Vision Scotland: New Dates Announced

Vision Scotland, the first dedicated industry event for Scotland's screen industry - including videogames - has announced new dates for its inaugural expo.

GamesMaster is back and coming to E4

As if any further proof was necessary, Channel 4 has confirmed that we are indeed living in the bizzaro timeline by revealing plans to bring back GamesMaster later this year

The Captured Actor

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.

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 includes all platforms - online (browser) games, mobile, tablet, console, PC, Mac, Linux, etc. It doesn't matter if games were... Continue Reading →

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 successful. It was only good for very specific projects. It's... so over. Crowd-funding is still with us. It's being used... Continue Reading →

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 the first time, the festival in 2014 will feature a gaming playground, where a number of Scotland's development studios will... Continue Reading →

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 will be able to apply for tax relief on the production of games which pass a cultural test. The test... 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 →

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 larger series of events, created by Crossover Labs and The Sheffield Documentary Festival, incorporating residential labs where practitioners from all... Continue Reading →

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 created in Scotland. Since the start of 2013, the BAFTA Scotland team have been working on a series of events... Continue Reading →

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