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01
Dec

The Pixel Mill’s Platform 2021 programme is open for applications

01/12/20

Platform is the accelerator programme for video game companies in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Screen is seeking teams that are passionate about video games and are motivated to establish/grow their company. We want […]

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12
Nov

Ukie Student Conference goes virtual

12/11/20

Ukie have announced that their Student Conference will be hosted virtually this year and will run from Wednesday 25th November to Friday 27th November. Sponsored by Epic Games and Hi-Rez Studios, Student Conference: […]

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19
Oct

Pixel Mill Trainees 2021 applications are open

19/10/20

Northern Ireland Screen intends to run a skills development programme called The Pixel Mill Trainee 2021 Programme. The programme, through Bootcamp, is an industry-led new entrant paid training programme (NMW/NLW) that seeks to […]

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16
Oct

Restart – training scheme for those wishing to get into the games industry

16/10/20

Video game development is a fast growing and vibrant industry which reaches audiences across the world. Within Northern Ireland there is an exciting and emerging video game development community which is creating games […]

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14
Oct

RETìníZE selected to join Digital Catapult’s Augmentor acceleration programme

14/10/20

RETìníZE is one of ten innovative start-ups that has been selected from the UK’s immersive community to join the fourth edition of Digital Catapult’s Augmentor programme, securing the opportunity to work with leading industry […]

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23
Sep

Billy Goat Entertainment announce Supermarket Shriek’s PS4 release date

23/09/20

Billy Goat Entertainment and PQube have announced the release date for Supermarket Shriek. Developed with funding from Northern Ireland Screen, the game will be available to play on PS4 from Friday 23rd October […]

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11
Sep

Inertial Drift from Level 91 Entertainment released today

11/09/20

Today is the official release of Inertial Drift, the arcade racer game from Northern Ireland indie developer Level 91 Entertainment. Developed with funding from Northern Ireland Screen and published by PQube, the game […]

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04
Sep

Brenda Romero to speak at Future Tuesdays

04/09/20

Future Screens NI will welcome industry trailblazer and BAFTA winner Brenda Romero to speak at Future Tuesdays on 15th September.  Brenda will be speaking on the hidden histories of the women who made […]

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21
Aug

VR Hackathon

21/08/20

Northern Ireland Screen and Future Screens NI, in partnership with SideQuestVR and Digital Catapult’s Immersive Labs, invite you to join a VR Hackathon in September! SideQuest is an open platform for distributing both […]

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05
Aug

Northern Ireland based game development studios selected for Creative Europe MEDIA Programme

05/08/20

Two Northern Ireland based Game Development Studios, Italic Pig and Brain and Nerd, have each been awarded €150,000 as part of this year’s Creative Europe MEDIA programme. Creative Europe is the European Union’s […]

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30
Jul

Unity Developer Programme

30/07/20

Northern Ireland Screen and Digital Catapult NI, with the support of Future Screens NI, have partnered with Unity to deliver the Unity Developer Programme (UDP). A free skills development programme for interactive and […]

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22
Jul

UX and UI in Video Games workshop

22/07/20

The Pixel Mill will be hosting a 2-day online interactive workshop on UX and UI in video games on 18th & 19th August from 11am to 1pm. The workshops will be led by […]

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11
Jul

Boost – Video Game Business Bootcamp

11/07/20

Boost is a support programme designed for Northern Ireland video game studios who are seeking to secure significant funding or investment for their company/next project. This programme is targeted at studios at early […]

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08
Jul

Writing for Video Games workshop

08/07/20

*Workshop is now full* The Pixel Mill will be hosting an online workshop on Writing for Video Games on Tuesday 28th July from 10am to 5pm. The workshop will be led by video […]

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08
Jul

Supermarket Shriek to be available on more gaming devices this year

08/07/20

Billy Goat Entertainment and PQube have announced that they are bringing Supermarket Shriek to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC on Steam. Supermarket Shriek is a unique and amusing co-operative experience in which players […]

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08
Jun

Funding and Publishing for Indie Games online workshops with The Pixel Mill

08/06/20

The Pixel Mill is hosting an online workshop and one-to-one sessions on funding and publishing for indie video game studios with the team from Robot Teddy. The focus of the workshop will be raising […]

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01
Jun

Digital Catapult’s Augmentor launches today

01/06/20

Digital Catapult’s Augmentor has launched its 12 week acceleration programme for B2B immersive startups developing commercial solutions. The programme has been designed to increase startups’ investment readiness and accelerate their business growth. By […]

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13
May

Inertial Drift to be physically released in August

13/05/20

Inertial Drift will be released on PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC in both digital and physical format on Friday 7th August. The game by Level 91 Entertainment and PQube was made in […]

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07
May

Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 applications are open

07/05/20

Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 is the new entrant scheme for aspiring video game developers. Northern Ireland Screen is looking for motivated individuals who want to develop a career in Northern Ireland’s thriving interactive […]

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06
May

Video Game Marketing Workshops

06/05/20

The Pixel Mill is hosting a series of afternoon workshops focusing on different elements of marketing for games. Running from the 19th-21st May at 3pm. Sessions will last 1 hr and half with […]

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23
Apr

Tranzfuser 2020 deadline extended

23/04/20

***Deadline for applications has been extended to Wednesday 29th April at 12 noon*** Tranzfuser 2020 is now open for applications! Organised by UK Games Talent and Finance CIC (UKGTF) and funded by the […]

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16
Apr

Hypixel Studios to establish headquarters in Derry~Londonderry with support from Riot Games

16/04/20

Creators of the anticipated game Hytale to set up their first physical office with support from Riot Games Hypixel Studios, the videogame developer behind upcoming title Hytale, will establish its headquarters in Derry~Londonderry […]

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15
Apr

Games Development Academy Taster Sessions with Nerve Belfast

15/04/20

Nerve Belfast is running a number of taster sessions as part of the Games Development Academy for young people aged 16-19. The Academy will take place on the following dates: Thursday 23rd April […]

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06
Apr

Platform @ The Pixel Mill welcomes successful companies to the programme

06/04/20

The Pixel Mill is delighted to announce the successful companies that will be part of Platform, the new accelerator programme for video game companies in Northern Ireland. Coffee Box Games, Far Few Giants […]

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06
Mar

Digital Catapult Open-Call: CreativeXR

06/03/20

Digital Catapult and Arts Council England’s CreativeXR is looking for creative teams working with virtual, augmented or mixed reality to apply for the its latest scheme. CreativeXR returns for its third year offering small […]

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