Light Bytes – Coming Soon – To Edinburgh, Dundee & Glasgow

Illustration for LIGHT BYTES an event for Creative Edinburgh and Creative Scotland by Want Some StudioCreative Edinburgh, Creative Dundee and We Throw Switches are joining forces to run three informal mixer events called Light Bytes. These will include networking, micro talks, panel discussion and the opportunity to play with technology. The project was initiated by... 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 →

Creative Scotland Researching Scotland’s Games Sector

Creative Scotland, the national agency for the arts, screen and creative industries north of the border is launching a campaign to research and understand the country's video games and interactive sectors more fully. In previous years, the organisation has carried out full sector reviews for film, literature, music, dance, theatre and visual arts. These reviews... Continue Reading →

Glasgow Film Festival – Games & Comics Merge – Meet Nerdvana

The Glasgow Film Festival has a long history of incorporating and giving space to videogames over the last few years. From panels exploring the influence of comics, to an afternoon of choose-your-own-documentary goodness, the festival has extended open arms to gamers. 2015 is no exception and indeed the festival has doubled down on the geeky... Continue Reading →

Digital Innovation Award For Quartic Llama And NTS

http://vimeo.com/110153394 The 2014 Arts & Business Scotland awards took place on Friday 24th of October at a glittering ceremony at Glasgow's Theatre Royal. The awards celebrate the best partnerships between the business and cultural sectors in Scotland. Game development studio Quartic Llama and the National Theatre of Scotland picked up the award for Digital Innovation, for... Continue Reading →

Games Meets Textiles – OUT NOW – Strawberry Thief

Sophia George, the V&A museum’s first ever Game Designer in Residence, has launched her first game, inspired by her work with the V&A - a brand new iPad game inspired by the work of textile designer William Morris. Strawberry Thief takes its title from from a famous William Morris furnishing fabric, which is on display in... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Incandescence

Tippety tappety went the programmer, staring at the screen. The tealy-orangey wash of the monitor lit his face, like a well-considered light source in front of his serious face. If this was a cool Hollywood movie, the code on the screen would have been somehow projected onto his serious face. But it wasn't. It was reality.... Continue Reading →

PLAYER!

Player is a brand new radio comedy set in Dundee in the 1980s, following the life of, Casey, an aspiring game developer. It's been produced by TVandNotTV and was written by retro gaming fan, Raymond Friel. Player hits the airwaves on BBC Radio Scotland this coming Monday (22nd September) at 13:30 If you're not near a radio, outside the... Continue Reading →

Fly Through Dundee’s New V&A Museum

http://vimeo.com/46872244 Dundee's Live Visualisations is the creator of a new, interactive representation of the city's forthcoming V&A museum. The fly through of Kengo Kuma's distinctive and ground breaking design shows the museum's galleries and spaces. Live Visualisations uses games technology to create photo-realistic and accurate representations of physical spaces. These can be used by companies... Continue Reading →

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