Rounding up our 2019 academic year with the ninth annual Search For A Star finals, conference day & the return of the Grads In Games Awards
The Grads In Games Awards returns to celebrate those who have made a real impact in improving the links between the games industry & education.
Founded in 2011 in Cheshire, d3t is a work-for-hire studio that has contributed to some brilliant projects for the games industry and beyond. As a result, they have partnered on projects with the likes of Boss Key, the BBC, Sony, and SEGA. They will now be offering up their years of experience and industry insight […]
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!
So, you’re at University studying 3D Character or Environment Art, VFX, Animation, Programming, Comp Sci or Game Design, right? You might not be thinking about it just yet, especially not in your first or second year, but you’re going to be hoping to get your first role in the games industry pretty soon aren’t you? You’ll […]
One of the most important features of Search for a Star is the support of games professionals. Their expert knowledge informs the challenges; their feedback on the submissions makes a real difference to entrants, and their years of industry experience make them the perfect judges to conduct the interviews at Finals Day. You have already […]
Finals day is fast approaching, and as much as the entrants to Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star are important, so are the industry professionals who volunteer their time. These games industry professionals are providing individual feedback on everything from code and animation to art and gameplay. Their feedback in earlier stages […]
This year our Search For A Star judges overwhelmingly agreed that 2017’s finalists were the strongest we’ve met. These are talented, dedicated students, and we’re ecstatic to continue our previous announcements of successful placements of our Search For A Star finalists! After scoring strongly in a C++ HackerRank test and impressing round two judges with his game, Cube Invasion (which can be played […]