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 […]
Staffordshire University joined our Grads In Games initiative this year as a host for our first ever Search for a Star Art finals & conference day event. Founded in 1914, Staffordshire University are situated at the heart of the UK, with two campuses in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Established as one of the top universities for […]
Playground Games are the talented team behind the award-winning Forza Horizon games series. Their newly released title Forza Horizon 3 has met huge critical acclaim, described to be “a masterclass in open-world racing and bigger and better than its excellent predecessor across the board. It looks fantastic, the car selection and customisation is second […]
Learn more about Autodesk, core partners in our SFAS art competitions with students developing game-ready art assets using Maya & 3ds Max.
After winning the Rising Star competition last year, Yan Knoop has now become the second person ever to win Search for a Star for the second year in a row.
Record number of games published as part of this year’s competition, from 40 students across 25 universities.
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 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 […]
Applications now open for the 2016 Search For A Star competitions, with game development opportunities for both coders and artists.
Congratulations to Sam Parras, winner of Search For A Star 2015, & Yan Knoop, winner of Sumo Digital Rising Star 2015!