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Saturday, Feb 20th
Dallas Audiobook Intensive
Bettye Zoller / Dallas Audio Post Studio, Dallas
Learn audiobook narration, marketing, engineering and production in this seminar led by voice actor/narrator/coach Bettye Zoller and master sound designer/engineer/producer Rene Coronado. In this small class setting, Bettye will coach students at the mic, and teach how to interpret scripts, plus marketing including how to attract the interest of publishers, pick a "best seller" to narrate and more. Rene will teach audiobook engineering and production. Discount offered to SAG-AFTRA members.
To be at the top of your game, you’ll need to know how style
and performance approaches to audiobook narration have changed over the past
few years. This one-day event, taught by narrator and producer Patrick Fraley, and by producer,
director and teacher Christina Rooney,
guides you into 2016’s fresh approaches to narrating. Fraley has been producing
demos, teaching, and performing audiobooks for more than 20 years. Rooney works
with premiere publishers, narrators, and authors and has created award-winning
best-selling audiobooks such as The Best
Exotic Marigold Hotel, Being Nixon, and Me,
Earl, and the Dying Girl. Class is limited to 10 participants.
"Bang Your Own Drum" - Non-Fiction Audiobook Marketing & Social Media Promotion
Sean Pratt / online
Sean Pratt - award-winning and
prolific narrator of non-fiction audiobooks (850 and counting) - covers
the ins and outs of using social media to further your audiobook narration careeer, in this new VoiceOverXtra webinar.This includes the HOW and WHY of marketing to build your brand and gain new clients, plus the do's and don'ts of networking with audio publishers and authors in order to find books that haven't been recorded yet. And he'll answer attendees' questions live. Starts at 9 pm ET.
Patrick Fraley, with Cliff Zellman and Brad Venable / Dallas
Three top-notch voice over professionals tackle a triad of
narration genres during this encore teaching event in Dallas. Since the
Saturday (February 27) class for 10 students is completely sold out, this all-day
Sunday class is now open to 10 more students who are eager to learn aubdiobook,
TV/film documentary, and eLearning skills. Host instructor is Patrick Fraley, who has guided more
performers into book deals than anyone else in the audiobook industry and who is
currently working on a feature Disney film for release in 2016. He is joined by
guest producer Cliff Zellman,
director of audio production and creative client services for a major Dallas ad
agency, and by guest director Brad
Venable (at left), who has voiced documentaries, animated films, web
programs and eLearning projects for clients such as Google, McDonald’s, and the
U.S. Department of Education. Teacher approval is required to enroll.