The UK Global Screen Fund is a £7 million, one-year pilot fund designed to boost international development and distribution opportunities for the UK’s independent screen sectors, including film, TV, videogames and animation.
The Creative Industries Fund is a new opportunity for small and micro creative businesses in the UK to access up to £25K for business growth.
TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen, Inverness & Stirling.
Applications are now open for the CreaTech Ones to Watch 2021 competition, the Creative Industries Council's annual awards for the UK's most brilliant creative technology or 'CreaTech' companires.
The VSC is the standards body that oversees the game and app PEGI ratings here in the UK. The organisation's job is to protect children from video games that are unsuitable for them and to assist parents and carers in making informed decisions about the games their children play. While the PEGI ratings have an... Continue Reading →
The UK videogames market value reached a record £7 billion in 2020, an increase of +29.9% from 2019, beating 2018’s previous record by more than a billion pounds. While 2020 was a difficult year for many, with impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting nearly every aspect of daily life, homebound consumers turned to games for... Continue Reading →
A new report from Games Job Live shows things are looking good for the UK games industry. With a changing jobs landscape and the biggest studios hiring in the hundreds, there's lots to be optimistic about.
UKIE has submitted a number of proposals to the UK government, ahead of the forthcoming budget (March 3rd), aimed at helping the UK games industry to grow significantly in the coming years.
As part of its work to support the Video Game Tax Relief (VGTR), UKIE is gathering critical economic data about our sector, through a UK Games Industry Economic Impact Survey, to ensure it can base base future work on robust and comprehensive evidence. The organisation needs ALL games businesses - large and small - to give them accurate... Continue Reading →