The British Academy of Film and Television Arts have announced that Neville
Longbottom actor Matthew Lewis will be the Young Game Designers Ambassador
for the Academy's new initiative. BAFTA have revealed details of the Young
Game Designers competition, which asks teams of three people between the
ages of 11 and 16 to create and submit a design for a new video game.
According to a press release issued by BAFTA, the winning team will be
announced in November at the EA British Academy Children's Awards. The press
release describes Lewis' role as follows:
Matthew Lewis, best known to fans of the Harry Potter films as Neville
Longbottom, has come onboard as the BAFTA Young Game Designers Ambassador.
He will promote awareness of the competition to the media, children and
their parents and sit on the competition's judging panel.
Matt Lewis was among the featured speakers at yesterday's launch event for
the competition, which took place at Walthamstow Academy.
To find out more about the competition, open to residents of the UK, take a
look at the BAFTA Young Game Designers website.
BAFTA Young Game Designers.
(British Academy of Film and Television Arts)
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