For our tenth anniversary we’re taking the final stage of Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star online! We’ll be announcing the winners of SFASX live on Monday 27th April at 6pm (17:00 UTC) in a livestreamed event. As well as the winners, we will highlight this year’s participants, projects and game studio […]
We’re thrilled to have BossAlien back as our Grads in Games partner for the fourth year in a row. BossAlien have always shared our passion to support graduate game developers who are entering the world of work for the first time. Founded back in 2011, by ex-employees of Disney’s Black Rock Studio, BossAlien was acquired […]
Revisiting our entrants, their companions from SFAS Art, what the competition can achieve, and the final reveal of the winners!
In episode 2 we follow three more students as they develop their own game and face a professional interview to discover if they have the skills, passion and ambition to make them stand out as a game dev star. This week we meet Tamara “Tami” Tanasescu of Edinburgh’s Herriot-Watt University, Sam Cipolat from the University of Hull and Robin Van Nunen of NHTV.
Follow the journey of applicants in the coding competitions to discover if they have the skills, passion & ambition that the games industry is looking for.
Boss Alien is an award-winning, global game development studio. Their games have held the number one slot in the free and top-grossing charts all over the world, with over 70 million players worldwide. In July 2012, they were acquired by NaturalMotion Games Ltd, who focus on high-end, free-to-play mobile games. Based in Brighton and founded in 2011, Boss […]
We’d like to thank Boss Alien for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. As part of their involvement with the graduate programming competition, Lead Programmer & Co-Founder Richard Bangs is kindly giving his time to act as judge for the competition and Senior Programmer Ryan Sullivan will be available as a mentor for the finalists. Boss Alien are also generously providing a selection of awesome prizes for all finalists.