Creative Dundee has launched a new series of funding calls to encourage greater collaboration between Dundee's videogames cluster and the city's wider creative industries, focused on positive social outcome.
The full programme for the XPO North 2020 creative industries festival has been announced. Tickets are free and available now.
The Captured Actor is a 2019 documentary, created by writer Iain Lowson, for the Royal Conservatoire in Glasgow. The film is an exploration of the opportunities being created for performing arts and drama students within the rapidly evolving videogames industry.
Scotland's space technology sector is one of the country's most exciting and innovative new industries. From microsat manufacturing and software to a growing number of space data companies and even rocket engine manufacturers, Scotland is developing a global reputation as a pioneer in the new era of commercial space exploration. Now the industry is looking... Continue Reading →
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 →
The Scottish parliament needs YOU. The Scottish Parliament's Economy, Energy and Tourism committee has announced that it has launched an investigation into the economic impact of the creative industries in Scotland - using the country's games and film/television industries as key sectors. The committee will explore: The role of public sector agencies and the effectiveness... Continue Reading →
One of the most exciting things about the games industry is the fact that it's being used for more than princess rescue, coin collection and blowing things up in ever more photo realistic detail. More and more often companies from outwith the games sector are realising that games, game mechanics and gaming experiences can be extended beyond... Continue Reading →
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 →
Size DOES Matter, a frantic music-fuelled arcade game and winner of the last BAFTA Ones to Watch Award, is OUT NOW, published by Channel 4. The game was one of the three main winners at Abertay University’s Dare to be Digital contest in 2013, securing one of the ultra-exclusive nominations for the BAFTA Ones to Watch... Continue Reading →
Games Lounge is a brand new live-streamed show about video games, being created and produced here in Scotland. The idea for the show and the driving force behind the project, Shaun Paul Johnson is now using Kickstarter to help finds funds to make the show a reality. Shaun explained his reasoning for starting the project... Back in... Continue Reading →