BAFTA Scotland Awards – Open For Entries

Developers, BAFTA Scotland needs your games. The 2015 BAFTA Scotland competition is now open for entries. The games category offers developers of all games released between 18th July 2014 – 2nd July 2015 are eligible. This …

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 …

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 …

Go North, Play Games…

June 4th marks the start of the 2014 Go North festival in Inverness. Go North celebrates all aspects of the cultural and creative arts and includes film, music, literature and a growing number of games. For …

European Commission Approves Tax Relief For UK Games Industry

After years of campaigning, outreach, advocacy and explaining things patiently to various governments, parliaments and public sector bodies, the European Commission has finally approved the games production credit scheme. From April, companies across the UK …

BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards Nominees Announced

BAFTA Scotland’s New Talent awards is an annual competition which recognises work from students, or those just entering the film, television and games industries. The competition has categories for actors, animators, sound designers, writers, directors, …

Crossover Scotland – Inspiration Day

Crossover Scotland’s Inspiration Day was a rare event, a day designed to bring together ‘creatives’ from a range of disciplines – film & tv, performing arts, literature, music, games and ‘other’… It’s part of a …

Death Knight Love Story

If you’ve not come across the term ‘Machinima‘ before, it is far more than a popular YouTube channel.  It refers to the process of using commercially available video game engines to create animated films.  The …

BAFTA Scotland – Games Industry Secrets Of Success

BAFTA Scotland has supported and engaged with the games industry in Scotland for several years now.  The games award in the annual competition, stands alongside film, television and is still the only award for games …

Edinburgh Games Symposium

On Friday 21st of June, at Edinburgh university’s Inspace, the Edinburgh Game Symposium will take place.  The symposium will focus on music and the development of video games. Tickets are available to the public, development …