Thursday, 13 April 2017

Uclan Games Design Student, Siân Knight, Finalist in 'Break Through Talent' Award.

Congratulations to UCLan's 3rd year Games Design Student, Siân Knight for being
selected as a Finalist in the Women in Games Breakthrough Talent awards.…/women-in-games-awards-2017-f…/0180996…/women-in-games-awards-2017-f…/0180996

The finalists of this year’s Women in Games Awards have been announced.

Taking place on Friday May 19th at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London, the Women in Games Awards 2017 will see MCV, Develop and eSports Pro celebrate the plethora of female talent in the games industry across eight individual awards.

The event is sponsored by Twitch, Aardvark Swift, Rovio, Insert Coin and Ukie.

This year's categories include New Development Talent, Creative Impact, Rising Star, Businesswoman of the Year, Career Mentor, eSports Contender, Outstanding Contribution and Breakthrough Talent.

For more info on the ceremony, sponsorship opportunities and tickets enquiries, please check the event's website. And the finalists are...


Anya Elvidge – Trainee Campaign Map Artist, Creative Assembly
Jess Hider – European Community Manager for Unreal Engine, Epic Games
Naomi Kotler – Games Designer, Supermassive Games
Rosa Carbo-Mascarell – Games Lead, Creative Industries Federation
Alessia Nigretti – Professional Services, University of Sussex
Maria Fernanda Díez Huerta – Games Designer and Producer, Freelance
Sian Knight – Games Design Student, UCLan

To see some examples of Sian's work, you can follow these links:
Sketchfab models here, go take a peek! --
and more work can be seen in The Rookies Competition here.