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OMUK Nominated for Best Creative Outsourcer at the Develop Awards

We were shortlisted for Creative Outsourcer (Audio) at the Develop Awards 2018! We didn’t win unfortunately but it was great to be shortlisted!

The Develop Awards run alongside Develop:Brighton, the three day must-attend conference in the European games development calendar. The Develop Awards celebrates and rewards UK and European game developers, focusing on creativity, teamwork, inspiration and innovation. Congratulations to…

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…

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 at EGX Rezzed

The Ukie Careers Bar is returning to EGX Rezzed this week and OMUK Studio Manager Victoria Prentice will be on hand alongside other Video Games Ambassadors to give one-to-one advice to anyone who wants a career in games.

The talks and careers sessions are run on a walk-in basis and are open to all looking for advice straight from the horse’s mouth (no offence Vic!) on how to gain a successful and lasting career in games. Victoria wi…

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 …

Deponia Doomsday

Continuing our partnership with Daedalic Entertainment, OMUK has once again returned to the trash planet of Deponia for more adventures with Rufus. The fourth game in the trilogy, Deponia Doomsday sees Rufus travelling through time, encountering familiar characters along with way.

OMUK provided Localization services for the title, alongside Casting, Recording and Direction.

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