The VFX Festival Emerging Talent

Emerging Talent is for students currently studying within Higher or Further Education and for young professionals who are looking to kick start their career. The festival will be filled with inspiring talks, panel discussions, bite-size presentations, careers, and recruitment opportunities. 

The 2022 event schedule is packed with exciting sessions featuring our expert tutors who will be joined by experienced guest speakers from industry. This really is the best place to discover the Creative Industries!

Wednesday 9th March, 10am - 7pm.

Escape Studios VFX Student work - Ardi

What to expect 

  • Inspiring sessions 
  • Learn from industry professionals 
  • Get the latest industry news through a variety of presentations  
  • Hear careers tips and advice from artists, recruiters and talent managers 
  • Hear from visual effects supervisors behind five of this year’s Oscar contenders for best visual effects
  • Are you joining us at the face-to-face event at Escape Studios? You will have an opportunity to meet and network with speakers, artists, recruiters, talent managers and other attendees!



Face-to-face ticket holders joining us at Escape Studios will have an opportunity to meet artists, recruiters and talent managers at our dedicated recruitment zone.

Confirmed studios participating in the Marketplace include: Milk VFX, Technicolor, Rise FX, Passion Pictures, Outpost, Blue Bolt and Untold Studios .   

*NOTE: Programme is subject to change 


Covid-secured facilities 

All face-to-face (physical) events will take place in accordance with the government Covid-19 guidelines. We are all responsible for ensuring our own safety and safety of others while visiting the venue and attending face-to-face events. To ensure the safety of all visitors we ask everyone to please carefully read through the Health & Safety information before booking and attending the festival. For more information about Health & Safety please go to


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Find out more about the studios you'll be hearing from...

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The Third Floor

As one of the world leading visualisation studios, The Third Floor work on a huge array of stories across film, television, games, VR and themed attractions. Some of their recent work includes Dune, The King's Man, Venom: Let There Be Carnage and The Mandalorian

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Blue zoo

Bluezoo is one of the UK's leading animation studios. They produce compelling stories packed with colour and character. Their recent work includes The Adventures of Paddington, Supertato, Lynx & Birds and the Back To The Future Trilogy.

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Technicolour are a group formed of MPC film, MPC Advertising and The Mill. They have recently worked on adverts for Burberry, Lego and Samsung. Some of their recent film work includes The House of Gucci, Transformers Rise of The Beasts and West Side Story.

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BlueBolt is an award winning VFX studio based in London, specialising in compositing, computer graphics and digital matte painting for film and television productions. Their recent work includes The Irregulars, Catherine the Great, Cobra and Jonny English Strikes Again.

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Jellyfish Pictures

Jellyfish Pictures are one of the worlds largest, multi-award winning VFX and Animation studios. Some of their recent VFX work includes The book of Boba Fett and Sex Education. Some of their recent Animation work includes How To Train Your Dragon: Homecoming and Spirit Untamed.

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Rebellion Studios

Rebellion Film Studios is redefining the industry – bringing together cutting-edge film and TV production and stages, 30 years of games production and two decades at the forefront in Performance Capture technology. Rebellion Film Studios is forging new ways to tell new stories. 

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Framestore is a Bafta and Oscar-awarding winning creative studio that offers a range of visual effects, production, direction and post production services. Some of their recent work includes No Time To Die, Moonking and Fantastic Beasts: The secrets of Dumbledore.

About the organiser: Escape Studios

From VFX to Game Art, Animation to Motion Graphics, Escape Studios is recognised for supplying the industry with fresh studio-ready talent through a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses developed by industry experts.

Now approved and endorsed internationally as an Unreal Engine Authorized Training Center, as well as both Rookies and Houdini certified schools, we take students with raw talent and shape them into the creative professionals demanded by today’s employers.