We’re Thud Media, an award winning development studio making games, apps and experiences for various platforms. We are specialists in Unity with several game releases to our name for PC and mobile, as well as studio (TV) and installations. In addition they have created over twenty HTML5 games for browser and mobile platforms since the company began.
The company is based in Cardiff, Wales alongside Cloth Cat Animation; we have a rich grounding in design, animation and VFX and combine this with our technical expertise to deliver compelling interactive content.
Whatever your venture may be, get in touch and Thud Media will help turn your ideal interactive project into a reality.
Ben is the Creative Producer for Thud Media and has many years’ experience in designing games and managing their delivery. Before Thud he worked for a decade in the animation industry, covering many areas of content production with predominant focus on development, design, technique, technology and workflow.
He has worked in supervisory and management roles on numerous broadcast series including: Boj (Sprout/CBeebies), Rastamouse (BBC/Worldwide), The Lingo Show (BBC), Iconicles (BBC) and Fun with Claude (ZDF/Playhouse Disney).
He is involved in leading creative approach, seeking development opportunities for content, idea generation and technology progression within the group.
Shane is the Head of Interactive Development and Senior Developer at Thud Media with a long track record of delivering development projects.
With a background in animation and interactive design, Shane joined Thud Media from the start to oversee the development of all interactive projects on a creative and technical level.
Since joining in 2013, Shane has worked on and managed over 30 projects for Thud Media; starting out as a Flash/HTML developer before advancing to Unity C#, custom APIs and writing his own engines.
He sets up working practices and development pipelines for game development using his deep technical understanding and attention to detail.
Thud Media is a member of Games Wales, a non-profit industry group made up of Welsh games developers, educational institutions, media partners and industry bodies with a shared interest in promoting the games industry in Wales.
We are involved in the Games Wales steering group and also helping to organise one of the most important events in the GW calendar: the Wales Games Development Show, an annual expo of exhibitors, workshops, speakers and more. Following on from 5 successful WGDS events, 2017’s show will be bigger and bolder; on June 10th 2017 the Welsh industry will be joining forces with our Celtic cousins to highlight all the great work from around Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to present the Celtic Games Show at Tramshed and Tramshed Tech. Expect exhibitors, masterclasses, educational workshops, business advice, awards and lots and lots of games.
For the group’s latest activities follow @gameswales on Twitter.