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 →

Game Creators Hit The List’s Hot 100

Every year, The List magazine produces it's Hot 100 list of the people who have contributed significantly to Scotland's cultural and creative year. In the 2013 list, the number 1 slot was awarded, collectively to Rockstar North, recognising the company's work on Grand Theft Auto. Simon Meek, the driving force behind Story Mechanics hit number 33,... Continue Reading →

GTA V Scoops BAFTA Best Game Award

The Scottish BAFTA Awards ceremony took place in Glasgow last night. A star-studded crowd on hand to watch the winners accept the famous BAFTA trophies. James McAvoy (Filth) and Sophie Kennedy Clark (Philomena) won the best actor categories for film, while David Tennant (The Escape Artist) and Shirley Henderson (Southcliffe) picked up the best actor... 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 →

BAFTA Scotland Award Nominations Announced

The list of nominees for the 2014 BAFTA Scotland awards has been released. Covering film, television, animation, games, documentaries and current affairs, the awards recognise the best in Scottish screen talent. Each category has three nominations, from which the winner is chosen. This year, the games category received nearly 30 entries, making it one of the... Continue Reading →

Unlimited Shelf Space – Digital Distribution In Games And Music

The Cultural Enterprise Office in Scotland has organised an event to explore the ongoing evolution of digital distribution, with a focus on the games and music industries. Unlimited Shelf Space offers a real mix of speakers and experts from both sectors - and the wider creative industries and should be incredibly valuable for game developers (both... Continue Reading →

Video Games Live – Coming To Scotland

Video Games Live, the amazing orchestral performance which marries music from games with a live concert performance from a full orchestra and choir is coming back to Scotland, for the first time in over five years. If you've not seen Video Games Live before, this could be your chance. Created by Tommy Talarico and Jack Wall, the concert... Continue Reading →

Ex Rockstar Audio Staff Form Solid Audioworks

Two audio experts from Rockstar North have left the company to form a new company Solid Audioworks based in Edinburgh. Solid offers all aspects of audio production and creation to companies working in the creative sector, specialising in games and film. The company has been created by Craig Connor, Rockstar North's former Music Director and Will Morton former Dialogue Supervisor and... Continue Reading →

Lindsay Lohan Suing Rockstar

Hollywood starlet Lindsay Lohan is suing Take 2, the company behind the Grand Theft Auto series for, allegedly making a character in GTA V an unequivocal representation of her. Former child star Lohan contends that her voice and image are reproduced in the game, as well as styles taken from her clothing line. In GTA V, the character,... Continue Reading →

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