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BAFTA Guru live Weekend

Saturday,  30 April, 14:15,  As part of the BAFTA Guru live weekend OMUK’s Mark Estdale joins Will Freeman, Delyth Thomas, Oliver Hollis and John Dower in the David Lean Room, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LN  to “unpick the process of capturing human performance for games, exploring directing, motion capture, voice r…

OMUK and CDT At GDC 2016

At this year’s GDC (Game Developers Conference) in San Francisco, Mark Estdale will be demonstrating our proprietary Creative Dialogue Tools (CDT). CDT is the engine that powers Game Immersive Voice Recording (GIVR) and has been developed and tested on over 300 titles. It’s designed by dialogue specialists for dialogue specialists. CDT can transform dialogue production for your game and we’ll be demonstrating how at the UKIE …

Deponia Doomsday

Continuing our partnership with Daedalic Entertainment, OMUK has once again returned to the trash planet of Deponia for more adventures with Rufus. The fourth game in the trilogy, Deponia Doomsday sees Rufus travelling through time, encountering familiar characters along with way.

OMUK provided Localization services for the title, alongside Casting, Recording and Direction.

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OMUK’s Victoria Prentice Interviewed By Ukie

For this week’s entry in the Ukie careers series, OMUK Studio Manager Victoria Prentice was interviewed about her career in games. Beginning her career at OMUK in 2012 as an audio engineer, Victoria is an integral part of the OMUK team. In the interview, she discusses a typical day, career highlights, and briefly touches on unannounced projects we’re involved with. There are also tips for those starting out in the industry, and str…

Simon Amstell stars in Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist

Working with new studio Crows! Crows! Crows!, formed by Stanley Parable designer William Pugh, OMUK was excited to to cast, record and direct Simon Amstell in Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist. The game is a short 15-20 minute experience, with a unique premise that swiftly unfolds upon playing. To describe it any further would ruin the experience.

OMUK’s Victoria Prentice co-directed c…

The OMUK Armoury Expands

As visitors to our Pakenham Street studio are aware, OMUK plays host to a large sword collection, for both authentic sound design & historical interest. Recently, we made the decision to reorganize this collection, with team members taking it upon themselves to construct a rack and secure the swords in a variety of locations. We used some environmental ingenuity too, recycling magnets from the hard drive graveyard to hold the swords in pl…

OMUK at MIGS 2015

Attending MIGS – Montreal International Game Summit next week? OMUK’s Mark Estdale will be delivering a tale on Acting and Espionage, and we’d like to meet you. For more information, email info@omuk.com. We’re looking forward to meeting some of you in Montreal. A full description of Mark’s talk follows;

A practical, hands on and fun immersion in how what the MI6 and the CIA know about acting can liberate a…

Telltale’s Game of Thrones Concludes November 17th

To celebrate the announcement that Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series will conclude on November 17th with the release of the 6th and final episode, Telltale Games have released a new video, featuring interviews with the stars of the HBO show, alongside footage of the sessions.

These interviews were recorded at OMUK, as actors Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Snow), Kit Harrington (Jon Snow), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) and Natali…

Slides Available From Mark Estdale’s Talk at GDC Europe

Following a successful talk at GDC Europe, the slides and transcript from OMUK Founder Mark Estdale’s talk are now available to view for free in the GDC Vault. If have a membership to the vault itself, a filmed version of the talk is also available to view.

Covering Mark’s experience of working with Telltale Games on Wallace and Gromit, through to localizing Daedalic’s Deponia series and KING Art’s Book of Unwrit…

Esper 2 Announced at Oculus Connect 2

OMUK returned to the ESPR organization this month with Coatsink Software, providing casting, voice direction and voice recording for their latest VR experience.

Joining the returning voice of Eric Meyers in Esper 2 will be Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz), Sean Pertwee (Killzone 2, Gotham) and Lara Pulver (Spooks, Sherlock).

Esper 2 will be released for the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus.