Category Archives: Events

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 …

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…

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.

OMUK at GDC Europe 2015 and Gamescom

GDC Europe is next week, and OMUK’s Mark Estdale will be doing a talk at the conference on Tuesday August 4th from 15:05 to 15:30, on the challenges of localizing comedy. If you’ve wanted a fresh view of localization, then we hope to see some of you there.

Examples of our most recent work can be found in the 5th Episode of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series, where we cast and recorded a large number of the game&#8217…

Team OMUK Runs the London 10k for GamesAid

We’re running* the London 10k in July for GamesAid, a charity umbrella supporting disadvantaged and disabled children and young people. This cause is especially close to our hearts, so please share this link to our team page. Any donations are of course greatly accepted.

https://www.justgiving.com/teams/omuk

*or as close to running as some of us will get.

OMUK nominated for a Develop Award

It’s a proud moment for us here at OMUK, as we’ve been nominated for the ‘Creative Outsourcer – Audio’ award for our work on Tropico 5 at this year’s Develop Awards.

In addition, other titles we’ve contributed dialogue to have been nominated;

Block N Load – Best New IP
Shards of War – Visual Arts
Dreamfall Chapters – Audio Accomplishment

Congratulations to all of…

OMUK at Nordic Game Conference 2015

 Mark Estdale will be speaking at the Nordic Game Conference 2015 on creating believable characters in games. His talk, which will be a live face captured session, is titled ‘Getting Real’,  and will be at 12:00 on 22nd May 2015 in the Oslo theatre.

Here’s a sample of some the technology in action, from the Faceshift demo at GDC 2015.

OMUK at GDC 2015

Our CEO Mark Estdale will be at GDC and Game Connection San Francisco, demonstrating the power of Game Immersive Voice Recording (GIVR) and CDT (Creative Dialogue Tools). If you’d like to see the magic in action, email info@omuk.com.

Here is GIVR in action.