Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Killer Casting

Apr 20, 2021

Video Games. You might be surprised to know that some of the best roles for actors are not in Film or TV but  IN video games. Love stories, stories of adventure, stories of great emotional loss. They are all contained in these projects....and they are not just voice overs, they are performance and likeness capture. So it is the actor IN the video game, their acting, their face, their emotion, their movement.

Director Tom Keegan has worked on some of the biggest video game  franchises, Star Wars, Battle Field and many others. Check out his insanely diverse CV here

And if you think then audio in the pod SOUNDS good, check out the trailer here on You Tube. 


Lisa has worked to help Tom cast many projects. She sits down with Tom to talk about the casting process for video games. 

Of course, there is a lot of glitz and glamour in the film and music industries. But would you be surprised to learn that these two are not the top-grossing sectors in entertainment?

As a matter of fact, these two put together do not even match half the revenue the video game industry is earning. According to the latest figures, the video game business is now larger than both the movie and music industries combined, making it a major industry in entertainment.

This year, the global games market is estimated to generate US$152.1 billion from 2.5 billion gamers around the world. By comparison, the global box office industry was worth US$41.7 billion while global music revenues reached US$19.1 billion in 2018.
Read more here