21 September 2021 – The General Assembly of the European Games Developer Federation (EGDF) has gathered on September 10th to discuss EGDF plans for the next time period. During the GA, David Rabineau from SNJV, France, was elected as a new board member of EGDF.
As an active game developer for 9 years, David Rabineau has worked in France, Finland and the United States spending most of his career as a Producer & Studio lead. He is currently CEO of Paris-based indie studio Homo Ludens and Vice President of France’s game trade association SNJV in charge of International affairs. David said: “As a strong believer in European collaboration, it’s a great honor to join the EGDF board! I will do my best to carry the voice of the thousands of incredibly talented indie developers in Europe with the EGDF partners.”
“France is a pillar in the European video games industry and its developer community has shown its capabilities to renew itself and stay on top – as such we are very happy that with David Rabineau as part of the board a new generation steps up to shape the European games ecosystem. EGDF was always about hearing the industry’s needs without disrupting what we have achieved already in the past – our new board reflects this approach and will help us achieve our goals even more effectively than before. ” stated Hendrik Lesser, president of EGDF.
ABOUT EGDF – Uniting the European game dev industry
The European Games Developer Federation e.f. (EGDF) unites national trade associations representing game developer studios based in 18 European countries: Austria (PGDA), Belgium (FLEGA), Czechia (GDACZ), Denmark (Producentforeningen), Finland (Suomen pelinkehittäjät), France (SNJV), Germany (GAME), Lithuania (LZKA), Italy (IIDEA), Malta (MVGSA), Netherlands (DGA), Norway (Produsentforeningen), Poland (PGA), Romania (RGDA), Spain (DEV), Sweden (Spelplan-ASGD), Slovakia (SGDA), Turkey (TOGED) and the United Kingdom (TIGA). Altogether, through its members, EGDF represents more than 2 500 game developer studios, most of them SMEs, employing more than 35 000 people.
Contact for EGDF:
Andreea Sava, tel: +40761778824
Communication Coordinator, European Games Developer Federation (EGDF)