Character and Creature Creation Tutor

Aidan Lonergan

Aidan joined Escape Studios in 2023 and is the course leader for the MA Character and Creature Creation degree.  Aidan has previously worked at Rise visual effects and MPC, one of the UK's longest-established VFX and animation houses, where he worked as a Rigging Artist. He also worked at Factory 42, an immersive and television content production studio, when he graduated from Escape Studios.  

While at Escape Studios, Aidan worked on many award-winning films. He produced "Joe", which won Best Genre Film at the Heroes Film Fest, as well as the "Director's Choice" award at the Sci-On film festival and a "Four Stars Award" at the British International Amateur Film Festival.   

Having worked with our industry partners and studied at Escape Studios, Aidan knows exactly what it takes to break into industry and can support students studying on our Character and Creature Creation programmes. Helping them to hone their design, modeling, and rigging skills to bring their original characters to life.