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
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 […]
A massive thank you to all of our assessors and contributors to Search For A Star this year; your help & support means everything to us and the students!
“Search for A Star was an opportunity for me to focus solely on one piece of work and get it to the highest standard I could.”
We speak with Cloud Imperium’s Jacob Beckley, the 2018 winner for Search For A Star VFX, about why students should take part in the challenges
There’s just two weeks left to register for Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star 2019! We’re on the search for talented games students wanting to show off their gamedev skills & get jobs with top games studios across the UK!
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 […]
A hugely appreciated prize sponsor for 2018 is Wacom, who have generously provided several exceptional prizes for the winners of the art challenges. Want to know what our 2018 art winners think of their Wacom prizes? Let’s take a look at what they’ve received… Wacom Intuos Pro Our Search for a Star Character Art & Environment […]
The Search for a Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star 2018 challenges have come to a close. 2018 has been one of the best so far, with such a high calibre of students that even getting to the finals was a close challenge, let alone our judges having to make a final decision on the […]
Search for a Star 2018 Meet the Finalists – Character Art You have already been able to read about some of the amazing video games veterans who have helped assess this year’s submissions. Today, we will introduce our Character Art Finalists. Where environment art defines levels and set scenes, it’s the characters that bring life to […]
You have already been able to read about some of the amazing video games veterans who have helped assess this year’s submissions. Today, we will introduce our coding finalists. This is the nitty-gritty of games development, turning matrix style lines of alpha-numeric encryption into games you can play. These finalists have been assessed, not only on […]