More and more information is coming from the VOICE 2008 conference. Here is some information about the General Session presenters.
Friday Morning Keynote Speaker is Susan Berkley.
Susan Berkley is a top voice-over artist whose voice has sold millions of dollars worth of products and services on TV and radio commercials. She is the telephone voice of many Fortune 100 companies. Susan is CEO of Berkley Productions, Inc., a company that provides voice mastery training for aspiring voice artists, and well as performance coaching for business and sales professionals. She is the author of Speak to Influence – How to Unlock the Hidden Power of Your Voice. Visit www.greatvoice.com to learn more about this dynamic lady! Susan is a master marketer and a darn good voice coach!!
Keynote Speaker on Monday Morning is Pat Fraley.
Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Voicey Awards in 2008, Patrick Fraley has created voices for more than 4,000 characters, placing him among the top ten performers of all time to be cast in animation. Pat teaches 700+ students a year in events, workshops, and seminars on various aspects of voiceover. His unique character voice curriculum is the only one accredited at the university level. He has taught voice for 35 years, is a member of the Voice and Speech Trainers of American and holds a Master’s of Fine Arts degree in Professional Acting from Cornell University.
Pat Fraley is the “Voiceover King” of working outside the box! During his special guest appearance at VOICE 2008, he will reveal his “Secret Dialect System” created for voiceover. You’ll be amazed at how Pat’s dialect secrets will change the way you work with your characters! All that and even more. . . Pat is one of the nicest people we know!
Learn more at www.patfraleyteaches.com
Keynote Speaker on Sunday is Marc Cashman.
Marc Cashman is one of the few voice-acting instructors in the U.S. who is on “both sides of the glass” as a Clio-winning Radio and TV commercial copywriter, producer, and casting director, and as a working voice actor. As a voice actor, he has been heard locally, regionally, nationally and internationally on radio, TV, film, documentaries, radio plays, video games and audio books. Marc has voiced thousands of commercials, dubbed foreign films, narrated dozens of audio books, and created the voices of many CD-Rom, online and video game characters. Oh, and did we mention. . . he’s a really funny guy! Find out why at www.cashmancommercials.com.
VOICE 2008 will be August 8th through the 11th, 2008 in Los Angeles. I hope I see you there.