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Strategies to Enhance Your Visual Novel With Music

This lecture breaks down the importance of considering music in a visual novel, and how it can shape your narrative. It is very much designed…

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Adding Voice to Your NaNoRenO (or Other Jam) Game

There’s a moment that I think a lot of us go through where we have that spark of “adding voice acting to this would be…

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How to Cast Voices Like You Know What You’re Doing Part 2: Finding the Character’s Voice

Originally posted at pixelsandpins.com/theguide. We’ve talked about how to frame the voice you want for your casting call. Now, how do we implement this? Everyone…

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How to Cast Voices Like You Know What You’re Doing Part 1: Learning the Character’s Voice

As a casting director, it’s up to you to determine ahead of time your expectations for a voice. Unfortunately, that’s not something that’s easily learned from text. It comes from a combination of experience, instinct, and familiarity with the characters. Mostly experience.

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Writing a Voice Acting Casting Call: Anatomy and Tips

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.

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SoundImage.org: A CC Audio Mega-Collection + Art

I don’t often use CC music anymore, because I’m buddies with a composer or two. That being said, the offerings at soundimage.org are spectacular, and…

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