Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star have come to a close, with the winners for the 2019 student game dev challenges revealed!
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 […]
After making a big impression in Search For A Star, James Hutchison of UCLan & Witek Gawlowski of Goldsmiths both start jobs at Sheffield’s Sumo Digital
This year was the biggest yet for Search For A Star. Over 800 students applied to take part in the competition, and our art branch grew substantially to accommodate the interest generated from its first year. It’s been little less than a month since the competition has ended and we’re already hearing some great things from […]
From left to right, Kyle Hobdey, Ian Goodall, and Alfred Norton Search For A Star 2017 is now well and truly over for another year! We had a great time meeting all the students and studios involved and we hope to see you again next year. Before our Code winners, Kyle Hobdey from the University of Central […]
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 […]
Yesterday we held our 7th annual Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star Code Final’s Day competition! Ten finalists from all over the UK and Europe travelled to Staffordshire University for a day of interviews, networking and presentations by representatives from leading UK studios including Sumo Digital, Playground Games and Boss Alien. […]
Revisiting our entrants, their companions from SFAS Art, what the competition can achieve, and the final reveal of the winners!
We catch up with Anthea van Leeuwen, now interning at Sumo Digital in Sheffield after winning our Sumo Digital Rising Star competition.
We catch up Boss Alien interns Rachel Cabot and Oli Shannon-Lepper, our Rising Star 2016 programmers on their 3-month placements in Brighton.