MOVE Animation Summit – Edinburgh, February 23rd

There's a brand new event, focusing on animation, taking place in Edinburgh later this month. The Move Animation Summit is working with the majority of Scotland's animation studios to create an event which celebrates the success of the country's animation sector, as well as supporting new and emerging talent. Move takes place on Thursday February 23rd,... 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 →

Developers Wanted

Update: passed on all of the names and contacts. Thank you to everyone who replied. Apparently they'll be in touch. How and when we've no idea... Good luck.  The BBC is looking for game developers interested in opportunities for collaboration with television companies. Responses are needed quickly. Today if possible. If you're interested, please e-mail... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Super Arc Light

All 4 Games, Channel 4's mobile publisher today released Super Arc Light, the first title from new Scottish studio No Code. The game is a stylish radial arcade shooter, which means players must spin around a central axis and blast incoming enemies into tiny shards of glowing particles. This is, of course, not nearly as... Continue Reading →

Funding Competition Open To Edinburgh Digital Companies

Attention game developers and digital companies - especially (but not limited to) those in Edinburgh - Innovate UK (the organisation formerly known as the technology strategy board) is to invest up to £1 million in innovative research and development projects centred on the emerging cluster of digital media businesses in Edinburgh. The competition aims to stimulate the hotspot... Continue Reading →

Xpo North – Developers Wanted

The newly christened Xpo North (formerly Go North, the UK's finest creative industries festival) is taking place in Inverness next month (June 10th & 11th to be precise). In the last couple of years, the Xpo has been increasing the presence of games and games companies. 2014 saw over a dozen companies taking part in... Continue Reading →

Channel 4 Opens Glasgow-Based Publisher

After several years of quietly publishing games based upon its own properties, as well as a number of up-and-coming indie games, Channel 4 has announced the creation of a dedicated mobile games publisher. All 4 Games will be based at the company's Glasgow headquarters. The publisher will be releasing of Channel 4 funded games, along... Continue Reading →

BAFTA New Talent Awards – Open For Entries

The 2015 BAFTA Scotland NEW TALENT Awards are now open for entries. The New Talent awards recognise, inspire and celebrate students and new and emerging practitioners from all over the country and gives up-and-coming screen industry talent a platform to showcase their work to the wider industries. New Talent is open to students and emerging... Continue Reading →

Event – Crowdfunding V Crowdlifting – Unlocking The Potential

Crowd-funding. It was awesome. It was the saviour of indie gaming. It was an over-hyped waste of time. It was a way for the unscrupulous to rip-off the gullible. It was only for the already successful. It was only good for very specific projects. It's... so over. Crowd-funding is still with us. It's being used... Continue Reading →

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