Why join GDAP?

GDAP offers a variety of benefits to our member studios and partners, from access to console dev kits to sponsored conferences.


Be a part of the official Philippine delegation that will promote the country and your company in various business events


Get access to local and international clients that are looking for outsourcing or partnership.


GDAP is partnered with an HMO that can provide health care benefits to your company.


Members and partners will get free access to GDAP's exclusive events.


GDAP has access to console development kits that your studio may use to port and publish your games.


GDAP provides training and mentorship to individuals, studios & partners that may need help in getting started with game development.


With the government's help, GDAP can provide sponsored access to various international events and game conferences.

Exclusive Software Discounts

Through GDAP's partnership with several organizations, your company may avail exclusive discounts to software and products.


As a valued member/partner of GDAP, your studio will be promoted across our various events and social media platforms.

Interested in becoming a member? Sign up HERE.

Our Services

GDAP's member companies are well-versed in the art of game development. Talk to us and let us know your needs. Let's make wonderful worlds together.


Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance Technicians, or Testers, perform a vital role in this stage of development. They test, tune, debug and suggest […]

Lead Game Programmer

The Lead Programmer leads the programming team responsible for creating all the computer code which runs and controls a game. […]

Game Programming

Game Programming is the very heart of the game development process. Game programmers design and write the computer code that […]


Creative Director

The Creative Director is the key person during the game development process, overseeing any high-level decisions that affect how the […]

Lead Artist

The Lead Artist (also known as Art Director or Creative Manager) is responsible for the overall look of the game. […]

Game Art Design

Artists create the visual elements of a game, such as characters, scenery, objects, vehicles, surface textures, clothing, props, and even […]


Animation in the games industry is the process where the movement and behaviour are portrayed. Most often this is applied […]


Technical Art Design

The Technical Art Design is the bridge between the Art and Programming in a game development process. Technical artists ensure […]

Level Editing

Level Editing involves defining and creating interactive architecture for a segment of a game, including the landscape, buildings and objects. […]

Game Writing

Game writing involves developing the storyline and dialogue of a game. In some game development companies, the game writer is […]

Game Design

Game Design covers devising what a game consists of and how its played. It also where the elements of a […]


External Producer

The External Producer is responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of a game, while working externally from the development team. […]

Assistant Producer

The Assistant (or Junior) Producer works with a game’s production staff to ensure the timely delivery of the highest quality […]

Product Manager

The Product Manager or Brand Managers’s role is to help create and implement marketing campaigns to maximize the sales of […]

Project Management

The Project Manager, is the task of ensuring the successful delivery of a game, on time and within budget. Project […]


Technical Support

Technical support is the link between the game company and the public. Technical support specialists help customers who may have […]

Language Localization – Translation

Language Localization or for some companies, Translation provides input regarding localizing game content. This is where in-game text, voice scripts, […]

Audio Engineering

Audio Engineering involve the creation of the soundtrack for a game. This might include music, sound effects to support the […]

Membership Types

Application Process

  1. Submission of complete requirements for membership application. Please fill-out this form.
  2. We will schedule an interview to get to know the company better.
  3. 3. After the interview, GDAP will send a billing to your representative.
  4. Once paid, you will get an OR and digital membership certificate, to officially state that you're a GDAP member.
  5. We will request your company information so we can include you on GDAP's website.
  6. Be ready to be introduced and indicted in the next General Membership Meeting.

*Note: All membership applications will start as Probationary except Affiliate. Completing specific requirements will render membership as Full.

Core Membership

Core Members are SEC registered companies whose primary line of business is digital game development or any of its related technologies and services. These include game development studios for any platform, digital game art and animation providers, game engine and middleware providers, and game consultants. Applicants who are applying to be a core member must be currently working on or have worked on a digital game.

  • Probationary (annual) - Php 3,000.00
  • 1 to 10 FTE* (annual) - Php 6,000.00
  • 11 to 50 FTE* (annual) - Php 12,000.00
  • 51 to 100 FTE* (annual) - Php 18,000.00
  • 101+ FTE* (annual) - Php 25,000.00
  • Processing Fee** (one time) - Php 5,000.00

*Full Time Employee (Part time is count as half)

**Upon full membership over 10 FTE

Academic Membership

Academic Members are educational institutions that play supporting roles in game development. These include colleges and universities with game-related courses.

  • Probationary (annual) - PHP 6,000.00
  • Full Time (annual) - Php 6,000.00

Affiliate Membership

Affiliate Members are companies and organizations that are registered abroad with no local registration but employ local talents, or companies and organizations that play supporting roles in game development. These include special interest organizations, game talent agencies, music and sound studios, digital animation houses, game publishers, and game distributors.

  • Full Time (annual) - Php 30,000.00

Board of Directors

Solon Chen

Solon Chen

Vice President
Head of Membership Committee

Co-Founder and Studio Manager

KooApps Philippines

Alexis-Mae Geronga

Alexis-Mae Geronga

Corporate Secretary and Board Member
Head of Outbound Missions Committee - Industry Development

Business Development Manager


Danni Ann Taylan

Danni Ann Taylan

Board Member
Head of Marketing Communications Committee


Yangyang Mobile

Lord Christian Gosingtian

Lord Christian Gosingtian

Board Member
Head of Certifications Committee

Director and Co-Founder

ThinkBit IT Solutions

Rafael Iñigo Ortiz

Rafael Iñigo Ortiz

Board Member
Head of Research Committee

Head of Game Development

GCML Resources Inc.

Rafael Cabredo

Rafael Cabredo

Board Member
Head of Academic Community

Dean, College of Computer Studies

De La Salle University

Walter Manalo

Walter Manalo

Board Member
Head of Events and Training Committee

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Ranida Games

Andro Baluyut

Andro Baluyut

Executive Director for Industry Development

Chief Executive Officer


Ryan Abecina

Ryan Abecina

Chief Representative of GDAP Bicol

Creative Director

Mazur Studios

Lawrence Joseph T. Paculan

Lawrence Joseph T. Paculan

Second Representative of GDAP Bicol

Department Chairperson, Digital Arts and Computer Animation

Ateneo de Naga University