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Thursday, March 20
 

3:00pm

Registration Desk Opens
Check-In begins for VO Atlanta 2014

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration Desk

5:00pm

Welcome Reception
Join us as we open the doors to VO Atlanta 2014 with a Welcome Reception.  Let us welcome you to Atlanta with great food, good company, and live music.

See the others that have gathered for this special event and unwind from a day of travel as you get ready to learn, grown, and connect. 

Thursday March 20, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Chatahoochie Room

7:15pm

Jump Start Atlanta
Kick off the conference in a powerful way with Emmy award-winning TV personality Lauren Hudson.

You won't want to miss this high-energy, high-content session as Lauren shares sure-fire ways to bring out the best in you. Don't say we didn't warn you....it's going to be Seriously Fun!

Moderators
avatar for Lauren Hudson

Lauren Hudson

Luaren Hudson is an Emmy Award winner and regular trainer with VoiceoverCity, LLC.

Thursday March 20, 2014 7:15pm - 8:30pm
Grand Ballroom

9:00pm

VO Peeps National Meetup
Join Anne Ganguzza as she host a national Meetup.

Moderators
avatar for Anne Ganguzza

Anne Ganguzza

Conference Host and Lead Moderator, VO Atlanta
A professional voice actor, coach, and producer located in Orange County, CA, Anne has an enthusiastic, energetic, and fun personality. Her voice is described as professional, believable, warm, and friendly. Her voiceover experience includes voices for corporate and industrial narrations, e-learning and online learning tutorials, Telephone voice mail, IVR, and on hold greetings, commercials, infomercials, Live Theater Broadcasts, Audio Books... Read More →

Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Grand Ballroom
 
Friday, March 21
 

9:00am

Opening Keynote - Bob Bergen: What are you doing/aren't you doing to advance your vo career?

* Think you are doing all you can for your career?  I doubt it!

* Your marketing needs to be specific and strategic!

* What are your goals as a voice actor?

* Stop making excuses!

* It's never slow in voiceover if you have game plan!


Speakers
avatar for Bob Bergen

Bob Bergen

Keynote Speaker


Friday March 21, 2014 9:00am - 10:30am
Grand Ballroom

10:45am

A Commercial Primer - Rodney Saulsberry
Join me in my Commercial Primer at VO Atlanta 2014!

Highlights Include:

• Commercial copy interpretation
• Duo commercial copy interpretation
• Narration copy interpretation
• Your commercial demo
• Tongue twisters and vocal warm ups
• Your home studio
• Marketing
• Direction from an experienced pro who is working in the industry today!

And so much more…

You don’t want to miss this brief commercial primer that covers every important aspect of the voice over industry today!

Speakers
avatar for Rodney Saulsberry

Rodney Saulsberry

The Voice of the Zatarains Jazzman in Television and Radio Commercials, Zatarains


Friday March 21, 2014 10:45am - 12:15pm
Sinclair Room

10:45am

The Well Rounded Talent - Elaine Clark
Speakers
avatar for Elaine Clark

Elaine Clark

Owner/Founder/VO Guru, Voice One
Elaine Clark is an award winning actor, director, producer, certified teacher, playwright and the author of the quintessential voice-over book, There’s Money Where Your Mouth Is, in addition to being the owner/founder of Voice One. As an actor, she is a member of SAG and AFTRA, having performed in hundreds of voice-over and on-camera commercials, industrial narrations, video games, cartoons, film and made for television movies. She also... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 10:45am - 12:15pm
Grand Ballroom

12:30pm

Lunch Break
Please present your meal voucher as you enter the dining area.

Moderators
avatar for VoiceoverCity, LLC

VoiceoverCity, LLC

VoiceoverCity, LLC
VoiceoverCity, LLC is a communication resource and training center located in Atlanta, Georgia.  With a focus on communication skills, VoiceoverCity works with those looking to work in the voiceover industry as well as those wanting to improve their overall communication skills. | | We are constantly asking ourselves how we can provide the right mix of services to benefit those that work with us.  It's your goal, but it's our privilege... Read More →

Friday March 21, 2014 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Andiamo Restruant

2:15pm

Animation - Panel Discussion
Speakers
avatar for Bob Bergen

Bob Bergen

Keynote Speaker
avatar for Dave Fennoy

Dave Fennoy

Dave Fennoy is one of the most sought after and versatile voices in the market today. | Although he regularly voices commercials, narrations, and TV promos, he has become a celebrity voice in world of video games. IMDB named Dave Fennoy “one of the 20 best male video game voices of all time”. He has been nominated and won several awards for his work as the iconic character LEE EVERETT, in the highly acclaimed and awarded Telltale... Read More →
avatar for Sunday Muse

Sunday Muse

Breakout Speaker/Youth Presenter, Great Big Voices
Sunday Muse is an actress, celebrity voice over artist and author. As a comedian, Toronto Life named her ‘One of the funniest ladies in Toronto.’ She was featured in the short film ‘Evelyn, The Cutest Evil Dead Girl’, produced by Universal Studios. Other Film/Tv credits include: Oscar Nominee Deepa Mehta’s “Republic of Love,” & a recurring role on Disney’s “Monster... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Grand Ballroom

2:15pm

Audiobook - Panel Discussion
Speakers
avatar for Andi Arndt

Andi Arndt

Owner, Andi Arndt, Narrator / Producer
Andi Arndt arrived at her career in audiobook narration after hosting public radio programs and teaching acting and voice/speech at James Madison University. A classically-trained actress with an ear for languages and dialects, Andi has studied Spanish, Dutch, Italian, French, and Chinese (Mandarin). AudioFile magazine says “her energy and charm will draw listeners into [the] story and keep them thoroughly engaged during the whole emotional... Read More →
avatar for Joe Loesch

Joe Loesch

Breakout Speaker, Booth Camp
Joe Loesch is a voice actor, coach, spoken word producer and author. He travels with his "Booth Camp" workshops around the country, represented by VoiceOverXtra.com. http://BoothCamp.net - You have heard Joe in National ads, Cartoons, eLearning, Corporate Training and Audiobooks. He has produced award winning audiobooks for Harper Collins, Thomas Nelson, Pacific Press, Zondervan, Readio Theatre, etc. He has over twenty award winning children's... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for ACX - Audiobook Creation Exchange

ACX - Audiobook Creation Exchange

ACX - Audiobook Creation Exchange
ACX, the Audiobook Creation Exchange, was started by Audible in 2011. It is the worlds first online marketplace where authors and voice actors can connect directly to make audiobooks and have them distributed through Audible, Amazon, and iTunes.


Friday March 21, 2014 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Sinclair Room

2:15pm

Commercial VO - Panel Discussion
Speakers
avatar for Elaine Clark

Elaine Clark

Owner/Founder/VO Guru, Voice One
Elaine Clark is an award winning actor, director, producer, certified teacher, playwright and the author of the quintessential voice-over book, There’s Money Where Your Mouth Is, in addition to being the owner/founder of Voice One. As an actor, she is a member of SAG and AFTRA, having performed in hundreds of voice-over and on-camera commercials, industrial narrations, video games, cartoons, film and made for television movies. She also... Read More →
avatar for Rodney Saulsberry

Rodney Saulsberry

The Voice of the Zatarains Jazzman in Television and Radio Commercials, Zatarains
avatar for Celia Siegel

Celia Siegel

Brand Builder & Success Strategist, Celia Siegel Management
Celia Siegel Management is known for creating effective success strategies and strong personal brands for voice talent - and then marketing those brands to the max - in a way that’s authentic to each voice actor.   Before founding & building CSM, Celia Siegel was a top West Coast talent agent. The fact that she is also a certified business and life coach comes in handy in many ways for her clients’ emotional and financial... Read More →
avatar for Mary Lynn Wissner

Mary Lynn Wissner

Owner, Director, Voices VoiceCasting
As a former voiceover agent and casting director/owner of Voices Voicecasting for over 25 years, I know what the seekers of voices want. From beginners to working pros, I have nurtured and guided hundreds of talent into the voiceover world.


Friday March 21, 2014 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Exhibit Hall

3:45pm

VO Atlanta Voiceover Contest
Sponsors
avatar for VoiceoverCity, LLC

VoiceoverCity, LLC

VoiceoverCity, LLC
VoiceoverCity, LLC is a communication resource and training center located in Atlanta, Georgia.  With a focus on communication skills, VoiceoverCity works with those looking to work in the voiceover industry as well as those wanting to improve their overall communication skills. | | We are constantly asking ourselves how we can provide the right mix of services to benefit those that work with us.  It's your goal, but it's our privilege... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Grand Ballroom

6:00pm

Animation & Character Development - Learn the Ropes with Sunday Muse
Limited Capacity seats available

This Presentation will allow you to dive into the world of animation auditions, find your signature voice and then discover how to create original character voices that go beyond the the 'natural' voice. Focus on:

  • Audition Preparation, script breakdown, mock auditions, walla
  • How to develop distinct character voices AND a  “bag of tricks” to bring auditions to life
  • Improvisation as a means of discovering the full range of your voice

Students must be willing to laugh!

NOTE:  This is an Optional X-Session.  If you plan on attending this session, but sure to add it to your actual conference registration.

Speakers
avatar for Sunday Muse

Sunday Muse

Breakout Speaker/Youth Presenter, Great Big Voices
Sunday Muse is an actress, celebrity voice over artist and author. As a comedian, Toronto Life named her ‘One of the funniest ladies in Toronto.’ She was featured in the short film ‘Evelyn, The Cutest Evil Dead Girl’, produced by Universal Studios. Other Film/Tv credits include: Oscar Nominee Deepa Mehta’s “Republic of Love,” & a recurring role on Disney’s “Monster... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sinclair Room

6:00pm

Book It! What You Need to Know to Book! - Mary Lynn Wissner
Limited Capacity seats available

Book It!  What You Need to Know to Book!

with Los Angeles voice casting director:  Mary Lynn Wissner, Voices Voicecasting

 

Cut to the chase and learn all you need to know to make your auditions stand out and get the inside secrets of today's most successful talent, taught by one of the busiest voice casting directors in the country.  For the past 24 years, Mary Lynn Wissner has cast thousands of voices in thousands of TV, radio, animation, games, audio books, narration and films. Mary Lynn works with ad agencies, production companies and game producers everyday and knows what consistently gets their attention and books!

Get on the mic and find out what you're doing wrong, right and how to enhance what you already do.  Because of the internet and home studios, there are more opportunities for voice talent and talent MUST know how to self-direct, so learn how from the casting director who has taught her FOUNDATIONS OF VOICEOVER to talent all across the country.


Speakers
avatar for Mary Lynn Wissner

Mary Lynn Wissner

Owner, Director, Voices VoiceCasting
As a former voiceover agent and casting director/owner of Voices Voicecasting for over 25 years, I know what the seekers of voices want. From beginners to working pros, I have nurtured and guided hundreds of talent into the voiceover world.


Friday March 21, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Harding Room

6:30pm

LATE ADDITION!!!! Tech Chat
Okay, so you're a little geeky about your VO and want some time to just talk 'shop' with some of the best minds in the business.  Here's your chance.

It's a last minute addition and it's just 1 hour, so don't miss it.

Join Christopher Currier of Sennheiser, George Whittam of EDGE Studio, Dan Friedman, and a Special Guest from Atlanta Pro Audio.

This session will be an open chat about technology, hooking up grear, micrphones, and anything related to audio-tech and VO.

NOTE:  This is not a performance session, it's a tech session for geeky people.  If you consider yourself an audio geek and want to join us, we'll see you at 6:30 in the exhibit hall. 

Speakers
avatar for Christopher Currier

Christopher Currier

Product Specialist, Sennheiser USA
avatar for Dan Friedman

Dan Friedman

Voice Talent, Audio Engineer, Producer & Author, Sound4VO
Dan lives in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC. | | With over a decade in the voiceover industry, he has produced, directed or provided his voice to thousands of audio productions. | | In 2010 he published SOUND ADVICE-Voiceover From An Audio Engineer's Perspective.' A first of its kind in the industry, the book covers audio engineering and studio session etiquette as it relates directly to voiceover talent. He continues to write a... Read More →
avatar for George Whittam

George Whittam

Director of Technology, Edge Studio
George Whittam is globally considered a top authority in voice over recording technology. He has invested thousands of hours researching studio design, recording equipment, and creating training materials for voice actors. In so doing, he has also become an industry innovator by developing specialized services that cater exclusively to voice over professionals. George was introduced to the world of voice over through a producer at the radio... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Exhibit Hall

6:30pm

Marketing for VO Success
Speakers
avatar for Celia Siegel

Celia Siegel

Brand Builder & Success Strategist, Celia Siegel Management
Celia Siegel Management is known for creating effective success strategies and strong personal brands for voice talent - and then marketing those brands to the max - in a way that’s authentic to each voice actor.   Before founding & building CSM, Celia Siegel was a top West Coast talent agent. The fact that she is also a certified business and life coach comes in handy in many ways for her clients’ emotional and financial... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Grand Ballroom

6:30pm

Committed to the Process - Dave Fennoy
Join Dave Fennoy as he share with you the keys to building a successful VO career.  He will open up and talk to you about the WORK it takes to be successful.

Speakers
avatar for Dave Fennoy

Dave Fennoy

Dave Fennoy is one of the most sought after and versatile voices in the market today. | Although he regularly voices commercials, narrations, and TV promos, he has become a celebrity voice in world of video games. IMDB named Dave Fennoy “one of the 20 best male video game voices of all time”. He has been nominated and won several awards for his work as the iconic character LEE EVERETT, in the highly acclaimed and awarded Telltale... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ogeechee Room
 
Saturday, March 22
 

7:00am

The PhyZically FIT Workout with certified personal trainer & JNL Fusion Master trainer, Zurek.
The PhyZically FIT workout with Certified Personal Trainer & JNL Fusion Master trainer, Zurek.

Speakers
avatar for Zurek

Zurek

Fusion Master Trainer


Saturday March 22, 2014 7:00am - 8:00am
Grand Ballroom

9:00am

Promos and Trailer Success - Rodney Saulsberry
Limited Capacity seats available

Join me as I teach my Promo/Trailer Workshop at VO Atlanta 2014!Highlights Include:

• Promo copy interpretation
• Trailer copy interpretation
• The live announce copy interpretation
• Creating your promo and trailer demo
• Professional promo/ trailer copy from promo/trailer houses in LA and NY
• Direction from an experienced pro who is working in the industry today
• Preparation for your next promo or trailer demo

I will teach you the techniques I used to do promos for the Country Music Awards, Dancing With the Stars, the Grammys, the Essence Awards, Live at the Apollo and the NAACP Image Awards. And, new techniques that I use today on Telemundo and the upcoming new FOX Television Series, Empire. I will teach you the trailer techniques I used to voice trailers for How Stella Got Her GrooveBack, Friday, The Best Man and more recently, Red Tails.If you want to know how to prepare to get work in promo and trailer, two of the most exciting genres in the business, this is the workshop for you!

Speakers
avatar for Rodney Saulsberry

Rodney Saulsberry

The Voice of the Zatarains Jazzman in Television and Radio Commercials, Zatarains


Saturday March 22, 2014 9:00am - 12:00am
Lanier Room

9:00am

Breaking into the Voice Over World - Casting Director, Mary Lynn Wissner

Find out what it takes to break into this business.

Do you have a great voice?  Does it take more than a great voice?

What are agents and producers listening to?  How to break down a voice over script.  How to get HEARD!


Speakers
avatar for Mary Lynn Wissner

Mary Lynn Wissner

Owner, Director, Voices VoiceCasting
As a former voiceover agent and casting director/owner of Voices Voicecasting for over 25 years, I know what the seekers of voices want. From beginners to working pros, I have nurtured and guided hundreds of talent into the voiceover world.


Saturday March 22, 2014 9:00am - 10:30am
Grand Ballroom

9:00am

Demo Deconstruction - Dan Friedman
Speakers
avatar for Dan Friedman

Dan Friedman

Voice Talent, Audio Engineer, Producer & Author, Sound4VO
Dan lives in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC. | | With over a decade in the voiceover industry, he has produced, directed or provided his voice to thousands of audio productions. | | In 2010 he published SOUND ADVICE-Voiceover From An Audio Engineer's Perspective.' A first of its kind in the industry, the book covers audio engineering and studio session etiquette as it relates directly to voiceover talent. He continues to write a... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 9:00am - 10:30am
Exhibit Hall

9:00am

Bob Bergen X-Session
Limited Capacity seats available

How to create, sustain, and categorize original characters! 

Speakers
avatar for Bob Bergen

Bob Bergen

Keynote Speaker


Saturday March 22, 2014 9:00am - 12:00pm
Harding Room

9:00am

Performance Unleashed - Elaine Clark
Limited Capacity seats available

In this 12 person X Session, I'll show you ways to improve your performance so you become a better VO actpr & self-director.

Speakers
avatar for Elaine Clark

Elaine Clark

Owner/Founder/VO Guru, Voice One
Elaine Clark is an award winning actor, director, producer, certified teacher, playwright and the author of the quintessential voice-over book, There’s Money Where Your Mouth Is, in addition to being the owner/founder of Voice One. As an actor, she is a member of SAG and AFTRA, having performed in hundreds of voice-over and on-camera commercials, industrial narrations, video games, cartoons, film and made for television movies. She also... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sinclair Room

9:30am

YOUTH: Getting Started for Parents and Kids - Joe Loesch
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Joe Loesch as he shares with both parents and kids about working in the voiceover industry.  Joe will have words to help parents understand what to expect and how to guide their kids through the process.

Speakers
avatar for Joe Loesch

Joe Loesch

Breakout Speaker, Booth Camp
Joe Loesch is a voice actor, coach, spoken word producer and author. He travels with his "Booth Camp" workshops around the country, represented by VoiceOverXtra.com. http://BoothCamp.net - You have heard Joe in National ads, Cartoons, eLearning, Corporate Training and Audiobooks. He has produced award winning audiobooks for Harper Collins, Thomas Nelson, Pacific Press, Zondervan, Readio Theatre, etc. He has over twenty award winning children's... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 9:30am - 10:00am
Ogeechee Room

10:30am

Kids VO with Noelle Romano
Noelle Romano, kids trainer and coach for EDGE Studio will be working with kids as she takes them through the basics of working in voiceover.  She will be getting them warmed up and ready to go for an afternoon with Stevie Vallance.

Several Special Guest will be stopping by the session to introduce themselves to the group and share their experience in voiceover for some of the most recognized voices around. 

Speakers

Saturday March 22, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Ogeechee Room

10:45am

"A Look at the Modern Voice Over Industry"?

Join voiceover industry leaders as we take a closer look at where the voiceover industry it today and where its headed.

- Who are the players?

- What are the various roles within the marketplace

- Understanding new ways of doing things in a changing market

- Respecting the relationship between the roles of those players in the industry

- Understanding how clients work (as a voice over artist)

This is meant to be an insightful and open discussion about where the industry is today and where it's headed.  Don't miss it. 


Speakers
avatar for Umberger Agency

Umberger Agency

Owner | VO Talent Agent, Umberger Agency
Umberger Agency is a full service Voice Over agency representing voice actors in the US, Canada, Great Britain, Spain, and Italy and specializing in TV - Film - Radio - Commercials - Animation - Promo - Narration.  | | Our agency is recognized as having one of the strongest voice-over rosters in the country. We work hard to maintain the trust and respect of our clients and talent on the west coast, east coast, and... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Ciccarelli

Stephanie Ciccarelli

Co-Founder, Voices.com
Co-Founder of Voices.com
avatar for David Goldberg

David Goldberg

Founder and Director, Edge Studio
A leading authority on voice-over and “Chief Edge Officer” of Edge Studio, David Goldberg has cast and directed thousands of voice-over productions. He has also coached innumerable voice actors, from beginners to top working pros and celebrities. David says, “Although I don’t have a golden voice, I guess my ears work pretty well.” Indeed. David’s ears are considered the best in the... Read More →
avatar for Randy Thomas

Randy Thomas

Professional Voice Actor
America’s premiere female live voice announcer Randy Thomas made history as the first woman to announce The Academy Awards©, The Emmy Awards©, The SAG Awards©, The AFI Awards©, to name a few. As the seven-time announcer of The Oscars©, and fourteen-time Tony© announcer, Thomas has been winning accolades and opening doors for female voice artists for over 20 years. For the past nine years she’s... Read More →
avatar for Mary Lynn Wissner

Mary Lynn Wissner

Owner, Director, Voices VoiceCasting
As a former voiceover agent and casting director/owner of Voices Voicecasting for over 25 years, I know what the seekers of voices want. From beginners to working pros, I have nurtured and guided hundreds of talent into the voiceover world.


Saturday March 22, 2014 10:45am - 12:15pm
Grand Ballroom

12:15pm

All Hands On Deck - Sponsor Showcase
Join us in the exhibit hall as our sponsors and exhibitors showcase their products and services.

Sponsors
avatar for ACX - Audiobook Creation Exchange

ACX - Audiobook Creation Exchange

ACX - Audiobook Creation Exchange
ACX, the Audiobook Creation Exchange, was started by Audible in 2011. It is the worlds first online marketplace where authors and voice actors can connect directly to make audiobooks and have them distributed through Audible, Amazon, and iTunes.
avatar for Christopher Currier

Christopher Currier

Product Specialist, Sennheiser USA
avatar for EDGE Studio

EDGE Studio

EDGE Studio, LLC
avatar for VoiceoverCity, LLC

VoiceoverCity, LLC

VoiceoverCity, LLC
VoiceoverCity, LLC is a communication resource and training center located in Atlanta, Georgia.  With a focus on communication skills, VoiceoverCity works with those looking to work in the voiceover industry as well as those wanting to improve their overall communication skills. | | We are constantly asking ourselves how we can provide the right mix of services to benefit those that work with us.  It's your goal, but it's our privilege... Read More →
avatar for Voices.com

Voices.com

Voices.com
Voices.com is the online marketplace that connects businesses with voice over talent. | | Every now and then a company arises whose steely focus, passion for innovation and burning desire to change the world truly makes an impact. Voices.com strives to achieve amazing things through the talent and faith of ordinary people.


Saturday March 22, 2014 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Exhibit Hall

1:00pm

Lunch Break
Moderators
avatar for VoiceoverCity, LLC

VoiceoverCity, LLC

VoiceoverCity, LLC
VoiceoverCity, LLC is a communication resource and training center located in Atlanta, Georgia.  With a focus on communication skills, VoiceoverCity works with those looking to work in the voiceover industry as well as those wanting to improve their overall communication skills. | | We are constantly asking ourselves how we can provide the right mix of services to benefit those that work with us.  It's your goal, but it's our privilege... Read More →

Saturday March 22, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Andiamo Restruant

1:00pm

YOUTH: Tooned In for Kids - Stevie Vallance
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Saturday March 22, 2014 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Ogeechee Room

2:00pm

ACX - Audiobook Creation Exchange Presentation
“Audible Senior VP, Content Jason Ojalvo will lead a panel on the Audiobook industry and the opportunities Audible has to offer actors. From ACX, The Audiobook Creation Exchange, to the industry leading Audible Studios, this panel will feature information on the many ways voice actors can find work in audiobooks. Jason will be joined on this panel by experienced and engaging Atlanta-area producers and narrators, so make sure to add it to your agenda!”

Sponsors
avatar for ACX - Audiobook Creation Exchange

ACX - Audiobook Creation Exchange

ACX - Audiobook Creation Exchange
ACX, the Audiobook Creation Exchange, was started by Audible in 2011. It is the worlds first online marketplace where authors and voice actors can connect directly to make audiobooks and have them distributed through Audible, Amazon, and iTunes.


Saturday March 22, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Grand Ballroom

2:00pm

Creating an Edge - David Goldberg
Successful voice-over performance is about Long Term Growth.  And there are 3-steps to get it.

Join Edge Studio founder, David Goldberg, as he shares with you a few simple changes that translate into a lot more work ... and set you apart from your competition.  If you're in this for the long-haul, this presentation is critical. 

Speakers
avatar for David Goldberg

David Goldberg

Founder and Director, Edge Studio
A leading authority on voice-over and “Chief Edge Officer” of Edge Studio, David Goldberg has cast and directed thousands of voice-over productions. He has also coached innumerable voice actors, from beginners to top working pros and celebrities. David says, “Although I don’t have a golden voice, I guess my ears work pretty well.” Indeed. David’s ears are considered the best in the... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sinclair Room

2:00pm

Plugged Into Success - George Whitam & Christopher Currier
Join two industry leaders as they share with you many tips and insight into the tools you use to create high quality products for your clients.

Speakers
avatar for Christopher Currier

Christopher Currier

Product Specialist, Sennheiser USA
avatar for George Whittam

George Whittam

Director of Technology, Edge Studio
George Whittam is globally considered a top authority in voice over recording technology. He has invested thousands of hours researching studio design, recording equipment, and creating training materials for voice actors. In so doing, he has also become an industry innovator by developing specialized services that cater exclusively to voice over professionals. George was introduced to the world of voice over through a producer at the radio... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Exhibit Hall

2:00pm

VO Gaming Character Development - Dave Fennoy
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Dave Fennoy

Dave Fennoy

Dave Fennoy is one of the most sought after and versatile voices in the market today. | Although he regularly voices commercials, narrations, and TV promos, he has become a celebrity voice in world of video games. IMDB named Dave Fennoy “one of the 20 best male video game voices of all time”. He has been nominated and won several awards for his work as the iconic character LEE EVERETT, in the highly acclaimed and awarded Telltale... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Lanier Room

2:00pm

Branded for Success - Celia Siegel
Limited Capacity seats available

Join industry branding and marketing expert Celia Siegel as she walks you through the process of evaluating your current branding strategy, marketing, and business focus.

You will have an opportunity to submit your current materials for her to review prior to this session for her to evaluate and review live during the session. 

Speakers
avatar for Celia Siegel

Celia Siegel

Brand Builder & Success Strategist, Celia Siegel Management
Celia Siegel Management is known for creating effective success strategies and strong personal brands for voice talent - and then marketing those brands to the max - in a way that’s authentic to each voice actor.   Before founding & building CSM, Celia Siegel was a top West Coast talent agent. The fact that she is also a certified business and life coach comes in handy in many ways for her clients’ emotional and financial... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Harding Room

4:00pm

The Atlanta Panel - Jeffrey Umberger
Jeffrey Umberger brings together some of Atlanta's best directors, producers, agents, and more for this special panel discussion.

Moderators
avatar for Umberger Agency

Umberger Agency

Owner | VO Talent Agent, Umberger Agency
Umberger Agency is a full service Voice Over agency representing voice actors in the US, Canada, Great Britain, Spain, and Italy and specializing in TV - Film - Radio - Commercials - Animation - Promo - Narration.  | | Our agency is recognized as having one of the strongest voice-over rosters in the country. We work hard to maintain the trust and respect of our clients and talent on the west coast, east coast, and... Read More →

Saturday March 22, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Grand Ballroom

6:30pm

Living on Air with Joe Cipriano
Speakers
avatar for Joe Cipriano

Joe Cipriano

Joe Cipriano began his career as a broadcaster in Waterbury, Connecticut (his birthplace), while still in high school. Since then he has worked for the NBC, ABC, Fox and CBS TV and radio networks. He was the announcer for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on NBC in 2006. | Cipriano has been the announcer for the Grammy Awards multiple times. He performed the same function for... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Grand Ballroom

7:30pm

"Club Cip" Sponsored by Source-Elements
Join Joe Cipriano and sponsor Source-Elements for this reception following the Living on Air session.

Speakers
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Joe Cipriano

Joe Cipriano began his career as a broadcaster in Waterbury, Connecticut (his birthplace), while still in high school. Since then he has worked for the NBC, ABC, Fox and CBS TV and radio networks. He was the announcer for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on NBC in 2006. | Cipriano has been the announcer for the Grammy Awards multiple times. He performed the same function for... Read More →

Sponsors

Saturday March 22, 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Finish Line Restaurant

9:00pm

Copy Workout - David Goldberg
If you attended this conference in 2013, you saw that most of the attendees came to and didn't leave David's Copy Workout Class until the hotel shut us down.  Many said that those 3-hours were the most influential portion of the 3-day event. 

Now it's 2014.  The event is back.  And so is David.  Round 2.

Don't miss it ... your competition isn't...

Moderators
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EDGE Studio

EDGE Studio, LLC

Speakers
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David Goldberg

Founder and Director, Edge Studio
A leading authority on voice-over and “Chief Edge Officer” of Edge Studio, David Goldberg has cast and directed thousands of voice-over productions. He has also coached innumerable voice actors, from beginners to top working pros and celebrities. David says, “Although I don’t have a golden voice, I guess my ears work pretty well.” Indeed. David’s ears are considered the best in the... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Sinclair Room
 
Sunday, March 23
 

7:00am

The PhyZically FIT Workout with certified personal trainer & JNL Fusion Master trainer, Zurek.
The PhyZically FIT Workout with certified personal trainer & JNL Fusion Master trainer, Zurek.

Speakers
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Zurek

Fusion Master Trainer


Sunday March 23, 2014 7:00am - 8:00am
Chatahoochie Room

9:30am

Awards Breakfast and Conference Close
Join us Sunday morning as we wrap up the conference.

We will be revealing the winner of both the VO Atlanta 2014 Voiceover Conference AND the winner of the ACX Audiobook Contest.

We're also expecting some special guest during this time, so you don't want to miss it. 

Moderators
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VoiceoverCity, LLC

VoiceoverCity, LLC
VoiceoverCity, LLC is a communication resource and training center located in Atlanta, Georgia.  With a focus on communication skills, VoiceoverCity works with those looking to work in the voiceover industry as well as those wanting to improve their overall communication skills. | | We are constantly asking ourselves how we can provide the right mix of services to benefit those that work with us.  It's your goal, but it's our privilege... Read More →
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EDGE Studio

EDGE Studio, LLC

Speakers
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Joe Loesch

Breakout Speaker, Booth Camp
Joe Loesch is a voice actor, coach, spoken word producer and author. He travels with his "Booth Camp" workshops around the country, represented by VoiceOverXtra.com. http://BoothCamp.net - You have heard Joe in National ads, Cartoons, eLearning, Corporate Training and Audiobooks. He has produced award winning audiobooks for Harper Collins, Thomas Nelson, Pacific Press, Zondervan, Readio Theatre, etc. He has over twenty award winning children's... Read More →


Sunday March 23, 2014 9:30am - 11:30am
Grand Ballroom