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 […]
Want to beef up that CV? Looking to get your hands on some industry swag? Maybe meet and network with top UK studios at our legendary Search for a Star Showcase day? Well, we’re looking for students like you to join our award-winning Grads in Games team as Ambassadors! What is Get in the Game? […]
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 […]
Get In The Game is over for another year, and what a tour it’s been! This year’s been our biggest and longest tour yet, visiting a total of 64 universities across 8 weeks. In total, 2000 students and 70 academics and lecturers came along to our talks, and it’s been great to see so […]
Revisiting our entrants, their companions from SFAS Art, what the competition can achieve, and the final reveal of the winners!
And that’s week six of Get In The Game done! This week we headed back up to the North with Red Kite Games & AMD https://twitter.com/ASwift_James/status/800664729710641152 Dave Robertsand Simon Iwaniszak from Red Kite Games joined us for the first half of the week, where we visited Huddersfield, Manchester, Salford and Manchester Metropolitan before we headed […]
We’ve just finished our final talk of the week at Staffordshire University, where we’ve had one of our best student turn-outs yet. It’s been another great week for Get In The Game with a fantastic line-up of speakers, from AMD, Dovetail Games, Playground Games, Rebellion, Autodesk, Framestore, Red Kite Games and Inertia Games. https://twitter.com/ASwift_James/status/798190585257533440 Students […]
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.