It’s been a record matching year for sign-ups with 1000 game dev students joining SFASX! If you’ve signed up to either Search for a Star or Sumo Digital Rising Star, you’ve already taken an important first step to get you and your work seen by industry professionals. First of all, a very well done to […]
James sat down with previous Rising Star winner Anthea Van Leeuwen (Playtonic Games) and Search for a Star finalist Stefan Oprisan (Frontier Developments) to talk about the benefits of the game-dev challenges. Listen below to excerpts from the conversation as they both remember back to their favourite parts and how they found their respective years. […]
Can you believe it’s that time again? Our Search for a Star and Rising Star challenges are upon us and we’re really impressed with the applications we’ve had so far! Registrations for 2020 close soon, so make sure you apply before then! We’re busy arranging the applications for over 330 students from 55+ universities across […]
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
Founded in 2011 in Cheshire, d3t is a work-for-hire studio that has contributed to some brilliant projects for the games industry and beyond. As a result, they have partnered on projects with the likes of Boss Key, the BBC, Sony, and SEGA. They will now be offering up their years of experience and industry insight […]
A massive thank you to all of our assessors and contributors to Search For A Star this year; your help & support means everything to us and the students!
“Search for A Star was an opportunity for me to focus solely on one piece of work and get it to the highest standard I could.”
We speak with Cloud Imperium’s Jacob Beckley, the 2018 winner for Search For A Star VFX, about why students should take part in the challenges
There’s just two weeks left to register for Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star 2019! We’re on the search for talented games students wanting to show off their gamedev skills & get jobs with top games studios across the UK!
So, you’re at University studying 3D Character or Environment Art, VFX, Animation, Programming, Comp Sci or Game Design, right? You might not be thinking about it just yet, especially not in your first or second year, but you’re going to be hoping to get your first role in the games industry pretty soon aren’t you? You’ll […]