When was the last time you thought seriously about your plans for making videogames your career? More and more developers are discovering that the opportunity to create their own games is the biggest opportunity in front of them. Freelancing, or building your own studio brings about all sorts of creative freedom and autonomy, but it's... Continue Reading →
ScreenSkills is inviting industry professionals based across Scotland to participate in workshops to help them determine which skills and what knowledge is required to work in job roles relating interactive media and videogames.
Make Your Games Business Better: Two new courses offering vital creative business skills to Scotland's freelancers, founders, startups and small businesses have launched. Find out more here.
Unreal Fellowship Applications Are Open. Learn from industry experts how Unreal Engine can be used for real-time production with an intensive 30 day course 50 x $10,000 grants are available. Industry experience required.
Game Academy is a new startup which aims to help gamers utilise the skills they've honed in games to help them find jobs. If you play games, they could use your help.
Friday Forums - A new weekly showcase for Scottish creatives - is now open for applications from creatives in all sectors and forms of practice.
The UK Games Fund is inviting Scottish Games Network members (i.e. you lot) to join them - and a plethora of games development sector experts - at the exclusive Scottish premiere of the Tranzfuser documentary. The event takes place at the Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre on Friday 24th November, from 10:30am-12:00. It's free to attend, but space... Continue Reading →
There's a brand new programme for games companies in Scotland to help them achieve greater success globally. Scottish Enterprise has partnered with Elevator, to launch an accelerator programme designed to help games companies grow internationally. The programme promises a variety of topics, events and help, including: Keynote sessions from international experts Workshops Monthly meet-ups (Glasgow,... Continue Reading →
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 →
Good news everybody! The Scottish Games Network, in partnership with the Edinburgh International Film Festival present two events focused on the crossover between film and games and what can be learned from working across both. The idea is to explore the ways in which games and interactive media are growing and evolving and the ways... Continue Reading →