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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…

Voice in computer games – introduction workshop

PANeK Presents: An introduction to acting in the non-linear narrative world of video games. The session will look at the games industry, the impact that games do and will have on other areas of dramatic art, the opportunities for the actor, voice performance in games and the seeming conflicts between preparing for a theatre role and a game role.

The session will be led by Mark Estdale – the UK’s most experienced voice produc…

“Driver San Francisco is the best game no-one is talking about” kotaku.com

Another great review.  http://kotaku.com "Driver: SF seems like it’s a crime game but the little dialogue moments that occur when you possess random cars on the roads of San Francisco turn it into this wonderful celebration of our quotidian experiences on the road. And yet how profound and emotional moments those are… it sounds so right, so jarring, so funny and sometimes so sad all at once to hear the rage, the hysteria…

OM at Gamescom 2011

OM are exhibiting at the leading European games exhibition, Gamescom this year. It’s two years since we were last in Colgone and we’re excited to be meeting up with all our European clients and partners again. If you’d like to meet up while the show is on please get in touch at info@omuk.com or come along to Hall 4.2 Stand J051a.

Develop Awards 2010

We were nominated for the 2010 Develop Award for Audio Outsourcer of the year. This is the third year we’ve been nominated and in true form we were sidelined. Pun intended.

Develop Link

 

Outsource Media are swashbuckling with Telltale Games and Tales of Monkey Island

Outsource Media have been contracted to record various voice elements for the iconic franchise for Telltale Games.

 

Mark Estdale, voice and casting director at Outsource Media, said "It was the craftsmanship in Day of the Tentacle, Sam & Max Hit the Road  and Full Throttle that seduced me into this industry in the first place, so it’s a real honour to now be working with Mike Stemmle and so many of the l…

Outsource Media is again nominated for Develop Industry Excellence Award for best Creative Outsourcing

Outsource Media has again been nominated for a Develop Industry Award in the category of Creative Outsourcing.  The Develop Industry Excellence Awards are the only peer-voted awards ceremony that focuses on the achievements of the UK and European game development industry. Outsource Media was also nominated in 2008.  This year’s nomination highlighted the company’s work on Telltale’s Wallace and Gromit’s Grand…

Outsource Media on Grand Adventures with Wallace & Gromit and Telltale Games

Game Game publisher Telltale Games selected leading UK voice production team, Outsource Media, to cast and record the voices for its comedy game series, Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures.

 

The first of the four monthly episodes, based on Aardman Animations’ popular claymation films, has just been released at Telltale.  Commenting on this exciting project, Mark Estdale, casting and voice director at Ou…

Outsource Media secures Nesta funding for innovative games audio software development project

Outsource Media, has been selected by Nesta and the Dare to Grow project at Abertay University to host two interns to help develop its innovative games audio toolset.  Each project lasts for six months and is due to be completed by mid July 2009.  The interns have been selected based on their success in the Dare to be Digital game development competition.  More information on the programme can be found here: NESTA