Six Scottish Finalists in 2021 BAFTA Young Game Designers Competition

BAFTA has announced the finalists, including six from Scotland, for the 2021 BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition.

Autonauts Scoops Scottish BAFTA

Autonauts, the robot-based colonise-em-up developed by Denki & published by Curve, has picked up the 2020 BAFTA Scotland Game Award trophy at last night's virtual ceremony.

BAFTA Scotland – An evening with the nominees

We all love an award ceremony: the glamour, the drama, the bit where someone reads the wrong name - and who doesn’t like winning prizes? Perhaps the real value of award shows however, in the world of games anyway, is the annual chance to take a look backwards in an industry that’s always hurtling ahead. We can celebrate our achievements, sure, but we can also take stock of things and dig into just what goes into making award-worthy projects. This was the sentiment behind BAFTA Scotland’s recent Game Design event, which hosted a candid discussion between some of the personnel from this year’s nominees for the BAFTA Scotland Game Award.

Entries Open For BAFTA Young Game Designers 2021

Entries have now opened for the 11th BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition. Inspiring the UK’s future game makers, and celebrating new gaming talent, the competition, gives young people (from ages 10-18) the chance to design or make their own game.

BAFTA Crew GAMES: Applications Open

Applications for BAFTA Crew Games, the programme to help creators and practitioners in the early stage of their careers, are now open.

2020 BAFTA Games Awards Entries Open (Diversity Standards Now Included)

Entries for the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards are now open. Developers have until November to enter. For the first time, the awards will pilot the BFI Diversity Standards as part of the entry process.

Observation: Directors Play Through – TODAY, 2pm

Join BAFTA Award winning developer NO CODE for a complete walk through of their multi-award winning sci-fi thriller OBSERVATION, today at 2pm. Organised by BAFTA, tickets are free. Sign up now.

NoCode Wins Best British BAFTA

Glasgow games studio NoCode won the Best British Game award for 'Observation' at the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards.

BAFTA Guru Programme – Open For Applications

Applications are now open for the 2017 BAFTA Guru programme. BAFTA Guru puts people with up to a year's experience in the film, TV or games sectors in front of a range of industry professionals, for coaching mentoring and 1-2-1 meetings. For just £40 (and hardship bursaries are available) you get two days of meetings... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland 2016 Games Nominations

The nominees for BAFTA Scotland's 2016 games award have been announced. Ant Workshop's Brain-melting platformer Binaries, Biome Collective's Killbox and Space Budgie's Glitchspace have all been nominated. These three games will compete for the BAFTA Scotland games award which will be handed out at the glittering award ceremony in Glasgow in November. Congratulations to all... Continue Reading →

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