“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
So you have a kickin' idea, a real cracker of a project. Something you're going to need to hire people on for or gather collaborators. But maybe you're a little new to this whole….producer/director/creator thing. Where do you start? Let's look at a quick rundown of how you can get your project off to a… Continue reading Project Management 101: Surviving Your First Production
We're in the business of self-marketing. How do you self market? With social media obviously! Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Youtube, all the usual hives of scum and villainy. Come along as we figure out how to not make those places worse than they already are, and positively interact with each other in public social spaces.
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