign up
To sign up for this free event, follow this link.
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