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OMUK’s Mark Estdale To Appear On Panel At SensoriaPro

This Friday, at 10:15AM, OMUK’s very own Mark Estdale will be involved in a panel at SensoriaPro, Sheffield’s festival of music, film and digital entertainment. The panel details are as follows;

Sound Design for Games – 10.15am
We have a fantastic line up that covers music, sound design and dialogue production.
John Broomhall will moderate a panel including sound designer Joanna Orland (Sony Computer Entertainment Euro…

Develop Awards 2014 Nominees

OMUK are delighted to have contributed to 2 of the titles nominated for this year’s Develop Awards, taking place in Brighton on July 9th.

For Audio Accomplishment nominee Wonderbook: Book of Potions, OMUK worked closely with SCE London Studio, providing casting and recording for the title, and had tremendous fun in the process.

For Use of Narrative nominee Broken…

Futuredeam: Theatre in the Cloud?

Theatre in the Cloud? session 5: Sunday 12th January 2014

Acting for Interactive with Mark Estdale: A practical session for interactive designers and actors. The session explores and gets under the hood of writing, design and acting for interactive media.

Mark Estdale is a leading voice director for video games.  In 1996 he founded OMUK a well known and pioneering  production company specialising in voice recording for games.  Mar…

Best Audio in a Game

Wonderbook: Book of Spells and Diggs Nightcrawler developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe – London Studio, and cast and recorded by the OMUK team are two of the five finalists for the TIGA 2013 Game Industry Awards: Best Audio in a Game. Congratulations to SCEE London and Diggs developer Moonbot for the nomination.  Best of luck!

The TIGA Games Industry Awards party will take place on November 6th 2013 at Pinewood Studio…

Mark Estdale – Speaking at Game Sound Con 2013 in Los Angeles

OMUK founder Mark Estdale is teaming up with Mike Csurics at this year’s Game Sound Con in Los Angeles for a special on empowering performance for voice recording in video games.

Sun Nov 03, 11:45-12:45
Advanced VO Capture
(Michael Csurics, Mark Estdale) The standard recording studio, recording software and recording methods were never designed for recording voice for games. You can hammer the round peg into the square hole but yo…

Mark Estdale speaking at Platform 2013

OMUK founder Mark Estdale is a guest speaker for the second year running at Platform 2013.  Mark’s session this year is on voice work in video games and focusses on methods developed to empower actors.

Casting Directors panel at RADA

Thursday 8 Nov 2012.  Casting directors Joyce Nettles and Jeremy Zimmermann join with Mark Estdale for a special panel on casting for 3rd year students at RADA.

It has been a long standing omuk goal to encourage the leading drama schools to take voice acting for video games seriously. Young talent is always needed in games yet the skills required to perform well are frequently either missing or misunderstood. Opening a dialogue with t…

Develop Awards Finalist 2012

We’re proud to have been selected as finalist for the 2012 Develop Award for Audio Outsourcer. This is a much valued acknowledgement of the passion, vision and commitment of a great team. Thanks to everyone who’ve trusted their games to us and thanks to the amazing army of fabulous actors who make our work a joy and throw themselves wholeheartedly and continually into the creative maelstrom.  

London 2012 Comic Con

Mark Estdale’s joining the Jagex team on 27 May at 11:00 at the London 2012 Comic Con for a rather exciting hands-on panel session all about voice and RuneScape.