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Independent Games Summit: Indie VO Toolbox Start-to-Finish: Professional, Affordable, Optimized

Khris Brown  (Casting & Voice Director, Vox Point LLC)

Location: Room 2009, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 20

Time: 10:50 am - 11:50 am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass

Topic: Independent Games

Format: Lecture

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

A practical, start-to-finish review of the professional VO production process from one of the industry's VO pioneers, this talk will be heavily focused on providing both new and veteran attendees with actionable take-aways to produce fair, thoughtful, equitable, and efficient voice that is enjoyable to record, and is engaging and emotionally powerful to play.

Sharing both institutional and foundational best practices as well as emerging trends, Khris Brown will provide insights and tools from their 30+ years working in game VO that will allow attendees to create fun and efficiently run sessions that will provide teams and players with the highest quality voice assets.

Covered topics will include: budgeting, production timeline planning, casting, directing, script optimization, editorial, and team collaboration, with a lot of laughter and probably a few stories. The 45-minute talk will be followed by a 15-minute Q&A.


Attendees will receive a practical, start-to-finish review of the professional VO production process from one of the industry's VO pioneers.

Intended Audience

This is mainly for indie developers unfamiliar with the voice production process, as well as veteran developers seeking to gain insights to optimize their production processes and benefit from insights gained over decades of practice.