Earlier this summer, after a competitive audition process, we brought youth from across our Education programs into the AMNH sound studio to record audio for MicroRangers, our upcoming, Hall-based mobile game.
This is always an exciting time, as the project moves from the concept on the scripted page to the realities of the spoken word, as embodied and shaped by each particular youth. For example, who knew Dr. Polyp would turn out to be Scottish!
Each youth read their lines from within the soundbooth. Outside the booth, Hannah coordinated both the sound engineer and the audio director, Murray from Geomedia, Skyping in from Texas. Below are just a few examples from the recording sessions: