Articles from BAFTA Education News

Innovation on a budget – engaging the games industry

When I started teaching on the new Games Development Course at Cambridge Regional College one of the things that struck me was that I needed the help of the games industry if the course was to be a success. Games development is a fast moving sector, where the technology and software changes regularly. It’s also a sector where young people have a keen interest as consumers but limited understanding of what it really means to create a successful game.

Encouraging young people to get involved in games creation develops vital transferable skills and opens up a variety of career opportunities

Give young people the chance to try out games design

BAFTA 'Breakthrough Brits' opens for applications

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today opened applications for Breakthrough Brits, which showcases and supports the next generation of creative talent across film, games and television. 

BAFTA Opens Applications for £12,000 UK Scholarships

The programme supports talented individuals in financial need to study a film, games or television course in the UK.

BAFTA and albert partner with UK universities to tackle environmental impact of screen industries

The initiative will provide students, staff and graduates with the opportunity to learn about environmentally responsible working practices and their professional relevance, contributing to the transformation of the film and television industry  

BAFTA and Yorkshire Games Festival to host UK's first Young Game Designers conference

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will partner with the Yorkshire Games Festival to host the UK’s first ever game designer’s conference specifically for young people. The programme of events will take place from 6 – 10 February at the National Science and Media Museum.

BAFTA seeks next generation of game designers in annual competition

Entries now open for 10-18 year-olds as well as nominations for ‘Mentor’ award. 

BAFTA ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FROM UK AND CHINA

Eleven students join global community of BAFTA Scholars.

BAFTA Young Game Designers - open to students and their teachers

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has opened entries for the 2018 BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition which aims to inspire the UK’s game creators of the future by giving young people the chance to design and make their own game. Entries are now open and will close on Wednesday 25 April.

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