Last night Tate Modern played host to the Escape Awards, the annual ceremony held by the London-based computer graphics and VFX school, Escape Studios, to honour the work of the UK’s best CG talent. Nominees included Framestore CFC, The Mill, MPC and Glassworks with a wide range of work up for each of the eight awards, ranging from student shorts to CG for Doctor Who, Harry Potter and Guinness. Well done to Framestore, who took three of the big trophies – click through for the full results…
CG in commercials winner: Glassworks for Flexifuel, Ford
CG in Film winner: Framestore CFC for The Golden Compass
CG in Music winner: Framestore CFC for The Salmon Dance by the Chemical Brothers
CG in Games winner: Ninja Theory for Heavenly Sword on PS3
Design Visualisation Moving Image winner: Uniform for The Crystal
In the Design Visualisation Still Image category, the winners were Burrows Nvisage for their shot of the Land Rover LRX in Piccadilly Circus. The prize in the student CG category went to Cumbria Institute of the Arts graduates Ian Wharton and Edward Shires for their Roald Dahl-inspired short film, Solar.