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 […]
Search for a Star 2018 Meet the Finalists – Environment Art 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 […]
For the 2018 challenge, students were asked to create a scene to an industry brief, complete with a set of key assets. Unlike previous years, everyone was given creative control of the theme, style & story of their artwork, allowing more freedom of expression. As a result, we’ve ended up with an amazing range of […]
It’s been six months now since our Search for a Star VFX winner, Niels Dewitte, and Environment Art winner, Jake Missing began working at VR-master-studio and Grads in Games partner nDreams. We caught up with the two 2017 title holders to find out how they’re finding life in the industry, how their art has changed, […]
With the second challenge of Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star now open, and the first challenge still well underway, we’re excited to announce the industry professionals who are providing individually tailored feedback on our art students’ first challenge portfolio submissions. We’ve been blown away by just how many industry professionals have […]
It’s that time of the year once again – Sumo Digital Rising Star and Search for a Star 2018 is open for registration! We’re on the search for talented student programmers, animators and character, environment and VFX artists who are looking to show off their skills. Top UK studios including Sumo Digital, Playground Games, nDreams […]
We’re excited to announce that Hannah Smith is the latest Search for a Star contestant to fill a Playground Games Job through Search for a Star!