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 →

Scottish Enterprise Hosts Post Mortem On Snowman

After the infamous 'melting' incident in which the magical snowman was found to be little more than a puddle of chilly water with a hat, Channel 4, in association with Interactive Scotland will host a post mortem on June 20th, at the Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre. The organisations are inviting participation from interested parties.  Attendance... Continue Reading →

TRC Seeking Digital Media Project Manager

You may not have come across Glasgow's TRC media yet.  The company is a charitable organisation, which delivers research and training programmes to the television, interactive and wider creative industries. Like it or not, the reality is that digital and interactive media is fundamentally changing almost every aspect of the creative world.  From the way... Continue Reading →

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