Today, Liquid Crimson and members of the Guildford Games Community announced that the Guildford.Games Awards, a brand new event sponsored by Wargaming UK, and Liquid Crimson, will take place as part of the inaugural Guildford.Games Festival on 29th June 2019.
- The Guildford.Games Awards aim to reward, promote, and celebrate talented individuals and games companies located in Guildford, UK.
- The awards will be a key highlight of the inaugural Guildford.Games Festival programme.
- Sponsors are Wargaming UK, and Liquid Crimson.
As part of the recently announced inaugural Guildford.Games Festival, the Guildford.Games Awards will be a cultural celebration of the talented individuals and studios living and working in the Guildford postcode area, further cementing its reputation of being the ‘Hollywood of Games’.
Sponsored by Wargaming UK, and Liquid Crimson, the Guildford.Games Awards are now open via the website, with the deadline for nominations being 17th May 2019.
There are eight award categories that will focus on; Creativity, Collaboration, Community, Education, Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion, and Experience of the Year, as well as a Guildford Hero Award.
The Guildford.Games Awards Judges are hugely respected members of the Guildford Games Community, and will have the difficult task of whittling all the nominations down to 3 finalists per category, with winners being announced by hosts Lauren Carter (SEGA) and Kitty Powers (Magic Notion) on the night.
This year’s judges are:
Matt Webster – EA
Lorraine Ansell – Voice Artist and BAFTA Crew Games Member
Dan Thomas – Etch Play
Adele Cutting – Soundcuts
Chris Roberts – Stellar Entertainment
Matthew Wiggins – Mojiworks
Greg Howson – Supermassive
Richard Franke – Magic Notion
“We are delighted to be part of the biggest gaming hub in the UK, and the Guildford.Games Awards are a great way of shining a light on some of the amazing talents who work here.”
Sean Decker, Product Director at Wargaming UK
“Guildford is known as the Hollywood of Games, and Liquid Crimson is proud to be sponsoring and organising these awards which we want to feel as special as the Oscars! There will be free food from a pop-up kitchen South African BBQ, cocktails and local artesian drinks, plus music from the Bellefleurs. Most importantly, it will be a chance for all the people and companies in the area to unite in celebrating all the hard work they do and the fantastic games they make that are loved worldwide.”
Jason Lord, Founder of Liquid Crimson
More information is available at Guildford.Games/Awards