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Scotland has an astonishing new videogames taking place in February 2021. The Play Away Festival 2021 is a fortnight's festival of gaming from our friends at the Tinderbox Collective. Play Away is taking a different approach to gaming. Videogames have an incredible amount to offer the world beyond their huge commercial success. Gaming is now... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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, 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 →