Out of Town: Calgary - Animation Weekend Intensive


Out of Town: Calgary - Animation Weekend Intensive

from 287.50

COST: $575 + GST  (2 payments of $$287.50 + GST)

2 day weekend workshop
Instructors: Lee Tockar

Animation is growing in Western Canada every year.  On The Mic Training’s 2-day workshop is designed for aspiring animation voice-over actors to explore and experience both the pre-lay and dubbing avenues of animation voice-over. You will learn industry expectations and are guided through many scripts and exercises to give you the tools you need to book the role.

Next Session: TBD

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This 2-day workshop is designed to help you learn the process of how a script evolves from words on a page into the characters you see on your favourite cartoons and anime series.  There will be discussions about the opportunities available to you in the current voice-over industry, in particular those offered through places like Chinook Animation in Calgary and what is expected from you at auditions and on the job. 

Specifically, you will:

  • Work in a professional studio, with industry-standard equipment
  • Become familiar with mic technique, studio etiquette and industry terminology in both anime and animation
  • Learn your voice range, in terms of announcer reads, characters and age
  • Learn how to play a scene and make it believable, using the essence of your personality and imagination
  • Receive direction on your reads and apply it to the next take
  • Discuss the business of the business, such as agents, demos, and online opportunities
  • Receive all of your recorded work on an mp3 at the end of the 2-day workshop, which you can use create an animation demo

Location: The Forge Audio - # 308, 1235, 26th Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 1R7