Our 2019 Grads in Games awards shortlist is here! We’ve had a truly fantastic response to the awards this year, it’s been a record year for nominations, increasing by 24% from 2018. You really have helped us to highlight and celebrate all the super studios, amazing academics, star students and upstanding universities with your nominations. […]
We’re thrilled to welcome back Red Kite Games as a studio partner this year. Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Red Kite is made up of a highly experienced group of developers from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. Formed in 2012, and founded by former Rockstar developer Simon Iwaniszak who brought his 12 years […]
We’re thrilled to have BossAlien back as our Grads in Games partner for the fourth year in a row. BossAlien have always shared our passion to support graduate game developers who are entering the world of work for the first time. Founded back in 2011, by ex-employees of Disney’s Black Rock Studio, BossAlien was acquired […]
The Search for a Star, Sumo Digital Rising Star and Grads in Games awards are just around the corner! On the 17th of April at the National Videogame Museum the winners of the awards will be announced. However, before the excitement of the Search for a Star and Grads in Games awards there is also the […]
A massive thank you to all of our assessors and contributors to Search For A Star this year; your help & support means everything to us and the students!
The 2019 Finalists revealed! These are some of the most talented students across games programming, character art, environment art, animation and games VFX, from universities across the UK and Europe.
The Grads In Games Awards are back for 2019, recognising achievement in games employability by academics, universities, students and studios! Nominations are open right now!
The 15th-16th April sees the BGI host the inaugural Games Education Summit, titled GamesEd19 at the National Videogame Museum in Sheffield. Set over one and a half days the summit will seek to address some of the key challenges faced by both games education and the games industry such as skills shortages, employability, industry diversity, […]
We’re a big chunk of the way into Search For A Star 2019, so here’s a wrap up of the entry stats & leading games universities for this years challenges!
“Search for A Star was an opportunity for me to focus solely on one piece of work and get it to the highest standard I could.”
We speak with Cloud Imperium’s Jacob Beckley, the 2018 winner for Search For A Star VFX, about why students should take part in the challenges