(7 openings in pay pal only ) Ginny Mcswain, Freelance Voice Director Choosing Your Strongest Reads To Submit! Tools For Sharpening Your Home Mp3 Auditions Sat. Dec. 6th 11am – 3pm Price: 165.00 Workshop size 9 people Pre-requisite: This workshop is open to the advanced, working pros in our business. At least 2-years training in acting, improvisation, theatre, and or extensive voice over classes. Description: For this workshop each person will bring in copy from a past audition to read, lay down 3-5 takes and with Ginny’s help, choose the best take and and figure out together what made the best take and make improvements if need be. This is about sharpening our own directing ear with helpful tools. This workshop is for the auditioning actor who needs a little extra help in choosing the best read to send in to your agents!!!! One cold read will also be provided by our director Ginny. Ginny Mcswain is a 38 year veteran in Animation and Interactive production, casting and directing voice over talent. Her training and career began at the school of Hanna-Barbera Prods., where her first major casting assignment was THE SMURFS! Over the years, Ginny's accumulated four Emmys in Animation...the most recent for Nickelodeon's FANBOY AND CHUMCHUM. She's also had a hand in directing talent for Interactive games, notable highlights being Dragon Age 1, and Mass Effect 1 & 2., and the recent KID ICARUS: UPRISING. Tours of duty have included animated series for the mother ship, Hanna-Barbera, Dic Enterprises, Marvel, Danger Prods., Film Roman (Starz), Universal, Warner Bros., Nickelodeon, Walt Disney and Hasbro Studios. Currently, Ginny is working on GRAVITY FALLS for Disney TV, the lastest TINKERBELLE (The LEGEND OF THE NEVERBEAST) dvd for Disney Toons and now the 4th season of RESCUE BOTS with Hasbro! (12 in pay pal) Sara (Goldberg) Sherman, Director of Casting, Disney Television Animation Animation workshop “Unveiling your inner villain: How to find your villains true voice” Wed Dec. 10th, 2014 7-10pm $90.00 Class size limited PREREQUISTE: Basic acting, Improvisation, Theatre, Stand-up, and/or extensive voice over classes. Villians and Villianess animation copy will emailed ahead of time by our guest director and 2 reads per person to be performed and redirected. Sara Sherman has been casting cartoons for Disney Television Animation for the past 9 years and has worked in the world of animation for over a decade. Currently she oversees the casting on Disney Channel’s PHINEAS AND FERB, WANDER OVER YONDER, GRAVITY FALLS, and STAR AND THE FORCES OF EVIL which will air this fall. She is responsible for the VO cast on all animated Disney Channel pilots, roughly 5 per year. Her credits also include MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE, YIN, YANG, YO, FISH HOOKS and SUPER ROBOT MONKEY TEAM HYPERFORCE GO!
Andrea Romano • Voice Director Animation Workshop Monday, August 19th 7-9pm $165.00 Class size limited to 10 PREREQUISTE: Extensive voice over classes as well as Basic Acting, Improvisation, Theatre, and/or Stand-up. Everyone will read 1 piece of animation copy that you bring in to work on with our guest director and have time for Q&A. Andrea Romano is an in demand freelance Voice Director. IMDB.COM for listed credits. Sara Goldberg • Director of Casting, Disney Television Animation Animation workshop “Finding YOUR Funny In Your Reads” Wed August 21, 2013 7-10pm $90.00 Class size limited PREREQUISTE: Basic acting, Improvisation, Theatre, Stand-up, and/or extensive voice over classes. Animation copy will emailed ahead of time by our guest director and 1-2 reads will be allotted. Sara Goldberg has been casting cartoons for Disney Television Animation for the past 5 years and has worked in the world of animation for over a decade. Currently she oversees the casting on Disney Channel’s hit shows PHINEAS AND FERB and FISH HOOKS in addition to GRAVITY FALLS, which premiered this fall. She is responsible for the VO cast on all animated Disney Channel pilots, roughly 10 per year. Her credits also include MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE, YIN, YANG, YO, and SUPER ROBOT MONKEY TEAM HYPERFORCE GO! Meredith Layne • Casting Director, Nickelodeon Animation Animation Workshop Wed. August 28th 7-10pm Class size limited $90.00 Pre-requisite: Basic Acting, Improv, Theatre, Standup and or Voice Over classes. Please prepare TWO pieces of animation copy provided ahead of time our guest director. Meredith Layne BIO: Emmy award winning casting director, Meredith Layne, has been in Casting for over 15 years, working in live-action and animation, both feature films and television, As a member of the Casting Society of America (CSA), Meredith has been nominated ten times for the Artios Award for “excellence in Animation Voice-Over Casting”. She was on staff with Disney Feature Animation, where she also worked with Pixar Animation. Meredith is on staff with Nickelodeon Animation, where she has also worked as a voice director. Currently, Meredith is working on TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, KUNG FU PANDA (2012 Emmy nomination), SANJAY & CRAIG, and MONSTERS Vs. ALIENS. She has also worked on FANBOY & CHUM CHUM (2011 Emmy nomination), ROBOT & MONSTER and PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR (2011 Emmy award). Meredith has taught voice-over for Dreamworks Animation for both story trainees and studio employees.