Yearly Archives: 2019

Mark Estdale at “Get Your Game On” Event and Workshop Weekend!

Mark will be delivering both talks and workshops at the upcoming Voice Over Network Event “Get Your Game On” in April.

Mark will be working alongside Victoria Atkin, Andrea Toyias and Stephane Cornicard to promote excellence in acting and performance for video games.

The event will take place on Friday 26th April 2019 and will be followed by a weekend on intense workshops on a variety of subjects within the d…

OM Attending GDC 2019

The team will be jetting off to San Francisco in March to attend GDC 2019. Mark, Meg and Alex will be there from the 20th-22nd and available for meetings, drinks and general pleasantness. If you’d like to meet up and chat or are open to one of the team pitching our own spicy brand of awesomeness to you please drop us an email at info@omuk.com, tweet us at @omuk_london or send us an invite in the meeting system. We’d be thrilled to…

Matt featured in MCV “Levelling Up”

Our very own Matt Dear, Recording Engineer is featured in this months MCV Magazine. Matt speaks about his own journey getting into games audio, giving great advice to those who may be on a similar path. Whether you might be just starting out or looking to get a full time job in games its a good read.

Check him out in print in the February issue of MCV or in the online article on MCV.

Welcome Sasha!

A big OM welcome to Sasha James our new Production Assistant! Sasha joins our band of merry misfits after 10 long years in the book industry, so its pretty safe to say she loves stories as much as us!

Sasha will be assisting the team across many projects so expect to see her popping up everywhere and generally being very helpful.

Learn more about the OM team here

OM casting article part two now on gi.biz

The eagerly awaited part two of Mark’s “Thoughts on casting” article is now live on gamesindustry.biz 

Mark really gets down to the nitty gritty in this article. Outlining all the important steps developers should take to get that perfect actor cast in their game. Everything from casting to character briefs and what to look for in self tapes and auditions, Mark has you covered.

Mark also shares OM’s mark…

OM casting article on gamesindustry.biz

We’re delighted to see Mark’s recent post “Thoughts on game voice casting: Part One” being published on gamesindustry.biz 

The article talks about Mark’s journey as a casting director and why we have set up OM the way we have. He also addresses how casting for games can be so incredibly difficult due to its creative processes and those who are involved.

Mark shares his best advice for developers o…

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…