the shortlist

After an incredible response from the UK games industry, which saw over 400 individual entries and nominations submitted, we are delighted to reveal the talented women that have made the shortlist and are still in the running to win a MCV Women In Games Award.

Rising star of the year – development

LARA COULSON

Ubisoft Reflections

DAISY FERNANDEZ

State of Play

SARAH LONGTHORNE

Sumo Nottingham

JOSIE MESSA

Multiplay/Unity Technologies
 

JASMINE MOORE
Sumo Nottingham

ANASTASIA WYATT

Inkle

Rising star of the year – Business

GEMMA COOPER

Bandai Namco UK

SOLA KASALI

Electronic Arts (EA)

AMY MALLETT

IGN (Ziff Davis)

LAURA MARTIN

Ukie/Digital Schoolhouse

CINZIA MUSIO

Splash Damage

NATALIE WICKS

Double Eleven

CREATIVE IMPACT OF THE YEAR

MIRIAM BELLARD

Rockstar North

HOLLIE EMERY

Bonsai Games

LAUREN FRAZER

Ubisoft Reflections

LUCIANA NASCIMENTO
Bunnyhug

  

MOHRAG TAYLOR

Creative Assembly

OLIVIA WOOD

Failbetter Games

TECHNICAL IMPACT OF THE YEAR

 DUYGU CAKMAK

Creative Assembly
 

ALEXIA CHRISTOFI

Playstation London Studio

MAITLAND HEMBY
Boss Alien (Natural Motion)

 

KEXIN LI

Bossa Studios
 

CATALINA LUCA

Unity

LESLEYANN WHITE

Failbetter Games 

comms impact of the year

HANNAH FLYNN

Failbetter Games

 

ABBIE HEPPE

Media Molecule

 

MARINA KOH

Capcom

 

LOUISE MARCHANT

Ubisoft

 

CLAIRE SHARKEY

Weather Factory

 

ROZ TUPLIN

Games London

businesswoman of the year

LOTTIE BEVAN

Weather Factory

 

CATHERINE BYGRAVE

Activision Blizzard

 

SARA GROVER

WB Games UK

 

ANN HURLEY
Testronic

 

KAT OSMAN
Lick PR

 

KIRSTY RIGDEN

FuturLab 

journalist OF THE YEAR

LAURA KATE DALE

 Kotaku UK

VIC HOOD

 TechRadar

EMMA KENT

Eurogamer

 

ELLE OSILI-WOOD

PlayStation Access

DANIELLE PARTIS
InfluencerUpdate.biz

JORDAN ERICA WEBBER

Freelance

campaigner of the year

LUCY BOXALL

Creative Assembly

MARIJAM DIDŽGALVYTĖ
Game Workers Unite International, Clapton Community Esports Club & Left Left Up

JAY-ANN LOPEZ
Black Girl Gamers

 

FELICIA PREHN

Nopia Oy Ltd

LIZ PRINCE

G Into Gaming

CHELLA RAMANAN

POC in Play/Freelance writer

mentor of the year

SALLY BLAKE

Hammerhead

KRISTRUN FRIDRIKSDOTTIR

Sports Interactive/GEL

ROBERTA LUCCA
Bossa Studios

ROBIN MILTON

Access Creative College

TINA LAURO POLLOCK

Brain & Nerd

CAOIMHE RODDY

Girls Make Games