BAFTA Scotland Presents: A Keynote With Brenda Romero

In partnership with Robert Gordon University and Oracle Academy, BAFTA Scotland presents a keynote with Brenda Romero, award-winning game designer, Fulbright scholar, entrepreneur, artist, writer, and creative director who has worked in gaming since 1981. As a designer, she has worked on 47 games and contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series,... Continue Reading →

Girl Geek Scotland Launches Mentoring Project To Encourage More Young Women Into Technology

Girl Geek Scotland needs your help... Diversity is an ongoing issue in the technology sector. According to recent research, women make up only 18% of the digital technology workforce. That's terrible. One of the mains reasons for this is female uptake in computing science subjects and interest in technology careers is low - even at high school.... Continue Reading →

MOVE Animation Summit – Edinburgh, February 23rd

There's a brand new event, focusing on animation, taking place in Edinburgh later this month. The Move Animation Summit is working with the majority of Scotland's animation studios to create an event which celebrates the success of the country's animation sector, as well as supporting new and emerging talent. Move takes place on Thursday February 23rd,... Continue Reading →

Abertay University Team Win Award For Game About Sexual Consent

A team of students from Abertay University has received an award for a video game focusing on the issue of consent in sexual relationships. Sonder Games won the People’s Choice Award for their game After Party, at this year’s Games4Health competition at the University of Utah. Sonder Games was one of nine award winners out of 121 teams in the competition.  Alongside... Continue Reading →

Glasgow School of Art – Open Evening

Glasgow School of Arts Digital Design Studio is holding an open evening on Wednesday 17th of February. The event is an opportunity to visit the GSA's Digital Design Studio, tour facilities and meet academic staff involved with the following Masters programmes: MSc International Heritage Visualisation MSc Medical Visualisation and Human Anatomy MSc Serious Games Development... Continue Reading →

BAFTA New Talent Awards Needs YOU

Students, Dare teams, game jammers, new developers - this is your chance to win a BAFTA. The BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards is open to people releasing their first game. It can be on any platform and come from almost any source, be it a game jam, a university project, or a new developer's first... Continue Reading →

Developers Wanted: Drop In And Play, Dundee (8/11/15)

Game developers - the DCA (in partnership with Abertay) needs you. And your games. The latest of the popular Drop In And Play events takes place in Dundee on Sunday November 8th, coinciding with the closing celebrations for the Discovery Film Festival. The closing film will be Labyrinthus, a Europena film, which tells the story... Continue Reading →

Moray Game Jam 2015 – We’re Off…

Friday marked the launch of the 2015 Moray Game Jam, which is taking place at Moray College in Elgin. Not only does this make the jam the most northerly in the whole United Kingdom, it marks the return of one of the friendliest, most collaborative events in the gaming calendar. This year's competition has pulled... Continue Reading →

Please Help – Next Generation Skills Academy Needs You

Please take two minutes to read this article - then share it with your friends and colleagues in the games industry... The Next Generation Skills Academy is carrying out a survey looking at diversity and equality within the games industry. They're looking for women working in the games sector to help by filling in a survey... Continue Reading →

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