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 […]
With so many submissions for round two of Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star now in, it’s time to take a look at our illustrious panel of round two judges. These guys and girls know the industry like the back of their hand and know from first hand experience how to break […]
It’s been the biggest year yet for Search For A Star and Rising Star. The student games programming competition has continued to see strong numbers of students undertaking our C++ HackerRank test, while in our second year hosting the student games art competition has seen submissions almost double. A total of 624 students have submitted […]
Round 1 for the Search For A Star completions is now open, and information on the first stage is on its way out to all those who have pre-registered!
Revisiting our entrants, their companions from SFAS Art, what the competition can achieve, and the final reveal of the winners!
In episode 2 we follow three more students as they develop their own game and face a professional interview to discover if they have the skills, passion and ambition to make them stand out as a game dev star. This week we meet Tamara “Tami” Tanasescu of Edinburgh’s Herriot-Watt University, Sam Cipolat from the University of Hull and Robin Van Nunen of NHTV.
Follow the journey of applicants in the coding competitions to discover if they have the skills, passion & ambition that the games industry is looking for.
Join us as we follow the stories of those taking part in Search For A Star, one of the toughest student games dev competitions around, and get a glimpse behind the scenes at what it takes to work in the games industry.
Apply now to take part in challenges modelled on real industry processes, develop a portfolio piece to a professional brief, and gain invaluable direct insights from games professionals.
Furious Bee are passionate about making games, and helping others make them too. Although the team is made up of just two people, Technical Director Lizi Attwood and Creative Director Ross Mansfield have over 30 years’ industry experience between them, and have worked on top games titles like Call of Duty: Strike Team and CSR […]