VO Intensity 2018

VO Intensity 2018 is for You!

Value - Growth - Development

VO Intensity was created to provide an opportunity for experience voice-actors to gain valuable knowledge and experience by working with leading trainers in the voiceover industry. In addition, the unique design of the program provides a number of unique opportunities.

Travel once for two workshops, thus saving on travel and lodging. You can pick ANY of the sessions of your choice, as long as there is a seat available
Outside of the training, attendees enjoy networking during our "Community Lunch" with other talent from around the country

Train with Experienced Industry Leaders as your engagement with the best training resources in the business

Lunch is provided Friday and Saturday
Sessions LIMITED to just 12 attendees

How it works?

There are two registration options.

Option 1: Register for the full program (Enjoy the Full-Program)
Select one presenter for Friday and Saturday then checkout. It's that simple.
Each session is unique, so feel free to mix them to your liking.

Option 2: Register for a one-day session (Friday or Saturday Only)
Select the desired presenter based on availability then proceed to checkout.

What's the investment?

Attend both days and your investment is just $645
(Earlybird is just $625 if you register by the end of the month)

Attend FRIDAY or SATURDAY and pay just $395
NOTE: Both Days have Lunch Included

Check out the trainer profiles below:

Christi Bowen [More Info]
eLearning Expert
Christi Bowen has over 20 years experience in voice over and video production. She is a full-time voice talent recording for clients all over the world and on many types of projects...from commercials and corporate narrations to eLearning modules and phone systems.

Her clients include L’Oreal, Walmart, General Mills, AAA Auto Club, Quaker Oats, IKEA, Philips and many more! Christi is the co-founder of the voiceover meetup group in Nashville called the Tennessee Voice Over Exchange. She’s also a Founding 500 member of World Voices Organization, an active member of the American Marketing Association-Nashville and Life Member of the University of Florida Alumni Association.

Christi uses her decades of experience as a producer to create videos and coordinate voiceover projects for her clients. She is a Regional Emmy and 9-time Telly Award winner for projects she’s produced.
Sara Sherman [More Info]
Freelance Animation Casting Director
Sara is an Emmy Nominated Freelance Animation Casting Director, Dialogue Director and Voiceover Coach.

She is currently working on projects with Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Animation.Before that, she was Jon Stewart'sHead of Casting for his animated project with HBO. However, the majority of her casting career was at Disney Television Animation, where she spent 12 years learning how to cast an animated series.

She was the Executive Director of Casting and Talent Relations before leaving at the beginning of 2017. She has worked on such hit shows as BIG HERO 6: THE SERIES, TANGLED EVER AFTER, MILO MURPHY’S LAW, PHINEAS AND FERB, GRAVITY FALLS, and STAR VS THE FORCES OF EVIL. Her credits also include MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE, YIN, YANG, YO, FISH HOOKS, CLUB PENGUIN, WANDER OVER YONDER, SUPER ROBOT MONKEY TEAM HYPERFORCE GO!, and many, many pilots.

Prior to joining Disney, Sara worked in development at Klasky Csupo known for RUGRATS and AS TOLD BY GINGERand at Gullane Entertainment known for THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE.
Andrea Toyias [More Info]
Senior Casting & Voice Director at Blizzard Entertainment
Andrea Toyias is the Senior Casting & Voice Director at Blizzard Entertainment where she enjoys bringing a wide-range of characters to life in World of WarCraft, Diablo, StarCraft and most recently, Blizzard's newest exciting titles, Hearthstone and Overwatch.

Andrea has been working in the video game industry for over 15 years. Her early years were spent at Vivendi Games where she first developed her love and passion for voice acting; first as a Dialogue Editor and later as the in-house Recording Engineer. She worked with hundreds of actors on innumerable games of every genre, ranging from the fun and entertaining Spyro to the dark and ominous Chronicles of Riddick. In 2008, Andrea transitioned to Blizzard Entertainment and began building the voice department from the ground up. She currently spends most of her time in the recording studio where casting and directing ghouls, goblins, demons, space aliens and super heroes are her specialty.

Andrea’s latest work on the award-winning game, Overwatch, has led her all over the globe as she searches for characters of every background, ethnicity and sound in order to make Blizzard's newest undertaking come to life in new, more vibrant ways.

Andrea's goal, no matter the role and no matter the project, is to find a truth and believably in every line, in every character and in every performance.
Mary Lynn Wissner [More Info]
Casting Director, Voices Voicecasting
Since, 1990 Mary Lynn and her award winning company, Voices Voicecasting, has cast thousands and thousands of voice talent in thousands and thousands of voiceover productions. From the Clio winning CHEVRON TALKING CARS to the 13 part HISTORY, THE COLOR OF WAR to CHRYSLER, RADIO SHACK, CHIQUITA, FIAT, TACO BELL, WALGREENS, KLEENEX, US ARMY, SONY, 7-11, TECATE, CLOROX, JEEP, MATTEL, LEAP PAD (just to name a few)… to several feature films, animation series and video games, audio books and narrations. Also, casting voices for E-Learning, Promos and IVR…whatever voice request is needed, Mary Lynn has found the voice for it!

In addition to her successful casting career, Mary Lynn has continued to direct workshops, coach and consult, and direct talent all across the country. Her popular MEET THE AGENT and MEET THE PRO events introduce talent to leaders in our industry. In 2014, Mary Lynn created the THE VOICE OVER SELF DIRECTION APP. The app for your iPhone,iPad, and Android devices guides you to the perfect read, right at your fingertips and right in your home booth!

Talent, producers, ad execs and creatives all know that when you work with Mary Lynn, you work with someone who loves what she does and brings that love and expertise to any production, studio or workshop.
Cliff Zellman [More Info]
Automotive VO Master
Cliff Zellman has been active in the production industry for over 40+ years and pretty much recorded, produced, directed and edited just about anything & everything audio. His firm foundation in music has been instrumental (pun intended) in his success on the "other side of the glass". He has received several awards of recognition including an Emmy in 1990 for “Outstanding Lyrics and Music” for “Beauty and the Beast”. His audio production experience has taken him throughout the country as well as several projects in Taipei for Rock Records, Friendly Dogs Music Group and Music Impact/BMG Asia.

In his early years, Cliff was chief engineer for Fidelity Recording Studio in Studio City Ca. from 1981 to 1994. And from ’90 to ’95 was the ‘recordist’ for dozens of animated TV series, where he discovered his love of voice over.

He moved to Dallas in 1995 to pursue a calmer lifestyle for his growing family. In 2006 he founded the Dallas Voice Acting Meet Up Group, now with well over a thousand members. Currently, Cliff is the Director of Audio Production / Client Creative Services for RadioVision Inc, Dallas Texas, a full-service marketing & advertising agency specializing in automotive for 21 years. He has directed, edited and mixed over 20,000 automotive spots over the past 21 years.

Cliff is also the Owner of A-MazingDemos, creating custom VO demos for the professional Voice Over Industry.

Cliff is on the Technical Standard Committee with World-Voices Org. (WoVO) and has led exciting, entertaining, informative and sweat inducing workshops all across the country. If you’re looking for a solid VO workout, Cliff PROMISES it’s more fun than you can possibly imagine. Be there!