Centroid Joins TIGA

01 March 2010

TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announced Centroid as its newest member.

Centroid is Europe's largest Motion Capture facility, based at Pinewood Studios, offering all aspects of performance and animal capture. The team at Centroid have worked on countless games titles including Guitar Hero 5; Prince Caspian; Eve Online; World of Darkness; Silent Hill Origins and the highly anticipated APB and Brink.

Centroid also boasts a wealth of experience in motion capture for feature films and TV, having worked on movie blockbusters including Quantum of Solace; Harry Potter; 2012; The Wolfman; Prince Of Persia - Sands Of Time; Ridley Scott's Robin Hood and recently Evian’s‘roller skating babies’ advert.

Phil Stilgoe, Operations Director at Centroid explains the company’s reasons for joining TIGA:

“At Centroid we are extremely passionate about our work and pushing the boundaries of what is possible through motion capture and pre-visualisation technology. We are lucky enough to have worked with some of the best names in video games, film and TV. However, we are constantly looking for new partners and would encourage any UK developer to get in touch if they would like discuss the latest motion capture techniques or visit us at Pinewood and take a tour of the facility.”

Richard Wilson CEO at TIGA adds:

“The team at Centroid have unparalleled expertise in motion capture for video games, TV and feature films. Centroid is a great example of the world-beating technology and talent we have in the UK creative industries. We hope our members will benefit from their knowledge and experience.”

For more information about Centroid visit www.centroid3d.com

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Notes to editors:

About TIGA:

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 outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities amongst our membership.

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.

For further information, please contact Eva Field, TIGA PR Manager on: 07814 039 983, or email eva@tiga.org


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