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Texas Voiceover
Education and Networking Events

Here you will find a list of current voiceover workshops, classes, events and workouts. You can select by location (category) and type (beginner, intermediate, animation, business, etc.)

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Jun
19
Sat
Character Casting Studio Intensive w/Hollywood Voice & Casting Director Ned Lott @ online via Zoom
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is a 3 week course for students wanting to go the next step in learning audition techniques on microphone. The ZOOM class is an overview of how to act and get noticed as a voice-over artist for Interactive projects, television animation and animated feature films. We will cover what Hollywood casting directors look for in voice auditions, how to best create characters, how to have strong acting skills when reading scripts, best microphone techniques, and how to create a character from only a picture.

 

Reserve your spot:

lonestarvo.com/workshops-events

3 week course: Saturdays 1-4pm CT

May 29th, June 5th, June 19th

Max 12 students

We’ll meet online via Zoom!

*****PLEASE NOTE WE WILL NOT MEET THE WEEK OF JUNE 12TH. THE 3RD CLASS MEETS THE FOLLOWING WEEK, ON JUNE 19TH.******

No substitutions, refunds or rain checks.

About your instructor:

Ned Lott has a wide range of producing, voice directing and casting experience for animation. He was a Producer, Voice Director, and Casting Director with the Walt Disney Studios on seven Studio Ghibli titles, including Hayao Miyazaki’s OscarTM nominated theatrical release “Howl’s Moving Castle” starring Christian Bale. Other notable accomplishments include casting Liam Neeson as the voice of “Aslan” for “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”. Ned also co-Produced and cast the English version of the OscarTM nominated Animated Feature “Ernest & Celestine” starring Forest Whitaker and Paul Giamatti. Ned spent years at Disney Character Voices, voice-directing and casting projects for “Cars”, “Monsters Inc.”, “The Incredibles”, “Kingdom Hearts” and many other Disney/Pixar projects. Ned has also voice-directed various Warner Bros “Lord of the Rings” projects and “The Lego Movie Video Game” with Morgan Freeman, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, and Will Ferrell.

For television animated series work, Ned voice-directed multiple episodes for a musical series for Netflix called “Motown Magic”. On the International front, he voice-directed and cast animated features out of South Africa, Spain, Russia, France, and China including dubbing the highest grossing Animated Feature ever created in China, “Monkey King: Hero is Back” starring Jackie Chan. He is currently Voice-Directing and Casting two Animated Feature films; one out of Peru called “Ainbo” and the other, the South-African “Seal Team”, along with recently casting country singer Kacey Musgraves in a dialogue and singing role in the latest Studio Ghibli English dub, “Earwig and the Witch”.

Jun
24
Thu
Voiceover 201 w/Lindsay Sheppard @ online via Zoom
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Prerequisite: Students must have completed either Intro to Voiceover, Voiceover 101 or receive instructor approval.

Voiceover 201

Continue your voiceover education with a 4 week online interactive workshop taught by Lindsay Sheppard.

 

This course will go in depth into how to:

  • Find voiceover work
  • Figure out your niche
  • Marketing & branding
  • Auditioning
  • Setting up your home studio
  • Recording technique
  • Seeing if you are demo ready and more!

 

Includes a special guest Q&A with a voiceover agent.

 

Max 15 students

We’ll meet online via Zoom!

Students must be available for all 4 classes.  No substitutions, refunds or rain checks.

Reserve your spot: https://lonestarvo.com/workshops-events

About your instructor:

Lindsay Sheppard has been a voice actress for nearly 20 years working all sides of the voiceover industry, from anime and games to commercials and narration and even working side by side with her husband to run The Sheppard Agency, a national voiceover talent agency. She is also the founder of Lone Star VO, a community and education resource for Texas based voice talent. Throughout her career, she has voiced over a hundred characters and thousands of commercials and narrations for companies like Disney, Nintendo, Google, Microsoft, Coca Cola and more.

Jul
13
Tue
Sound Natural! Mastering the Conversational Read @ online via Zoom
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Learn how to sound natural in any genre! This online class will focus on “real person” reads for commercial copy, conversational narration, how to make your characters sound believable and more.  Get one on one direction from Lindsay Sheppard on how to nail your natural read.

Class cost: $49

Reserve your spot here: https://bookeo.com/lonestarvo?type=41576YNP6FM170B6320112