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Trailer Park Group’s Premier Gameplay Video Production and Marketing Studio, Dark Burn Creative, Expands in Europe

February 20, 2024

Trailer Park Group, the global leader in entertainment marketing and content production, today announced that its industry-leading gameplay video production and marketing studio, Dark Burn Creative (DBC), is expanding to Europe with an active presence based in London. The move allows Dark Burn Creative to better serve gaming clients across the UK and Europe with comprehensive services spanning video game campaign strategy, innovative gameplay capture, live-action production, and trailer editorial.

Known for their industry-leading innovation in gameplay-first trailers, DBC serves some of the largest game publishers and development studios in the industry, including Electronic Arts (EA), Epic Games, Riot, and Amazon, and has created gameplay video trailers for blockbuster titles such as ‘Star Wars Jedi: Survivor’ and ‘Fortnite.’

David Messinger, Trailer Park Group Chairman and Interim CEO, said: “Our strategic move to extend Dark Burn Creative’s industry-leading capabilities to Europe not only cements DBC’s position as the foremost authority in gameplay video production and marketing, it also signifies Trailer Park Group’s unwavering commitment to meeting clients and their audience of players where they are. Across all of our capabilities, we intend to continue to set the highest standard for creative excellence in the ever-evolving world of entertainment marketing.”

From left to right: Luke Butland, Trish Garcia-Tuohy,            Joe Talboys, and Geoff Court

The DBC London executive team comprises creative partners Joe Talboys, Luke Butland, and Geoff Court, with Trish Garcia-Tuohy managing business operations. Operating as the European arm of DBC and sharing a deep love for all things gaming, Talboys, Butland, Court, and Garcia- Tuohy boast specialist experience across large- scale marketing projects for major video game developers and publishers in EMEA.

Court said: “Dark Burn is renowned for their absolute commitment to the craft, so, as gamers ourselves with a deep respect for the process, we couldn’t be more excited to join the team and double down on their authentic ‘gamer-first’ approach in Europe. With the full resources of Trailer Park Group at our back, this expansion represents an incredible opportunity to deliver DBC’s signature brand of excellence to the European market.”

“Gaming is a global business, so expanding to Europe is a natural next step in our effort to be a resource to our clients in EMEA and beyond,” said Tanner Boyajian, Co-Founder/President, Dark Burn Creative. “DBC’s offering is rooted in a passion for gaming, an endless pursuit of innovation, and a never-ending commitment to providing outstanding service to our clients, so we jumped at the opportunity to bring aboard four of the UK’s brightest stars in gameplay and game marketing.”

DBC was founded in 2014 and acquired by Trailer Park Group in August of 2022. Collectively, Trailer Park Group’s companies collaborate to serve the world’s top brands, publishers, platforms, studios, and services with ultra-engaging marketing content and experiences that drive audience and business growth.