Search for a Star 2018 – Finalists Confirmed With Final’s Day a little over 2 weeks away we are proud to announce the full list of this year’s lucky challenge Finalists. With months of hard work behind them, these lucky few will progress to Final’s Day, at Sheffield Hallam University. There they will face an expert […]
For the 2018 challenge, students were asked to create a scene to an industry brief, complete with a set of key assets. Unlike previous years, everyone was given creative control of the theme, style & story of their artwork, allowing more freedom of expression. As a result, we’ve ended up with an amazing range of […]
For the 2018 challenge, students were asked to create a character to an industry brief, presented in a set of emotive poses. Unlike previous years, everyone was given creative control of the concept, theme, style & story of their artwork, allowing more freedom of expression. As a result, we’ve ended up with an amazing range […]
We’re excited to announce that Hannah Smith is the latest Search for a Star contestant to fill a Playground Games Job through Search for a Star!
After months of hard work and fantastic projects 22 art finalists from around the UK and Europe arrived at the University of Hertfordshire for the 7th annual Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star Art Finals Day! Finalists underwent an industry-styled interview in front of a panel of experienced specialist judges […]
. 2017 has been the biggest year yet for Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star. The second year running our art competition has seen 219 talented artists submitting work for our first round of the competition! . Our amazing round two industry judges have donated their valuable time and marked all our […]
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 […]
The deadline for students to get their work submitted for Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star is fast approaching! Students have until tomorrow, (Thursday, 2.3.17) before our industry judges begin marking work. Following the marking process, students who are selected to move onto the third stage of Search For A Star & Rising […]
We’re now officially midway through Search For A Star and the 250 students who made it through to round 2 are hard at work coding their games and creating works of art. While our students are at work, now is a good time to take a peek at what tasks they’ll be working on until […]
After winning the 2016 Search For A Star Art award, we catch up with Sam Bang to find out more about his experiences with the competition.