Game Jam 2019 Game Designers, Creators and Coders The Future is Creative and it’s time to make your mark on the games industry by joining your peers and taking part in the annual Escape Studios’ Game Jam. This year in partnership with mobile games developer Outplay, games studio Creative Assembly and industry publication 3DWorld Magazine. Taking place on 31st May – 2nd June 2019 at 190 High Holborn, London. This is not to be missed.
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Escape Studios, Europe’s leading creative academy, part of Pearson College London, are calling on all budding game designers to take part in the Escape Studios Game Jam 2019. Team work, creativity, endurance and a desire to learn from your peers are all that is required in this annual game design competition, which is now in its fourth year.
The Escape Studios Game Jam is an opportunity for you to put your skills to the test against the clock to create the best game to fit the brief, as a way to build your experience. Running from Friday to Sunday, each team will have to create and present their game to a panel of judges; the winning team will be awarded an exclusive prize package by the end of the weekend.
Escape Studios has teamed up with Creative Assembly and 3D World Magazine to bring you top industry professionals to help build your ideas. Representatives will drop in over the course of the weekend, to offer advice and will be part of the final judging panel. Leading mobile games developer, Outplay has also supplied an exclusive prize for the winning team.
Additional judges also include Escape Studios’ Head of Games, Simon Fenton, who has more than 24 years’ experience in the games industry and has worked for the likes of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Simon will also be on hand to provide mentoring and guidance across the weekend. In addition to Simon’s expertise, jammers will be joined by Juriaan Van Linschoten, Escape Studios’ alumni and currently an Associate Tutor at the institution.
You can sign up for the event via Eventbrite.
About Escape Studios
A university education powered by industry experience and built by the best industry minds. Escape Studios are pioneering the next wave of visual effects artists, animators and game developers
by transforming higher education. With industry engagement at its core, Escape Studios’ approach to industry-focused learning, is what sets it apart from the rest.
Escape Studios harnesses the expertise and relentless creativity of award-winning artists. Students are taught by well-connected industry experts that have worked on the likes of The Dark Knight, the Lion King and Harry Potter,plus games for multiple PlayStation titles; tapping into real insight built from years of experience in the creative industries. This is also harnessed through an industry-led Advisory Board, bringing together talent from the top studios in the sector, including Framestore, MPC, Cinesite, Double Negative, Dreamworks Animation and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, to design, develop and deliver programmes.
Escape Studios’ thousands of alumni (dubbed ‘Escapees’) include BAFTA and Oscar winners; they’ve worked on VFX blockbusters like Black Panther, First Man, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Jungle Book, Dr Strange, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Captain America: Civil War, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Ex Machina, Interstellar and Gravity. They’ve also worked on bestselling games (Assassin’s Creed and Forza Horizon), award winning adverts, and some have even set-up their own studios.