Light Bytes – Coming Soon – To Edinburgh, Dundee & Glasgow

Illustration for LIGHT BYTES an event for Creative Edinburgh and Creative Scotland by Want Some StudioCreative Edinburgh, Creative Dundee and We Throw Switches are joining forces to run three informal mixer events called Light Bytes. These will include networking, micro talks, panel discussion and the opportunity to play with technology. The project was initiated by... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Industry Survey – PLEASE READ

The Scottish Games Network, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise are working together to produce the first ever entirely comprehensive survey of Scotland's games industry.

Creative Scotland Researching Scotland’s Games Sector

Creative Scotland, the national agency for the arts, screen and creative industries north of the border is launching a campaign to research and understand the country's video games and interactive sectors more fully. In previous years, the organisation has carried out full sector reviews for film, literature, music, dance, theatre and visual arts. These reviews... Continue Reading →

Dundee Becomes The UK’s First City Of Design

Earlier this week, UNESCO, that's the United Nations' Education, Scientific and Cultural organisation, announced its list of the cities which have contributed significantly to design. Alongside globally recognised hubs of creativity and culture, such as Bilbao (Spain), Montreal (Canada) and Berlin (Germany), the United Kingdom's first city of design is our very own Dundee. The... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Hiring Digital, Innovation, Creative Technology & Design Officer

Creative Scotland is recruiting. The organisation responsible for Scotland's cultural, artistic and creative industries is looking for a development officer, focusing on digital innovation, creative technology and design. It's a full-time position, with a salary (£25,000 pa, plus benefits and pension). If you're interested in helping Creative Scotland become more engaged with the whole digital and... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital 2014 – Best Ever…

Dare to be Digital's Protoplay event is always a joy. A four day festival and celebration of creativity, innovation and hard work, the event offers something for every visitor, whether it's a family of Minecraft fans, or the UK's growing number of indie studios. This year's event was one of the best yet. Alongside the 15 teams... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Issues Ten Year Plan

Creative Scotland, the organisation which supports Scotland's arts, screen and creative industries has released its ten year plan for supporting and funding the country's cultural and creative sectors. The ten year plan and funding strategy has been put together with input from over 1000 participants drawn from the entire creative spectrum.  Which, for the first time,... Continue Reading →

Moray Game Jam: Sunday Morning

Two hours to go.  Thus far there have been no meltdowns, no collapses, no screaming hysteria. In fact the whole of the first ever Moray Game Jam has been marked by remarkable levels of good humour, cooperation and calm. The teams are still working. The projects are, for the most part, looking good. Playable demos... Continue Reading →

Inspiration Day

One of the major opportunities for games creators moving forward is the chance to work with and educate other areas of the creative industries.  Film, television, music, literature and even the performing arts are all now looking seriously at games, apps and interactive media and wondering how to make it work for them. Thanks to... Continue Reading →

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