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 […]
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 […]
It’s been six months now since our Search for a Star VFX winner, Niels Dewitte, and Environment Art winner, Jake Missing began working at VR-master-studio and Grads in Games partner nDreams. We caught up with the two 2017 title holders to find out how they’re finding life in the industry, how their art has changed, […]
With the second challenge of Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star now open, and the first challenge still well underway, we’re excited to announce the industry professionals who are providing individually tailored feedback on our art students’ first challenge portfolio submissions. We’ve been blown away by just how many industry professionals have […]
Aardvark Swift are calling for guest speakers to inspire the next generation of developers on this year’s Get in the Game tour.
It’s that time of the year once again – Sumo Digital Rising Star and Search for a Star 2018 is open for registration! We’re on the search for talented student programmers, animators and character, environment and VFX artists who are looking to show off their skills. Top UK studios including Sumo Digital, Playground Games, nDreams […]
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 […]
The Brits wasn’t the only event taking place at London’s O2 Arena this week. Instead we found ourselves wandering down the red carpet to the 2016 VFX Festival! Developed in 2013 by Escape Studios and Pearson College London, The VFX Festival brings together students and industry experts who all share a love of VFX, Games […]