Again but Better: How to Work with Voice Actors
Mike is an Olivier Award nominated, classically trained actor, voice actor, and performance capture artist based in London. He’s one of the founders and performers in the Olivier and Tony award-winning theatre company. Mischief Theatre. His previous AAA VO work in games includes WOLFENSTEIN 2, STAR WARS: BATTLEFRONT 2, THE DIVISION 2, DRAGON QUEST: MBS, ANCESTORS LEGACY, GHOST RECON: BREAKPOINT, and SYNCED: OFF PLANET in addition to numerous indie and mobile titles. He runs an industry grade recording studio in between his stage, screen, and mocap work.
You’re at the point in your game where you need to include vocal audio to bring your project to the next level; to make it really stand out from the crowd. But where do you find voice actors for that? How do you work with them, and get them to deliver the performance you need for your project? Mike Bodie is an Olivier Nominated, classically trained stage and screen actor with a background in voice acting for Games. In his talk, he’ll take you through the full spectrum of finding, equipping, and managing voice actors, and additionally give some ideas on how best to direct them based on his experience from AAA, mobile, and indie game voice over.