Vision Scotland, the first dedicated industry event for Scotland's screen industry - including videogames - has announced new dates for its inaugural expo.
Gaming and Me: Connections, Identity and Support takes for granted the fact that millions and millions us have very healthy and productive relationships with the games we play, and that games can be an integral and hugely meaningful part of their players’ lives.
Screen Facilities Scotland, the organisation which represents everything in Scotland's screen industry which isn't a production company, has officially launched Vision Scotland, it's first ever industry conference. Vision Scotland is a dedicated screen and media industry exhibition and trade event showcasing Scotland’s creative production, services, facilities, and professionals to the global industry - and because... 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 →
Update: passed on all of the names and contacts. Thank you to everyone who replied. Apparently they'll be in touch. How and when we've no idea... Good luck. The BBC is looking for game developers interested in opportunities for collaboration with television companies. Responses are needed quickly. Today if possible. If you're interested, please e-mail... Continue Reading →
All4Games, the new Glasgow-based games publishing arm of Channel 4, is looking for new game ideas and developers. The company is on a UK-wide tour, to introduce itself to the UK's games sector - and it's coming to Scotland. On Friday 20th of November, the All4Games roadshow hits Dundee. Tickets are free, but space is limited, so... Continue Reading →
Attention game developers and digital companies - especially (but not limited to) those in Edinburgh - Innovate UK (the organisation formerly known as the technology strategy board) is to invest up to £1 million in innovative research and development projects centred on the emerging cluster of digital media businesses in Edinburgh. The competition aims to stimulate the hotspot... Continue Reading →
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 →
The 2015 BAFTA Scotland NEW TALENT Awards are now open for entries. The New Talent awards recognise, inspire and celebrate students and new and emerging practitioners from all over the country and gives up-and-coming screen industry talent a platform to showcase their work to the wider industries. New Talent is open to students and emerging... Continue Reading →
The Bit Socket boys are back with a brand new pilot episode of their online video games show. Scott and Joe have put together a programme that: ...celebrates games and entertains audiences of all abilities; using the accepted language and standards of TV to bring video games to a wide audience. The team are now looking at various... Continue Reading →