We’ve had another fantastic year for Search For A Star, with over 260 games projects created by students from across the UK and Europe. We’re now reaching the final stage of the challenges, and are pleased to reveal our finalists! These students have shown high level skills and created exceptional projects over the course of […]
Due to the continuing situation with COVID-19 & for the safety of our attendees we have made the decision to cancel our upcoming Grads In Games conference, originally scheduled for the 15th April.
Games animation can be a tough career to get started in and unlike film animation, it’s not an area that most universities cover in any detail. Being able to create great animation is a huge mix of technical and creative skills, but developing them for use in games is another skillset on top of that! […]
In yet another record-breaking year, we received 49 project submissions for Character Art across both Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star! The standard of quality also reached a new high, with excellent & inventive characters created across both tiers, including Beccy Collins’ Overwatch-inspired JetPack Cat, Pearse McKenna’s Alien Explorer, Madelaine Kendall-Murray’s sinister […]
Since we first launched the Games VFX challenge in 2017, it’s been a struggle to get a large number of entrants. VFX for games isn’t something that most universities cover and there’s only a few that really go into any detail on games-specific VFX. As a result, it’s also one of the few areas where […]
In just 8 weeks we spoke to 1800 gamedev students at 29 universities, joined by 34 speakers from games studios across the UK!
We’re bringing the award-winning Get In The Game careers talks to universities across the UK!
If you’re on a games-related course & want to know more about how to get into the games industry, sign up now for your nearest event & make sure you don’t miss out!
Registrations are now open for the 10th anniversary edition of the Search For A Star student game development challenges!
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
The Grads In Games Awards returns to celebrate those who have made a real impact in improving the links between the games industry & education.