The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and the Traverse Theatre have opened two fellowships for writers - including one for new digital platforms. The is a wonderful opportunity for writers and narrative designers to take their concepts to a whole new audience.
Connecting Scotland's Colleges & Universities. Are you studying - or teaching - videogames in Scotland? There's a new Discord channel for students and lecturers involved in videogames courses across Scotland
Six recipients of InGAME R&D innovation vouchers have been announced, covering a broad range of gamification and applied games projects.
Registration is open for the 2020 Global Game Jam, with Scotland once again fielding a number of sites offering the opportunity to participate in the world's largest game jam. From January 31 to February 2, developers around the world will be taking part and attempting to make a videogame - based upon a single common... Continue Reading →
Glasgow University Launches new Games Lab a cross-disciplinary laboratory exploring how games and gaming can be used to aid research, teaching and learning.
Dundee has chosen Biome Collective to create a new interactive experience focusing on mental health and wellbeing to represent the city at the 2018 London Design Biennale.
Steel Media, the epic team behind Pocket Gamer, is bringing it's BIG INDIE PITCH to Dundee on November 30. The event offers developers the opportunity to pitch their game ideas to a panel of experts (and what experts - see below...) A speed dating format, gives each developer four minutes with each panel, giving every... Continue Reading →
Edinburgh-based Krotos, the company behind the Dehumaniser voice processor (awesome for making roars, screams, moans and other monster-type sounds for games, VR and animation...) has raised a 'six figure sum' in its most recent round of investment. The investment was led by Old College Capital, the investment arm of Edinburgh University and Leslie Benzies, the... Continue Reading →
Girl Geek Scotland needs your help... Diversity is an ongoing issue in the technology sector. According to recent research, women make up only 18% of the digital technology workforce. That's terrible. One of the mains reasons for this is female uptake in computing science subjects and interest in technology careers is low - even at high school.... Continue Reading →
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 →