TIGA unveils list of finalists for 2021 UK Games Education Awards

LONDON, September 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – TIGA, the trade association representing the UK video game industry, today unveiled the shortlist of nominees for the 2021 TIGA UK Games Education Awards. TIGA Awards recognize students, providers of exceptional training and best practices. The winners of the 11 categories will be announced during a virtual ceremony on the 22sd October, with the winners of two special prizes to be unveiled during the program.

Creative Assembly, the UK’s largest developer, the studio behind the Total war series and an upcoming sci-fi FPS, is the main sponsor of the TIGA UK Games Education Awards. As a recipient of multiple awards for its educational work, Creative Assembly uses the skills and passions of its 800 employees to educate students around the world about the industry. The awards are also supported by BeautyLabs International, a company pioneering the future of augmented reality in the beauty and wellness industries.

TIGA’s charitable partner for the prizes is The Passage, the guardian of the homeless community in London for 40 years. The Passage believes that homelessness is everyone’s responsibility and by working together we can be part of the solution. For more details, please visit www.passage.org.uk or contact [email protected]

Dr Richard Wilson OBE, CEO of TIGA, noted:

“The TIGA Education Awards shortlist showcases Cat Whiskers in Game Education: Outstanding Students, Excellent Universities and Best Practices in Education. Thank you to Creative Assembly, our main sponsor and to BeautyLabs international , for supporting excellence in skills and learning and for making the TIGA UK Games Education Awards 2021. We look forward to announcing the winners of the Awards on the 22ndsd October 2021. “

Emma Smith, Head of Talent at Creative Assembly said:

“This is a fantastic shortlist that represents a range of exceptional talent, commitment and progress in games education in the UK. We are excited about the prospect of working more with the winners of the Games. students and graduates, providing expert mentorship from Creative Assembly. However, regardless of the end results, I look forward to seeing more of these people and institutions in the future. “

Marc Gerhard – Co-founder and CEO of Beauty Labs International Ltd, said:

“Beauty Labs is honored to support the UK Games Education Awards. There are many paths to success in this category, with our own augmented reality platform having initially evolved from pioneering projects in the gaming industry a few years ago.

“The TIGA Awards help ensure that innovation and ambition remain high in our educational institutions as well as in future talent cohorts.

“We are delighted to celebrate the creativity and excellence of students and training providers in this field. Witnessing emerging talent from here is extremely exciting for us at BeautyLabs and all those in associated industries.”

Selection: Exceptional TIGA graduate: Artist

Will

Murray

University of Hertfordshire

Luke

Walked

University of Staffordshire

Becky

Farr

University of Staffordshire

Stephane

Yordanov

University of Portsmouth

Laws

Touch Star

University of Hertfordshire

Sonia

Yarosz

University of Abertay

Martyna

Kowalska

Norwich University of the Arts

Selection: Outstanding TIGA Graduate: Computer Games Technology

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Gallacher

University of Abertay

Daniel

Behind

Birmingham City University

Harry

Piercy

University of Bournemouth

Michael

Mom

University of Staffordshire

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Cannon

University of the West of Scotland

Selection: Exceptional TIGA graduate: Designer

Antonino

Frazzitta

University of Bournemouth

Laurent

Thorp

Norwich University of the Arts

Bowl

Kane

University of Staffordshire

Tim

Beedall

University of Staffordshire

Son

Matthew

University of Staffordshire

Patryk

Pasko

University of Staffordshire

Ibrahim

Fed

University of Gloucestershire

Selection: Exceptional TIGA graduate: Programmer

Lewis

Pyke

University of Abertay

Claire

large wind

Birmingham City University

Harry

Bentley

University of Bournemouth

Nico

Caruana

Sheffield Hallam University

Ashley

Barrel

University of Staffordshire

James

Gratrix

University of Gloucestershire

Lewis

Marlow

University of Portsmouth

Quinn

McNeil

University of the West of England

Selection: Exceptional TIGA-Post graduate of the year

Makhosethu

Sibanda

University of Hertfordshire

Finlay

Whitfield

University of Portsmouth

Selection: Excellence in university / industry collaboration

University of Abertay

Birmingham City University

London College of Communication

Norwich University of the Arts

University of Staffordshire

University of Portsmouth

Selection: Innovative teaching

Birmingham City University

Norwich University of the Arts

University of Hertfordshire

Selection: Excellence in research on games

Carlo Harvey and Marius Matulis

Birmingham City University

InGame / Abertay

InGame / Abertay University

Dr Dean Bowman

Norwich University of the Arts

Neil gallagher

University of Hertfordshire

Adam jerret

University of Portsmouth

Selection: Diversity Award

Lauren Ansdell-Miller

University of Portsmouth

Professor Ruth Falconer

University of Abertay

Thom kaczmarek

London College of Communication

Selection: Best student company

Word games

London College of Communication

Numbskull Studios

University of Portsmouth

Selection: The Creative Assembly Best student games 2021

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University of Abertay

Jam descent

University of Gloucestershire

Frog Island

London College of Communication

The Morrigan

University of Staffordshire

Tee-riffic Golf

University of Staffordshire

Crypt

University of Hertfordshire

The rocket

University of the West of Scotland

About TIGA:

TIGA is the trade association for the UK video game industry. Our vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to develop video games. Our main goal is to strengthen the game development and digital publishing industry. To do this, we focus on four strategic objectives:

For more information, contact TIGA:
Phone. : 0845 468 2330
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.tiga.org
Twitter: www.twitter.com/tigamovement
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TIGAMovement
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/tiga

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