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BAFTA Games Question Time - 11 Dec
Join us in London for our latest Games Question Time, where we’ll be debating all the latest issues surrounding games!
New BAFTA Scholarship Opportunities
We’re excited to announce the launch of new scholarship opportunities for UK & Hong Kong residents!
Two UK nationals will have the chance to study a postgraduate course in film, television or games in Hong Kong; a further two scholarships will be available for permanent residents of Hong Kong to study in the UK.
Find out more about the scholarships here.
PS4 becomes fastest-selling console in UK history
According to MCV, the PS4 has become the fastest-selling console in UK history, breaking the eight year record held by the PSP.
The console sold over 250,000 units. Find out more on MCV.
Watch the British Academy Children’s Award in 2013 online!
Last Sunday’s ceremony is now available to watch in full, including the presentation of the Special Award to Biddy Baxter by Sir David Attenborough.
Skylanders Giants Enjoys BAFTA Success
On Sunday 24 November, the team behind Skylanders Giants collected the BAFTA for Game at the British Academy Children’s Awards.
YGD is Re-launched!
First launched in 2010 as a game design competition for 11-16 year olds, BAFTA Young Game Designers has evolved! Now, YGD offers a hub for young gaming talent to access careers advice and behind the scenes insight into the industry.
While the competition (opening March 2014) remains an integral part of the initiative, YGD will now also offer insights and advice through interviews and exclusive video content from BAFTA members, award winners and nominees.
This morning HRH The Duke of Cambridge visited BAFTA headquarters to show his support for YGD.
Breakthrough Brit: Game Developer Ollie Clarke
One of BAFTA’s Breakthrough Brits, Ollie Clarke’s latest game Typing of the Dead: Overkill had an extremely difficult development period and very nearly didn’t get finished.
Patrick Bach: The Path to Battlefield 4
Executive Producer at DICE, Patrick Bach, discusses how he went from wanting “to be in the movies” to working on Battlefield 4.