Registration

The Art of Audiobook Narration – Calgary

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 – Sunday, Oct 6, 2019

10:00am – 6:00pm

While paper and e-book sales continue their steady downward decline, the audiobook industry continues to grow by leaps and bounds, increasing by approximately 20-25% year after year after year.  Learn what it takes to become a part of this exploding industry with this weekend workshop, the only one of its kind in North America.

Taught by Dawn Harvey, an award-winning audiobook narrator, this course will cover audiobook basics such as:

  • fiction and non-fiction considerations;
  • 1st person vs. 3rd person reads;
  • the roles and responsibilities of the narrator;
  • audiobook preparation (including access to Dawn’s one of a kind audiobook preparation spreadsheet);
  • researching tools (including links to the best resources);
  • “casting” your novel;
  • handling dialogue including other genders;
  • accent/dialect considerations and tools;
  • connecting with the text for an authentic read;
  • and more!

Students will learn from a combination of lecture and one-on-one instruction as they work through 3 selections, 2 fiction and 1 non-fiction.  A session in the studio will be recorded for you and will include Dawn’s direction of your read.  (NOTE: Due to the advanced nature of this class, previous voiceover and/or acting experience is required.  This course is usually offered only once annually.)

Prerequisite: Previous voice over and/or acting experience – please detail in the registration form.

Class fee: $500 + tax

Early Bird Registration: $450 + tax

Event Category

Calgary

Event Location

The Beach Audio
619 11 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2G 0Y8

Event Fees

Early Bird (until Sept 13th)
CAD 472.50
Regular
CAD 525.00

Total Seats

10

Remaining Seats

5