Friday, 14 April 2017

Fantastic Voyage | Animatic - VO #2

This is the voice actor's second take at the voice over. I have edited this one a bit to make it flow better than the original recording. The actor told me he is a cancer survivor which I think makes him quite fitting for the VO.

I would really appreciate any and all feedback.

2 comments:

  1. Honestly, I think he's taking it a bit slow now - the answer maybe to work up a hybrid between your two versions? I'd also take a moment to consider your music, for me, it's a little like the music you'd find backing a new-age style film about swimming with dolphins - it's not helping you establish that darker quality or sense of something 'building/growing/increasing' - I think you need something more propulsive and perhaps more orchestral; just some examples to help you hear what I think I mean! :)

    Check out 'The Duel' here:
    http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/cinematic/2 (It's not right, but it's got that sense of something 'building' up)

    You might even consider creating a 'rewind' SFX at the point in your film when the action is reversed? So the piece of music is allowed to start again literally. I think you also need to consider 'diegetic' sound too - so the noises made by what we're seeing in addition to the VO and the music. I'd suggest that really expressionistic and imaginative sound design is key to this visual experience.

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  2. Come on, Mike - keep your blog updated - don't disappear - how you make work for a client is as important as 'what' you're making - you need to put your workflow out there where we can see it.

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