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EP 309 Amanda Wyatt - Voice/Casting Director - The Ins & Outs of Working in Video Games

December 2, 2018

Episode 309 Part 1 - Chuck and Stacey welcome video game voice director and casting director, Amanda Wyatt who helped bring to life epic video game titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Halo 5, Batman: Arkham Origins, Mafia III and many, many more. Amanda explains some of the biggest obstacles voice over actors need to overcome when creating characters and stresses the importance of making strong choices. She talks about her casting and audition process and shares how she found her way into voice directing. Amanda speaks to why video games are so popular, describes some of the challenges, highlights and misconceptions of her work and reflects on what makes her an effective voice director. Amanda candidly reveals things she wishes voice actors would stop doing in sessions and the things they should do at a callback.

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