24 Hours Left to Apply For Cross Creative: Immersive

CrossCreative:Immersive is a brand new transformative training and development programme for immersive (virtual, augmented and cross reality) companies throughout Scotland’s digital sector. Created by TRC Media, the company behind the very highly rated Cross Creative and Special Edition programmes, CC:Immersive is aimed at creative & tech businesses, already working in immersive content/storytelling, or looking to... Continue Reading →

New Accelerator Program To Help Scottish Games Companies Achieve Global Success

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 →

EIFF What Film Can Learn From Games

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 →

App Tax Event – November 26th

As you are no doubt ALL aware, the law concerning VAT on the sale of digital goods changes in 2015. The change applies to apps, games, music and e-books. If you sell directly, or supply to an app store, if you have customers in the EU, you'll have to apply VAT. In short, it's important.... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Crew Wants YOU

If you work in the games industry, there's something new you should sign up to NOW. BAFTA CREW for Games is now open. CREW is an intensive programme of masterclasses, workshops, live and online events, which gives participants access to the games industry's leading experts and thought leaders, providing a unique opportunity to learn from and engage... Continue Reading →

Cross Creative – Open For Applications – DO THIS

If you're not familiar with TRC Media's Cross Creative Programme, now's the time to learn. It's a fabulous opportunity for individuals in the creative industries (this includes video games) to improve their skills, increase their knowledge and make themselves far more valuable, wise and useful. This year’s programme will include seven in-house sessions (one day... Continue Reading →

One Week Left For Games Companies To Apply To Challenge Fund

Creativity is big business in the UK. According to recent research, one in every 12 new jobs in the UK are now found within the creative economy, with the UK games industry playing a major part in the success. That’s why there’s never been a better time for games companies to apply for co-investment in skills,... Continue Reading →

Robot Overlord Picked For Chartboost Boot Camp

Scotland's Robot Overlord Games is one of only nine teams worldwide to be accepted into the Chartboost University programme, being held in San Francisco in March 2014. The programme is an intensive one week training regime created specifically for companies working in the video games industry.  It includes lectures, mentoring and visits to local companies.... Continue Reading →

Computer Xplorers – Preparing Children For The Future

The concept of introducing kids to computer skills is something which has been getting a great deal of traction recently.  From the mini game jam and Dare to be Digital LaunchPad or Dare School's Challenge for High Schools in Dundee, it seems that primary and high school children across Scotland are getting the chance to... Continue Reading →

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