Audio Books – The Art and Business

Cities available: Calgary, Edmonton

Class fee: $500 + tax (Early Bird: $450 + tax)

One of the fastest growing Voice Artist industries, this is the only comprehensive class offered in Canada.

The audiobook industry continues to grow by leaps and bounds, increasing by approximately 40% annually. Learn what it takes to become a part of this exploding industry with this weekend workshop, the only one of its kind in Canada.

Taught by Dawn Harvey, an award winning audiobook narrator, this course will cover the following:
• Audiobook basics such as fiction vs. non-fiction
• 1st person vs. 3rd person reads,
• Audiobook preparation:
o Research, “casting” your novel,
o Handling dialogue including gender and accent/dialect considerations,
• The business of audiobooks including auditions, demos, rates, industry connections and finding work.
• A session in the studio will be recorded for you and critiqued.

NOTE: Previous voiceover and/or acting experience is required. This course is usually offered only once annually.


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