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Funding for UK Games Talent

Are you a games developer?

If you’re a games developer with a great idea for a game, a team in place to make it and a passion to build a great business you may want to consider applying for prototype funding. The UK Games Fund has been created to help stimulate growth in the industry by supporting companies to become more diverse and innovative, create new IP and grow in strength and size. We’re actively looking to work with the best talent in the UK.

Is the UK Games Fund right for you?

See the How to Apply page to get all the relevant information on the typical criteria for funding. Applicants do not give up any rights to IP, equity or profits – your success is ours.

Interested in talent development?

As well as supporting the creation of new IP and the growth of commercial businesses, the UK Games Talent and Finance Community Interest Company (the operating body behind the UK Games Fund) is designed to stimulate innovative potential from a grass roots level.

Find out more about our exciting range of programmes aimed to support the UK’s games development talent progress and succeed over at UK Games Talent, our sister project.

How you can help us

Are you a seasoned games industry professional?

We’re always keen to expand our contacts list to benefit the UK’s games development talent base;  whether you’re from a developer, commercial or marketing background we want to hear from you.

More information on how you can get involved can be found here.

News

  • Launch of New UK Games Talent Site - June 20, 2016 - “The UKGT website offers the UK games development community an open door to connect to our talent initiatives, regardless if they are a rookie games developer or industry veteran."
  • Want to work with the BBC on Digital Content? - June 17, 2016 - We’re delighted to share two fantastic opportunities from the BBC with the UK Games Talent and Finance CIC community. 1) Win a two-year contract with the BBC Suppliers have the opportunity to participate in the BBC’s Digital Services Framework III (DSF III) ITT which has recently been published. This Framework is suitable for suppliers that […]
  • Tranzfuser Teams Announced - May 26, 2016 - “Tranzfuser is a fantastic opportunity offering graduates the ability to take their first steps post-university. For us personally, it means we can potentially set up our own independent company, something we aspire to do.”
  • Successful Applicant Secures Investment - May 24, 2016 - "Paw Print’s success has validated the need for us considering support for some of the VR-related pitches we’ve received. Paw Print’s clear vision for this helped secure support from us. We think the best projects will be those, like this one, where there was a VR ambition from day one."
  • Late Surge in Applications to Tranzfuser - May 4, 2016 - “Working with Tranzfuser has further reinforced what we have been working to demonstrate; the continued growth of a vibrant and passionate community of game development talent in Cornwall and the South Western region of the UK.”

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