Get the inside-track on the UK gaming industry from those in the know.
The UK games industry is worth more than £5billion, and a staggering 9% of the games industry is based here! That encapsulates more than 150 amazing companies, such as Rockstar Leeds (Grand Theft Auto), Sumo Digital (Crackdown 3) and Team17 (Worms).
If you’re interested in getting into the games industry yourself, then be sure to come along to this L19 event, whatever your age – whether you’re in primary school, university, or in a completely different career!
Hear from experienced industry experts about some of the jobs that are available in the industry and what they involve on a day-to-day basis, with various talks and an industry panel where you can ask questions.
Whether it’s programming, game design, art and animation, sound and music, or being a YouTuber or professional gamer, Get Into Gaming will help you discover more about getting into a career in the games industry.
You’ll also be able to join in friendly workshops on how to make various kinds of games, try out an incredible new VR experience and play some fantastic new games made by developers based in Yorkshire and across the UK.
The games industry is one of the most exciting, inclusive and fastest-growing creative industries – find out how you could get more involved in this special Leeds International Festival event!
Best suited for ages 8 upwards.