Tag Archives: Dr Jo Twist
Tue, Jul 09, 2013 | 21:05 BST
The Develop conference is going on in Brighton, as you know, and below you will find a video interview with UKIE CEO Jo Twist. In it, she discusses about what the trade body can achieve for Britain’s new and independent game developers. Develop runs through July 11.
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 | 01:25 GMT
British trade body UKIE has provided a list of guidelines as to how the British Government should assess the cultural relevance of games when local developers and publishers apply for tax relief.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 | 14:10 BST
Epic and Train2Game have announced the panel which will be judging the entries for Make Something Unreal Live. Among others, Steve Jackson, co-creator, “Fighting Fantasy”, Ian Livingstone, and Peter Molyneaux will preside.
Fri, Dec 09, 2011 | 15:47 GMT
UKIE has announced it has appointed former Channel 4 editor Dr Jo Twist as its new CEO. The firm believes her background in education will benefit the trade body, and she will step into this new role on January 9. “UKIE has already achieved so much in bringing the potential of our games industry to the national debate, and I am hugely excited to represent its members and help shape its vision for 2012 and on,” said Twist in a statement. UKIE chairman Andy Payne seems delighted with bringing Twist on as a well, stating that the firm took its time “to find the right CEO” and “Jo’s passion for games and her background in media and commissioning” will further help UK games and interactive entertainment makers.