BAFTA PLAY – Glasgow, May 8th…

BAFTA PLAY is the first EVER BAFTA Scotland games event.  It's taking place on WEDNESDAY 8TH MAY at Glasgow Caledonian University's Saltire Centre, kicking off at 6:30pm. It gives visitors from the film, television and games industries, a chance to meet and see the winners of this year's BAFTA New Talent Awards and the Scottish... Continue Reading →

Want To Get Ahead? Get A Dapper Hat: Why Dare Matters…

Guest editorial from Dapper Hat Games' Ronan Quigley: Dapper Hat Games are a group of Abertay students who initially formed as a five person team consisting of Charlie McFadden, Stuart Martin, Nikita Bewley, Eilis Armstrong and Ronan Quigley for the purposes of applying to last year’s Dare to Be Digital competition, encompassing a mix of... Continue Reading →

Dare Winners Scoop BAFTA Ones To Watch Award

In addition to fame, glory, a cheque or two and the respect of the games industry as a whole, the three teams who won last year's Dare to be Digital awards in August last year were also entered into the BAFTA Ones To Watch award at last night's games awards. The Ones To Watch award... Continue Reading →

BAFTA In Scotland – New Talent Awards – Call For Entries

The BAFTA In Scotland New Talent Awards is the academy's competition for students and those working in the screen industries for the first time. The competition is unique and runs only in Scotland.  The 2012 awards were a huge success, with BAFTA delegates across the UK visiting Glasgow for the awards ceremony and commenting upon... Continue Reading →

BAFTA In Scotland Gives Bad Hotel An Award

At a star-spangled awards ceremony, presented by Edith Bowman, in Glasgow last night, the 2012 BAFTA in Scotland awards were handed out. Winners included household names such as Billy Connolly (lifetime achievement award), Gregor Fisher (Best TV Actor) and Stuart Cosgrove (Outstanding contribution to Broadcasting). However, for the second year in a row, all eyes... Continue Reading →

Compendium Of Interest – Turing & Technology & The World Of Tomorrow

A week ago, the second Turing Festival took place in Edinburgh.  The inaugural event in 2011 was astonishingly good.  Diverse, eclectic and expert, it pulled in speakers and participants from a huge range of disciplines and, almost uniquely, seemed to focus on a speaker's ability and knowledge, rather than job title or employer. I spent... Continue Reading →

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