Funding & Opportunities

We thought it might be useful to collate a list of different sorts of funding and other opportunities. We don’t have the capacity at the moment to do much more than share links and impending deadlines.

Good luck:

Funding Opportunities/Competitions

  • Games Lab – Creative England is doing more with Games Lab.
  • Wellcome Trust – Can fund games either via Development Awards or People Awards.
  • Funding Guide – TIGA and Google have published a free guide to funding your video game. See here (PDF).
A game design is tested at Bristol Games Hub. Image by @tomasrawlings

Jobs

We’ve created a couple of resources to help people find jobs in game dev, companies find staff and also to find freelancers/services. There is a Facebook group where game dev jobs can be posted and also a Google Doc to list companies and freelancers…

South West Game Dev Jobs

Free to join and you can post your own job ads if you are looking for staff!

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And

SW Freelancer/Company Dev Directory
If you’re looking for people to help on a project, or you are available for work, add your details. Please only list info you’re happy to share in the public domain: http://bit.ly/bghdirectory

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