Lub Vs Dub Wins BAFTA New Talent Award

The BAFTA New Talent awards is an annual competition for people who have just begun their careers in the screen industries, or who have released their first work.  The competition is open to students, graduates and newcomers of all shapes and sizes. This year's competition saw three very different games entered for the competition, one... Continue Reading →

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, producers and of course game developers. New Talent is a unique celebration of emerging talent within the screen industries. It's... Continue Reading →

Lub Vs Dub – Scottish Game Jam Winner Hits The App Store

Lub Vs Dub is a brand new game, for iPhone and iPad, which was born in the blistering forge of the 2013 Global Game Jam. The game picked up the Best Tech and Best Game awards at the event - and went on to be showcased at a number of independent game events, including the... Continue Reading →

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 →

BAFTA New Talent Award Winners

The BAFTA Scotland New Talent awards took place in Glasgow's rather lovely Oran Mor on Thursday night, with a glittering and star-studded ceremony. The New Talent awards are a unique competition within BAFTA, which nurtures, supports and celebrates emerging creative practitioners, film makers, writers, animators, directors and of course game creators. The competition is open... Continue Reading →

Jamming in Diversity – The Trials and Tribulations of the Jam

Jamming isn’t the easiest of things. However you do it, undertaking a 48 hour journey to produce a game from conception to birth, isn’t easy and there are likely to be stumbling blocks along the way. The first of these is the brick wall that exhaustion causes. It’s just physically draining to work for long... Continue Reading →

Listen to your Heart – Global Game Jam brings an Audio Twist in 2013

As chief organiser Brian McDonald pressed play on the audio file you could see that everyone in the room wasn’t paying full attention. Only as the regular, pumping, sound of a heart-beat was heard throughout the room did the jammers taking place realise that this was it, this was the theme. Nothing added, nothing taken... Continue Reading →

Jam Spreads Over Whole Of Scotland

As we've mentioned in the recent past, the Global Games Jam is a 48 hour competition which challenges teams of developers to create a brand new, original game using whatever tools, hardware and platforms they so desire. It's a full on challenge, running continuously over two days and incorporates themes and bonus achievements for creating... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Jam – Now In Glasgow AND Edinburgh – 100% More Gaming 100% More Jam

The Scottish Game Jam is a 48 hour game development marathon which takes place every January, as part of the larger Global Game Jam, which pulls in teams and individuals over over the world, competing to make a new game in only two days. Scotland's Game Jam has taken place in Glasgow Caledonian University for... Continue Reading →

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