The Captured Actor is a 2019 documentary, created by writer Iain Lowson, for the Royal Conservatoire in Glasgow. The film is an exploration of the opportunities being created for performing arts and drama students within the rapidly evolving videogames industry.
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 the first time, the festival in 2014 will feature a gaming playground, where a number of Scotland's development studios will... Continue Reading →
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 larger series of events, created by Crossover Labs and The Sheffield Documentary Festival, incorporating residential labs where practitioners from all... Continue Reading →
How was your 2012? Good? Bad? Indifferent? Inexplicably awesome? We may never know (unless you kept your friendly neighbourhood Scottish Games Network up to date with the latest, greatest news, releases and updates). The Scottish Games Network did quite well, thank you. Lots of new views, lots of new friends, lots of great interest. The... Continue Reading →
It emerged a few weeks ago that the 2012 Creative Scotland Awards had categories for film, TV, music, performing arts but games, interactive entertainment and digital media had been neglected. We've since had several conversations with representatives from Creative Scotland who have gone some way to explaining why games didn't appear in the awards. Put... Continue Reading →
Games creators and publishers are becoming increasingly comfortable with the idea of using talent from outside 'the industry'. Professional writers and musicians are now an established part of the development process - and thanks to titles such as L.A. Noire, stage and screen actors are becoming just as valued. However, the idea of using a... Continue Reading →