“Okay, so they're alchemists, alright? And they're brothers and one of them had his soul bound to a suit of armor...are you following?”
So you've written/designed a visual novel, and you're at the stage where you're recruiting and adding a voice cast. Cool. How do scripts work? Here's a basic breakdown of where to start.
Every time I do casting, I make notes of all the small things I see coming in from obviously newer voice actors. Fresh off a recent casting for a new game from Snowhaven Studios, it felt like a great time to pull together a very beginner actor friendly step by step guide for the process. … Continue reading The Audition and Casting Process for Indie/Remote Projects
Last time we talked about how to frame the voice you want for your casting call. Now, how do we implement this? Everyone casts a little differently, but, without digging into those details, there are some broad strokes you can abide by to get the best out of the casting process. Stick to Your Deadline… Continue reading How to Cast Voices Like You Know What You’re Doing Part 2: Finding the Character’s Voice
We've talked project management and casting calls before. I've been doing casting myself this week for The D (Stands for Demon), which made now seem like the perfect time to go into a little bit about how casting for indie projects can work. Not every director casts the same for every project. In-studio casting is… Continue reading How to Cast Voices Like You Know What You’re Doing Part 1: Learning the Character’s Voice
Before, we've looked at one of the ways to put the best foot forward for your indie project when recruiting voice actors. Now let's look at it from the perspective of an indie voice actor auditioning for a project online. What are some things to take into consideration when choosing to audition for a project?… Continue reading Casting Call Red Flags and Considerations for Online/Indie Voice Artists
Casting calls, an important part of the creative community, something that connects voice actors with producers. Some people hate them some people are so super amped to make them...they jump the gun a little bit and make some easily avoidable mistakes. Either way, super duper important to get right because it very well may be… Continue reading Writing a Voice Acting Casting Call: Anatomy and Tips