ON THE BLOG: Resources for your Video Games application
With this year's deadline to submit an application for the Video Games scheme fast approaching on 27 February 2019, we have compiled the following resources to help you to complete your application:
Not sure if you are eligible?
- Read our overview together with the official guidelines and use our eligibility checklist to first find out if you meet the criteria.
- Still not sure what makes a 'narrative' game? Take a look at what has made the cut in the past.
Want to know how it all works?
- Two other key reads are the guide for applicants which takes you through the application process and answers some FAQS, and the guide for experts which will break down how points are awarded in the application.
Applying to Creative Europe for the first time?
Watch our video tutorials to learn how to set-up an ECAS account, register your company in the Participant Portal and download the e-Form.
Need a helping hand?
- Get in touch. Our team of specialists based around the UK are on hand to offer free advice and support before the application is submitted.
- Don't forget the attachments: specific templates are available for Annexes 2, 3, 4 with info on what to include in 1 and 5 available in the guide for applicants. Be careful not to go over the 10MB limit!
Wondering what makes a successful project?
- The strategies you write in the e-Form are key to scoring maximum points, so read our tips to get a sense of what the experts are looking for.
- Discover how others did it: read our blog from Klassefilm in Denmark or The Game Bakers in France, or check out our YouTube channel to hear from funded developers at our Telling Tales workshop.
- Take a look through the funded projects section of our website for examples of UK companies funded through this scheme.
- The European Commission has also published details of all projects funded to date through the scheme on a dedicated platform on their website.
Image: Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power is a 3D fantasy platforming game from Finnish studio Frozenbyte that was awarded Creative Europe funding in 2014. It is available for Windows, Mac & Linux on Steam, Humble Bundle and GOG.com, as well as on iOS and PS4.
24 Jan 2019