Philippines – Manila

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IGDA Philippines – Manila is a chapter of the largest non-profit membership organization in the world serving all individuals who create games. The organization helps build the local game development industry by focusing on capacity building, connecting peers, and increasing awareness, not just in the Philippines, but also globally.

Partnering with local studios, academic institutions, and technology spaces, the chapter is committed to enriching the careers and livelihood of game developers by providing safe spaces, promoting professional development, and proactively advocating on issues that affect the developer community.

Board Members

  • JD Abeneza, Chairperson
  • Paolo Jalbuena, Vice Chairperson
  • Gwen Foster, Secretary
  • Kyle Garcia, Treasurer
  • Javi Almirante
  • Ronnie Legaspi
  • James Roland Lo
  • Jester Tesoro
  • Arvee Verame

To learn more about the previous community organizers and the milestones of our chapter, you may learn about our history through here.

Social Media

Visit our website,, for more information on our Chapter’s community efforts. Like our Facebook Page and follow our Twitter Account for the most recent news and announcements. Join our discussion  on our Facebook Group and our Discord. For partnerships, you may contact us below.



Gwen Foster
Paolo Jalbuena
Kyle Garcia
Jester Tesoro
Javi Almirante
Arvee Verame


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