Huddersfield Students Through To “Search For A Star” Final

The “Search For A Star” finalists have been announced and it’s good news for the University of Huddersfield!

 

Across multiple categories, six games students from the University of Huddersfield have made it through to the final stage of Aadvark Swift’s “Search For A Star” and “Rising Star” competitions.

 

Check out everyone’s submissions below!

 

Search For A Star: Character Art

 

Maxim Zazulak

Maxim Zazulak Search For A Star Entry - HudUniGames

Maxim Zazulak Search For A Star Entry – HudUniGames

Michael Starovoytov

Michael Starovoytov Search For A Star Entry - HudUniGames

Michael Starovoytov Search For A Star Entry – HudUniGames

Rising Star: Character Art

 

Ellie Brown

Ellie Brown Rising Star Entry - HudUniGames

Ellie Brown Rising Star Entry – HudUniGames

Rising Star: Environment Art

 

Samuel Sharpe

 

Search For A Star: VFX

 

Robert Potter

 

I entered into the Search for a Star competition in the VFX/Animation category. For the first stage I submitted a deformable snow shader I made for my personal project in Unreal Engine 4. That got me through to round 2, in which the VFX artists were tasked with creating an over the top Sci-fi projectile effect in which one sphere had to shoot another in Unreal Engine 4. Here’s my submission:

 

I received 2nd place and have subsequently made it through to the finals.

 

Search For A Star: Code

 

Nick Chilvers is through to the final with his submission: Galactic Defence – A Real Time Strategy game with Tower Defence elements.

 

 

We’ll be following their progress and keeping you updated with the results!