Driving The Industry
The European Games Developer Federation is committed to the stimulation and development of a stable, vibrant and creative European games development sector that is competitive globally and recognized culturally.
The EGDF will act to advance the political and economic interests of the European computer and video games industry by providing a platform for collaboration and discussion between European institutions and game developers.
The federation represents some 600 studios based in Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom, which together employ about 17,000 people. The European computer and video games industry, including distributors and students in game educations, encompasses almost 100,000 individuals.
6.2.2015 Unofficial Creative Europe checklist
EGDF has published an unofficial Creative Europe checklist for developers applying the funding…Read more
6.2.2015 The new call for creative Europe programme is open, EGDF finds administrative reforms alarming
17.12.2014 EGDF congratulates SNJV for the successful reform of the French Video Game Tax Credit system
As an outcome the following changes are introduced to the eligibility criteria for productions in order to (1) make games for adults eligible (subject to the absence of scenes of extreme violence), (2) lower the eligibility limit for productions to €100,000 and (3) widen the bracket of spending taken into account for calculating the tax credit… Read more
21.10.2014 EGDF condemns recent online harassment in video game community
The European Games Developer Federation (EGDF) strongly condemns the extreme attacks on and harassment of anyone based on their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic or social origin, language, disability, political or religious beliefs… Read more
European Innovative Games Award (EIGA) by Frankfurt am Main and Hessen-IT
The call for the European Innovative Games Award (EIGA) 2014 is s open. Until the March 15th, developers, publishers, freelancers and young professionals from all Member States of the EU can submit their games for the award. Read more..
EGDF supports Quo Vadis and International Games Week in Berlin 21.-23.4.2015
We’ve got news from QUO VADIS and INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN: The ticket sale for Quo Vadis, Europe’s longest-standing professional game developers’ conference, has started. The members of EGDF’s member associations will have a 15% discount for conference passes. Read more…
EGDF supports Nordic Game Conference in Malmö 20.-22.5.2015
The gaming universe is rapidly expanding, with technological innovation and creativity as the driving forces. At the same time the industry is in motion, moving towards consumers as well as making game developers even better connected. Nordic Game 2015: The Blueshift Edition will explore these trends, bringing together the vibrant Nordic game development community with its global peers. The members of EGDF’s member associations will have a 15% discount for conference passes. Read more…
Your primary point of contact with the EGDF is our COO Jari-Pekka Kaleva. For each national member organisation there is an appointed EGDF representative:
The postal address and registered head office of the EGDF is: European Games Developer Federation Eteläranta 10, 00130 Helsinki, Finland
Phone: +358 (0)9 4289 1606
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