TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announced Free Fall Entertainment Limited as its newest member.
Free Fall Entertainment Limited was formed in 2009 by three students passionate about working in the games industry. Since its formation the company has been prototyping game concepts and game environments with the aim of signing one of its products to a developer or publishing house.
David Vandepeer, company founder, explains the company’s vision: “Our aim is to create exciting new game brands that not only entertain but inspire. Since conception we have been committed to producing work of the highest standard. We are extremely dedicated and committed to forging our careers in this fantastic industry.”
David also explained the company’s reasons for joining TIGA: “The team at TIGA have been able to give us fantastic advice and assistance. We hope that by joining the TIGA community we will be able to access more opportunities to grow our network and business.”
Dr. Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO welcomed the company to TIGA: “Free Fall Entertainment is an inspiring addition to the TIGA community. The team at Free Fall are young, hungry and extremely determined and hardworking. We hope to give them all the assistance they need to grow their company and fulfil their ambitions. TIGA is committed to supporting all sectors of the UK games industry, from exciting start-ups to global publishers. We believe that by working together we can make the UK stronger and more successful.”
Notes to editors:
TIGA is the trade association representing the UK’s games industry. The majority of our members are either independent games developers or in-house publisher owned developers. We also have games publishers, outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities amongst our membership. TIGA was awarded ‘Trade Association of the Year’ and the ‘Member Recruitment Award’ at the Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards 2010. TIGA has also been named as a finalist in the 2010 Chartered Management Institute (CMI) National Management and Leadership Awards in the category of ‘The Outstanding Organisation of the Year Award (SME)’.TIGA's vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. We focus on three sets of activities: political representation, generating media coverage and developing services that enhance the competitiveness of our members. This means that TIGA members are effectively represented in the corridors of power, their voice is heard in the media and they receive benefits that make a material difference to their businesses, including a reduction in costs and improved commercial opportunities.
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