Category Archives: Games

Voice Over Recording Masterclass at Ludicious Zurich

Our Founder Mark Estdale will be delivering a brand new voice over workshop at Ludicious Game Festival on Thursday 31st January.

Mark’s session will be tailored to the needs of the audience and will be an immersive practical hands on workshop focusing on voice recording and best practice for games. From script to casting methods, to recording and post production Mark will be available to poke and prod about anything VO.

The…

OM’s Mark Estdale at The VoiceOver Network

This Friday (18th January) our very own Founder and Director Mark Estdale will be taking the stage with the wonderful Dave Fennoy to share their wisdom on VO for video games. Their combined experience covers all aspects of VO for games from both sides of the booth.

Every VOND event is specifically designed to focus on bringing the industry’s top-leaders in their field to help you raise your game. This event will have a panel discu…

Results are in! The Indie Dialogue Initiative Demo Reel Survey

Founder of OM and games voice director of over 20 years Mark Estdale has published the latest findings from The Indie Dialogue Initiative’s recent survey of the industry. The survey entitled “A Voice for Games: Towards a better actor’s show reel” was put together to help actors put together better reels for video games.

This survey was sent out via social media to a variety of people involved in the casting of voices…

Horizon Zero Dawn Nominated for eight BAFTAs

We’re delighted to see Horizon Zero Dawn nominated for eight awards in the years British Academy Games Awards. Working with Guerrilla on this project was an absolute honor and the whole team have their fingers crossed that they’ll bring back the coveted golden mask.

We are especially pleased to see Ashly Burch nominated for her performance as Aloy in Horizon Zero Dawn. Not only did we cast Aloy and the rest of the cast …

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. …

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 …

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…

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…