Edge Interview: Atomhawk's Cumron Ashtiani

When Wheelman developer Midway Newcastle closed its doors on July 14, work stopped on followup game Necessary Force and former staff hurried to find new jobs wherever they could. But art director Cumron Ashtiani had another plan: to found with three of his art team Atomhawk, a new creative visualisation studio that specialises in producing concept art, videos and interface design.

This is the story of how the end of Midway Newcastle marked the start of a new venture for an artist that began his career at such studios as Gremlin in Sheffield before leading art on The Thing at Computer Artworks and on Battalion Wars at Kuju. During his 12 year career the art of making games has transformed, and now he's now part of a new revolution: the rise of a new form of outsourcing - not to far-distant companies but to local and highly experienced specialists.

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