Deadline: Thursday 20 th September 2012, 12:00pm
The games industry already contributes £3.2 billion a year to the British economy and the UK games development sector contributes approximately £1 billion annually to UK GDP. Investment in the next generation of British gaming companies is not just vital for the industry but for the British economy as a whole.
The Games for Film competition is a chance for next generation UK games developers to access development funding, to create computer games for the promotion of films.
Four £25,000 prizes are available in the Games for Film contest. Two of these will be awarded to games that promote the upcoming theatrical release of two new British feature films; Spike Island and Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers. An additional two prizes will be awarded for proposals that demonstrate how games can be successfully used for a film’s cinematic or home entertainment release. The contest has been created by the University of Abertay Dundee, D-Media and IC tomorrow in association with Lionsgate UK and the BFI (British Film Institute).
The deadline is fast approaching, but applicants only need to answer five questions and provide a two minute YouTube video of their concept.
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£100k Games for Film contest deadline is NOON 20 Sept. For full details and to apply visit: http://bit.ly/O19gl1
DEADLINE NOON SEPT 20 - £100k contest for UK games developers to explore innovative promotion of film http://bit.ly/O19gl1