Minecraft has long been a feature of our Insight reports. Here’s a few slides based on data from our kids community about just why Microsoft paid $2.5B to acquire this community…
We met with our new partners at Knowle West Media Centre in Bristol to find out more about the work the charity does involving young people in the community within creative technologies and the arts! Beccy Thomas, the Head of the Young People’s Programme discusses KWMC and why young people should get involved in activities such as The Future8 Awards. Continue reading
In our search for the best under 17 digital talent in the UK, we couldn’t miss making a trip to Tech Camp in London, to meet some aspiring games creators and makers at work. Continue reading
As the deadline for entries fast approaches, we are very excited to announce that Bin Weevils, the unique 3D virtual world for kids, is sponsoring The Future8 Awards Web category! They will be offering a once-in-a-lifetime prize to one lucky aspiring web developer…
Three days to go! We are incredibly excited to announce that the Future8 Awards Games category will be sponsored by top sports game creators, Stick Sports! The winner of the Games category will get a once in a lifetime chance to develop their game with Stick Sports’ CEO, Paul Collins.
With just FOUR DAYS left to enter, brace yourself for another major Future8 prize announcement! We are very pleased to announce that NOW Music, the biggest selling compilation series, has partnered with The Future8 Awards to exclusively sponsor our Music Category – aimed at aspiring musicians, singers and producers aged 7-17.
The creative minds who brought you top animation software tool Moviestorm have joined The Future8 Awards and are backing our initiative of getting young people involved in creative fields: in their case, Animation! We met with Andrew Kennedy, Managing Director, to get to know our friends over at Moviestorm a little better and find out how they’re helping young creatives and Future8 entrants! Continue reading