UK Games Fund Awards

The Event

The UK Games Fund Awards: Recognising our Talented Community

In association with 4J Studios

Wow, what a night…

We sure did celebrate all that was excellent in indie games development within the UK Games Fund community.

We look forward to seeing you all again next year, so watch this space!

Key Dates

12 Jul 2018:Entries Open
27 Jul 2018:Tickets on Sale
8 Aug 2018:Entries Close
18 Sep 2018:Shortlist Announced
14 Nov 2018:Awards Ceremony

Itinerary

10.00 - 17:00:Daytime Showcase
19:00 - 12:30am:UK Games Fund Awards
Email Sharon Methven or call 01382 575563

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Winners

  • Studio of the Year

    1. Winner Coatsink
    2. Brightrock Games
    3. Cooperative Innovations
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  • Early Audience Experts

    1. Winner Katie Nelson, Blueprint Digital Media Ltd
    2. Gary Burchell, Fireblade Software
    3. Samurai Duck Studios
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  • Studio Leader

    1. Winner Tom Beardsmore, Coatsink
    2. Frank Arnot, Stormcloud Games
    3. Olly Bennett, Cardboard Sword
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  • Deal of the Year

    1. Winner Fourth State
    2. Tom Beardsmore, Coatsink
    3. Tony Gowland, Ant Workshop
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  • Smart Studio

    1. Winner Semaeopus
    2. Six to Start
    3. Huey Games
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  • Game Development Genius

    1. Winner Matt Wieteska, Six to Start
    2. Ian Hardingham, Mode 7 Games
    3. Rob Hewson, Huey Games
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  • The Tranzfuser Award

    1. Winner Static Shell Studios
    2. Pocket Sized Hands
    3. Beta Jester Ltd
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  • Tranzfuser Local Hub of the Year

    1. Winner Wrexham Glyndwr University
    2. University of Huddersfield
    3. University of South Wales
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  • Community Contributor Award

    1. Winner Richard Hebblewhite, Wrexham Glyndwr University
    2. Steven Huckle, The Games Hub
    3. Adam Boyne, Beta Jester Ltd
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  • Pitch Development Programme Award

    1. Winner Ocean Spark Studios Ltd
    2. Arcfire Games Ltd
    3. Archway Interactive Ltd
    4. Blueprint Digital Media Ltd
    5. Dumpling Media Ltd
    6. Heartsman Ltd
    7. Leviathan Games Ltd
    8. Wabisabi Play Ltd
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Judges

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    Richard Leinfellner

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    Haydn Taylor

    Staff Writer, GamesIndustry.biz

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    Jo Twist

    CEO, UK Interactive Entertainment

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    Andy Williams

    Head of Commercial, DC Thomson Media

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    Paddy Burns

    Owner and Co Founder, 4J Studios Ltd

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Host

  • Jordan Erica Webber

    Jordan Erica Webber is a writer and broadcaster who specialises in video games. She writes about games for the Guardian, and talks about them on The Gadget Show (Channel 5) and Rated (Forces TV). Her book Ten Things Video Games Can Teach Us, coauthored with Dan Griliopoulos, is an introduction to philosophy through the lens of video games. She has previously hosted events for BAFTA, Now Play This, Gamesforum, the Yorkshire Games Festival, and more.

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