“Having been exposed to the reality of pitching their project to a variety of interested parties means that each team is now better prepared for the official pitch.”
“These awards recognise the best in new British games development talent and are a great way to highlight the variety and depth of new games being made in the UK.”
These awards are truly authentic. Here we are recognising the creative talent within the community who have achieved good things.
Judging took place at DC Thomson’s London office on Fleet Street and judges included, Dr Jo Twist (CEO of Ukie), Richard Leinfellner (lecturer at Goldsmiths University), Haydn Taylor (writer for Games Industry Biz), Andy Williams (DC Thomson Media) and Paddy Burns (co-founder of 4J Studios).
“Watching the Tranzfuser story unfold on the big screen was quite an experience! It brought the competition to life again and we were able to re-live the ups and downs of the teams’ experiences during Tranzfuser.”
“The UK Games Fund is an excellent example of how the UK Government is investing in the future of world class games development in Scotland and across the UK.”
The event, now full, will be the first introductory event to the new UK Games Fund project.