Animation Now Recognized at BAFTA Games
The British Academy Video Game Awards (by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts - BAFTA), recognising and celebrating creative excellence in games since 2003, are now openning a new category for game animation, separate from the artistic category :
" An Animation category will be introduced to complement the existing Artistic Achievement category, addressing the important role this skillset plays in creating believable and engaging worlds. The category will be covering all elements of animation from player control and ambient animation to facial animation and cinematics." Animators starting more and more to be considered as artists... This means no more separate folder on the office server.
We're slowly getting there, we're slowly getting there.