Join us as we follow the stories of those taking part in Search For A Star, one of the toughest student games dev competitions around, and get a glimpse behind the scenes at what it takes to work in the games industry.
We catch up with Anthea van Leeuwen, now interning at Sumo Digital in Sheffield after winning our Sumo Digital Rising Star competition.
Apply now to take part in challenges modelled on real industry processes, develop a portfolio piece to a professional brief, and gain invaluable direct insights from games professionals.
We catch up Boss Alien interns Rachel Cabot and Oli Shannon-Lepper, our Rising Star 2016 programmers on their 3-month placements in Brighton.
Furious Bee are passionate about making games, and helping others make them too. Although the team is made up of just two people, Technical Director Lizi Attwood and Creative Director Ross Mansfield have over 30 years’ industry experience between them, and have worked on top games titles like Call of Duty: Strike Team and CSR […]
Staffordshire University joined our Grads In Games initiative this year as a host for our first ever Search for a Star Art finals & conference day event. Founded in 1914, Staffordshire University are situated at the heart of the UK, with two campuses in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Established as one of the top universities for […]
Playground Games are the talented team behind the award-winning Forza Horizon games series. Their newly released title Forza Horizon 3 has met huge critical acclaim, described to be “a masterclass in open-world racing and bigger and better than its excellent predecessor across the board. It looks fantastic, the car selection and customisation is second […]
Learn more about Autodesk, core partners in our SFAS art competitions with students developing game-ready art assets using Maya & 3ds Max.
After winning the Rising Star competition last year, Yan Knoop has now become the second person ever to win Search for a Star for the second year in a row.
Record number of games published as part of this year’s competition, from 40 students across 25 universities.