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OMUK attending EGX Rezzed 2018 – Come and meet us

OM will be attending EGX Rezzed this year. Our very own Project Manager Megan Rice will be helping out on the GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair to give one-to-one advice to those looking to get a job games. Alongside other industry volunteers and Video Games Ambassadors she will be holding portfolio review session from 10am – 12pm on Friday 13th April.

The Careers Advice and Portfolio Reviews section of the Career Fair will take pl…

We are Hiring – Join the team!

We are looking to expand our core team in London, we currently have two vacancies full descriptions can be found below. If you’d like to join our motley crew of sound makers and rule breakers email your CV/LinkedIn profile to info@omuk.com with position you’d like to apply for in the subject line.

Game Dialogue Engineer:

OM is looking for an experienced sound engineer to join our team.
The studio is based in London ne…

Horizon Zero Dawn Casting

Over the years we’ve cast and recorded voices for many iconic games. Horizon Zero Dawn is our latest venture. For any title, casting the actors to bring the developer’s creations to life is one of the greatest challenges and pleasures of our work at OM. When a developer connects with the actor and the actor with the developer there is a magic that happens which enriches the process of creation and the experience of the player. …

We’re in Los Angeles

We’re delighted to announce that we have opened our first studio in Los Angeles. The studio known as ‘Vault 501‘ is five blocks from the Santa Monica beach.

Vault 501 is the first Game Immersive Voice Recording (GIVR) facility in North America and as such it is a showcase space for both GIVR and Creative Dialogue Tools. CDT is the software that enables the GIVR methodology.

Vault 501 has an open door policy. G…

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…

Gamescom 2014

We’re at Gamescom in Cologne next week 13th to 15th August. We’ve  a fabulous array of titles at the show this year, new tech and our party hats on. It would be great to see you there.

Tropico 5 Coming This Year

The team at OMUK are delighted to have collaborated with Kalypso Media on the upcoming Tropico 5. We provided casting, voice direction and voice recording for the return of El Presidente, and this trailer speaks for the fun we had bringing him to life.

Great reception at GDC for Creative Dialogue Tools (CDT)

CDT got described as “the Holy Grail of game dialogue”. Not a bad start to GDC 2013. The tools don’t look sexy but what they do is orgasmic.  Of course we agree seeing we’ve invested almost 15 years in their development.

For those who don’t know, one thing they do is that they help transform the recording studio into a fluid creative space.  For performance to work context is everything; get it wrong and …

Develop Magazine’s Will Freeman at OM London …a new model for talent direction is evolving.

We were featured in the January 2012 issue of Develop Magazine. The article titles  "Direct Action"  scratches the surface of the methods we’ve been developing to empower directors, studios and actors in producing truly subtle, real and connected dialogue for video games.  It is one thing to talk about what we’re doing, but the nicest thing about  the work we’re doing is that results always speak…