We all love an award ceremony: the glamour, the drama, the bit where someone reads the wrong name - and who doesn’t like winning prizes? Perhaps the real value of award shows however, in the world of games anyway, is the annual chance to take a look backwards in an industry that’s always hurtling ahead. We can celebrate our achievements, sure, but we can also take stock of things and dig into just what goes into making award-worthy projects. This was the sentiment behind BAFTA Scotland’s recent Game Design event, which hosted a candid discussion between some of the personnel from this year’s nominees for the BAFTA Scotland Game Award.
Entries have now opened for the 11th BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition. Inspiring the UK’s future game makers, and celebrating new gaming talent, the competition, gives young people (from ages 10-18) the chance to design or make their own game.
Applications for BAFTA Crew Games, the programme to help creators and practitioners in the early stage of their careers, are now open.
Entries for the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards are now open. Developers have until November to enter. For the first time, the awards will pilot the BFI Diversity Standards as part of the entry process.
Join BAFTA Award winning developer NO CODE for a complete walk through of their multi-award winning sci-fi thriller OBSERVATION, today at 2pm. Organised by BAFTA, tickets are free. Sign up now.
Glasgow games studio NoCode won the Best British Game award for 'Observation' at the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards.
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 →
Students, Dare teams, game jammers, new developers - this is your chance to win a BAFTA. The BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards is open to people releasing their first game. It can be on any platform and come from almost any source, be it a game jam, a university project, or a new developer's first... Continue Reading →