Tranzfuser Documentary: DCA Dundee, 24 November

The UK Games Fund is inviting Scottish Games Network members (i.e. you lot) to join them - and a plethora of games development sector experts - at the exclusive Scottish premiere of the Tranzfuser documentary. The event takes place at the Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre on Friday 24th November, from 10:30am-12:00. It's free to attend, but space... Continue Reading →

New Accelerator Program To Help Scottish Games Companies Achieve Global Success

There's a brand new programme for games companies in Scotland to help them achieve greater success globally. Scottish Enterprise has partnered with Elevator, to launch an accelerator programme designed to help games companies grow internationally. The programme promises a variety of topics, events and help, including: Keynote sessions from international experts Workshops Monthly meet-ups (Glasgow,... Continue Reading →

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 →

Last Call – BAFTA CREW

The closing date for applications for the first ever BAFTA CREW Games programme closes on Monday 17th of November. You should be a part of it. It's open to anyone who's worked in the games sector for two years and is offering a bespoke, custom built programme of masterclasses, workshops, seminars, networking events and video... Continue Reading →

Innovate UK Creative And Digital Meetup

Here's another event you should be seriously considering... Date: Thursday 13th November 2014 Location: Codebase, Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DR Time: 11.00 to 13:00 drop in session, lunch and networking, 13:00 to 16:00 presentations Registration: https://innovateedinburgh.eventbrite.co.uk Contact: Carri Cunliffe - 07881 833443 Innovate UK (the new name for the Technology Strategy... Continue Reading →

App Tax Event – November 26th

As you are no doubt ALL aware, the law concerning VAT on the sale of digital goods changes in 2015. The change applies to apps, games, music and e-books. If you sell directly, or supply to an app store, if you have customers in the EU, you'll have to apply VAT. In short, it's important.... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Crew Wants YOU

If you work in the games industry, there's something new you should sign up to NOW. BAFTA CREW for Games is now open. CREW is an intensive programme of masterclasses, workshops, live and online events, which gives participants access to the games industry's leading experts and thought leaders, providing a unique opportunity to learn from and engage... Continue Reading →

Help Wanted

How many games companies are there in the UK? How many programmers? Are artists getting the training they need? How are people actually getting into the industry? Is QA still a valid way into a company? How about the demographics of the people making games? Is it still a male dominated industry? Is the gender... Continue Reading →

Cross Creative – Open For Applications – DO THIS

If you're not familiar with TRC Media's Cross Creative Programme, now's the time to learn. It's a fabulous opportunity for individuals in the creative industries (this includes video games) to improve their skills, increase their knowledge and make themselves far more valuable, wise and useful. This year’s programme will include seven in-house sessions (one day... Continue Reading →

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