Whether you love to code, draw or write the story, BAFTA YGD gives you an insight into the world of game making, as well the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences with top game makers through our annual competition.
The competition allows you to explore the different areas of making a video game: enter the Game Making Award or Game Concept Award. If you’re chosen as a finalist, you could see your gaming idea turned into a reality, win amazing prizes and get to meet the some of the biggest stars of the industry at a glitzy awards ceremony in London!
You can also nominate an inspirational leader for our YGD Mentor Award.
YGD also provides information, support, and resources for teachers and code club leaders who want to include game creation and the YGD competition in their teaching, afterschool clubs and code clubs.
For those already making their own games and in the know about coding.
For those who love to draw, write or create stories.
Awarded to a figure or organisation in the professional games industry that supports young game designers.
Know an inspirational and hard-working teacher or code club leader? Nominate them for the YGD Mentor Award.