Search for a Star 2018 Meet the Finalists – Animation It has been almost 6 months since this year’s Search for a Star started accepting its 1st Round of submissions back in September last year. Now, with Final’s Day almost upon us, we have whittled things down to a handful of amazing finalists. You have […]
Search for a Star 2018 – Finalists Confirmed With Final’s Day a little over 2 weeks away we are proud to announce the full list of this year’s lucky challenge Finalists. With months of hard work behind them, these lucky few will progress to Final’s Day, at Sheffield Hallam University. There they will face an expert […]
Thank you to all the lecturers, tutors and universities for their support and encouraging students to get involved. It is no coincidence that almost all of the top 10 universities below can boast multiple Search for a Star winners, finalists and high achievers!
With two weeks still to register, over 500 students from 83 universities across the UK and Europe have already signed up for the Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star challenges. This year has seen a surge in entries from key games universities, with Sheffield Hallam University way out in front.
Our Get In The Game tour is live, and what a week it’s been! We began this week in Scotland’s wonderful capital, visiting The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University and Heriot-Watt University. We had a great turn-out at all three universities, making Edinburgh a fantastic start to the 53 day tour. It was then on to […]
Record number of games published as part of this year’s competition, from 40 students across 25 universities.
Check out our gallery of student art projects, creating assets for Unreal Tournament for the 2016 Search For A Star & Rising Star competitions.
This year has been our most exciting year yet, also being the first year that we’ve hosted competitions for both games code and art.
The finalists for 2016 are….
The results are in for Round 1 of the graduate games code & art competitions, with our team of judges whittling down 600 entrants to just 160 qualifiers.
The first round of Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star is now over for both coders and artists taking part in the 2016 competition. We’ve had record numbers of applications this year for both code and art, and we’re excited to see what talent this year’s competition will reveal. Last year we […]