Affiliates

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Ukie

Ukie (UK Interactive Entertainment) is the only trade body for the UK’s wider games and interactive entertainment industry. We are a not-for-profit and are passionate about games, games businesses and their place in the world.

http://ukie.org.uk

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TIGA

TIGA is the non-profit trade association representing the UK’s games industry. Our members include independent games developers, in-house publisher-owned developers, outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities.

http://www.tiga.org

Barclays

Barclays is supporting Game Republic as an Affiliate Member, sponsorship of key events and also special events and help at the Eagle Lab venues.

https://labs.uk.barclays

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British Film Institute

The BFI was founded in 1933. We are a charity governed by a Royal Charter. We combine cultural, creative and industrial roles, bringing together the BFI National Archive and BFI Reuben Library, film distribution, exhibition and education at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX, publishing and festivals. The BFI manages the cultural test for games companies to qualify for tax relief.

BFI website

DLA Piper

DLA Piper works with many of the world’s leading technology companies, offering advice throughout a broad range of areas – from corporate transactions to IP protection, patent law and litigation, and including regulatory, compliance, employment and contracting issues.

https://www.dlapiper.com/en/uk/sectors/technology/ 

Eaton Smith

Whether you are a video games publisher, developer or freelancer, or are a licensor or prospective licensee of a property or are involved in the video games industry in some other way, we understand the game development environment and pressures under which you operate. If you need legal assistance with your game development projects, we can help.

Eaton Smith website

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Escape Technology

We are a technology reseller and services provider for visual effects. Based in the UK and Germany, we work with industry leading technology partners to offer sales, consultation, leasing, finance and technical support from our in-house team.

https://www.escape-technology.com

HOST Salford

HOST Salford is the home of the UK’s first Unity Centre of Excellence with an incubator and train-the-trainer programmes.

https://www.hostsalford.com/programmes/unity-centre-of-excellence-incubator-programme/

Irwin Mitchell

At Irwin Mitchell, we pride ourselves in understanding people. We understand that everybody’s situation is different, be it business or personal.

https://www.irwinmitchell.com/business/sectors/media-and-entertainment/video-games-interactive-entertainment

SIGN

The Screen Industries Growth Network (SIGN) is a unique, business-facing initiative supporting the TV, film and games industries in Yorkshire and the Humber.

https://screen-network.org.uk

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SpecialEffect

We’re dedicated to using technology to enhance the quality of life of people with physical disabilities.

http://www.specialeffect.org.uk

Wakefield Council

Wakefield Council provides local services including education, social care, culture, leisure, waste, planning, transport

www.wakefield.gov.uk

Wordarch Studio

Wordarch is a Turkish indie game localization studio based in the UK. Our clients range from publishers like Annapurna Interactive to solo indie devs. We localised titles like 12 Minutes, The Artful Escape, Last Stop, I AM DEAD, Move or Die, Lake, and many more. With Wordarch Studio, localisation makes sense.

https://wordarch.uk/

XR Stories

XR Stories is investing in Yorkshire as a centre for world-leading, innovative digital storytelling.

https://xrstories.co.uk