Are you a games developer in the South West? Asks the latest e-epistle from Creative England. If you are, you’re called on to apply to Creative England GamesLab for grants of £10,000 to £50,000 to completely develop a new game IP for commercial release
What’s the Creative England GamesLab, you may ask? Why, it’s a £1m programme providing expertise and grants for emerging and established games companies in the South West.
The programme of investment, which includes funding, workshops and business expertise, is designed to aid and sustain the growth of the South West’s games industry through the development of innovative games and IP. Creative England GamesLab aims to create the conditions necessary for the most innovative and commercially astute games companies from around the region to flourish.
The bad news is applications to the programme close on September 16. Check out more info and apply.
But if you miss it, all is not lost, because the news goes on to say: ‘Creative England GamesLab is offering South West businesses the chance to receive one of 10 free VIP passes to the GameHorizon Investment Summit and the sold-out Eurogamer expo.
Creative England has teamed up with the UK’s premier indie games developer investment event and Europe’s biggest games Expo to offer a fantastic opportunity to new games companies in the South West.’