A talented teenager from Northwood has made it to the final of a young game designers' competition.

Northwood student Isabella Zhang has beaten hundreds of other hopeful entrants to reach the final of the BAFTA Young Game Designers competition.

The 14-year-old has been shortlisted for the Game Concept 10-14 category for her creative game, Kitty Crash.

Isabella said: "As a finalist, I am looking forward to sharing my game concept with other finalists, and seeing what innovative and fun ideas they have also come up with."

Other finalists in the Game Concept 10-14 category include 13-year-old Hitha Rashvin from Hampstead.

In the annual competition, which has been promoting young talent since 2010, budding game designers from across the country, aged between 10 and 18, can enter two awards.

The YGD Game Concept Award rewards the most original and best thought-out game idea.

The YGD Game Making Award celebrates the most impressive use of coding skills to create a prototype game.

Harrow Times: One of Isabella's designs for her gameOne of Isabella's designs for her game (Image: BAFTA)

These games have been judged for their creativity and technical execution.

The winners will be selected based on their game design and suitability for the chosen platform.

The aim is to encourage these young talents towards careers in game design, making the industry more accessible to the coming generations.

This year's award ceremony is set for for 12pm, June 27.

It will be digitally streamed on Bafta's YouTube channel and will be hosted by comedian and actor Inel Tomlinson.

The 2024 winners will be featured as part of the Power Up exhibition at the Science Museum in London and at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester from June 28.