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2016 Voice Arts® Awards Winners

Outstanding National TV Commercial, Best Voiceover
“Telenovela,” Tostitos
Voice Artist: Christian LanzClient: PepsiCo
VP of Marketing: Jeff Klein
Senior Director of Marketing: Dana Lawrence
Senior Director of Marketing: Alberto GalvanAgency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners
Margaret Johnson-Chief Creative Officer
Jon Wolanske-Creative Director
Sean Farrell-Art Director
Colin Nissan-Copywriter
Christina Wells-Producer
Group Account Director: Meredith Williams
Account Managers: Lisa Kourakos and Kateri McLucas
Assistant Account Manager: Levi Russell

Outstanding National TV Promo, Best Voiceover
West Texas Investors Club, CBNC
Voice Artist: Chris Fries
Brand Manager: Rene Brinkley
Creative Director: Doug Dezzani
Editor: Marc Schuller
Producer: Lawrence Shu

Outstanding TV Promo Campaign, Best Voiceover
Black Girls Rock, BET
Voice Artist: Toy Holmes
Creative Director: Jerome Ford
Producer
Writer: Sharita Peterson

Outstanding National TV Commercial Campaign, Best Voiceover
“Feed Greatness,” Purina
Voice Artist: Debbe Hirata
Executive Producer: Tim Lynch
Advertising Agency: Colle+McVoy
Agent: Erik Sheppard
|rt Director: Ned Munson
Cinematographer: Richard Hama
Copywriter: Chris Gault
Creative Director: Derek Bitter
Director: August Thurmer
Music: Marmose
Post Production: Ditch Edit / Mpls
Producer: John Borchardt
Production Company: Film League
Recording Engineer: Sam Gray
Voice Over Coach: Jodi Gottlieb
 Outstanding TV Animation, Best Voiceover
Epic Cat Battles with Puss in Boots, DreamWorksTV
Voice Artist: Christian Lanz
Director: Amanda Wyatt
Producers: Melanie Augustyn and Birk Rawlings

Outstanding Promo Demo Reel, Best Voiceover
 Voice Artist: Jason LaShea
Producer: Chuck Duran

Outstanding Animation Demo Reel, Best Voiceover
Voice Artist: Kimberly Woods
Producer/Director: Robin Armstrong

Outstanding Narration – TV or Film, Best Voiceover
E:60 The Family Business, ESPN
Voice Artist: Bob Peterson
Executive Producers: Craig Lazarus and Andy TennantAssociate Producers: Logan Cascia, Jim Grieco, Tom Bartlett, William Roach
Coordinating Producers: Ben Houser, Michael BaltierraEditors: Tim Spero, Matt McCormick
Producer: Matt Rissmiller
Supervising Producers: Heather Lombardo, Mike Johns, Vin Cannamela

Outstanding Local TV Commercial, Best Voiceover
UW Health, Remarkable
Voice Artist: Andrew Heyl
Agent: Trish Ryan
Casting Director: Kelly Moscinski
Creative Director/Writer: Mike Kriefski
Client: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics


Outstanding Local TV Promo, Best Voiceover

Voice Artist: Natalie Roers
Title: Olympic Swimmer
Client: WAVE 3 News

Outstanding Radio Commercial, Best Voiceover

State and Main Restaurant and Bar 2016
Voice Artist: J. Michael Collins
Director: Hannah Thompson
Producer: Chris Vail
Project Manager: Andrea Patsalides
 
 
 Outstanding Political Announcement – Image, Best Voiceover
“Great Moments in American Oratory”
Voice Artist: J. Michael Collins
Client: Huffington Post
Producer: Brian Spinks

Outstanding Movie Trailer, Best Voiceover
A Summer’s Eve
Voice Artist: Kirsten Cruz
Casting Director: Keith Michaels
Director: Emiliano Gagliani
Client: Metropolis

Outstanding Motion Picture Animation, Best Voiceover
Zootopia
Voice Artist: Ginnifer Goodwin
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Outstanding Consumer Sales Video, Best Voiceover
“Our People are Everything,” Aerotek
Voice Artist: Debbe Hirata
Account Director: Larry Evans
Agent: Richard S Hutchison
Animator: Joe Motion
Audio Engineers: Eric Thompson, Eric Johnson
CEO/Writer: Tarik Sedky
Color & Finishing: Moises Tavera
Creative Director: Eddie Snyder
Post Producer: Stephanie Rose
Producer: Shelby Hunter
Video Editor: Andrea Mendoza
Voice Over Coach: Jodi Gottlieb,

Outstanding E-Learning, Best Voiceover
Jaybird Wireless Headphones
Voice Artist: Marie Westbrook
Outstanding Commercial Demo Reel, Best Voiceover
Voice Artist: Marie Westbrook
Producer: Chuck Duran

Outstanding Narration Demo Reel, Best Voiceover
Voice Artist: Susan Bernard
Director/Writer: J. Michael Collins
Producer: AJ McKay

Outstanding Voiceover Podcast
VO Buzz Weekly
Hosts: Chuck Duran and Stacey J. Aswad
Editor: Jeff Castelluccio
Editor, Cameras and Graphics: Eric Fashingbauer, Jory Federighi, Mariana Brang
Guest: Dave Walsh

Outstanding Body of Work
Voice Artist: Bill Ratner

Outstanding Spoken Word or Storytelling – Best Performance
The Dragon and The Raven by G.A. Henty
Voice Artists: Brian Blessed, John Rhys-Davies, Helen George, Sylvester McCoy, John Bell, Katherine Kellgren and a Full Cast
Executive Producer: Bill Heid
Accent Coach: Daniel Philpott with Pernille Otbo
Associate Producers: Nick Heid, Aaron Fullan
London Casting Director: Philip Glassborow
Music Composer: John Campbell
Package Designer: Steve Tyrrell
Production and Studio Coordinator: Beecher Proch
Project Manager: Mark Drury
Recording Engineer/Sound Designer/Foley Artist: Rob Jorgensen
Studio Manager: Gabriella Bird
Writer/Director/Producer: John Fornof
Heirloom Audio Productions

Outstanding Promo Demo Reel – Spanish Voiceover
Voice Artist: Fabian Toro
Producer: Oswaldo Laverde, Menta Digital
Producer: Tupac Galarza, Huella Digital
Producer: Claudio Durán, AVE producciones

Outstanding Commercial Demo Reel, Best Spanish Voiceover
Voice Artist: Edu Valenzuela
Producer: Big Eyes Entertainment Inc.

Outstanding Narration Demo Reel, Best Spanish Voiceover
Voice Artist: Kristy Calvache
Dino Buddies: La Bicicleta de Muchos Colores Intractive eBook App by Aunt Eeebs and Sprout!
Author/Translator: Angela Capers
Illustrator/Creative Developments: Harry P. Capers Jr
Producer: Rivercrest Industries, Inc.

Outstanding TV/Radio Commercials & Trailers – Best Spanish Voiceover
“Madres,” Nestles
Voice Artist: Fabian Toro
Creative Director: Freddy Alfau
Redactora: Gabriela De Los Santos, VP
Chief Creative Officer: Alvaro Noboa
Agency: McCann Erickson Repubica Dominicana

Outstanding TV Promo – Best Spanish Voiceover
Olympics Rio 2016, NBCUniverso
Voice Artist: Roberto Sanchez

Audiobook Narration – Biography, Best Voiceover
Paul McCartney: The Life by Philip Norman
Voice Artist: Jonathan Keeble
Recorded Books

Audiobook Narration – Science Fiction, Best Narrator
Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay
Voice Artist: Simon Vance
Recorded Books
Audiobook Narration – Mystery, Best Narrator

Hour of the Wolf by Hakan Nesser
Voice Artist: Simon Vance
Publisher: HighBridge Audio,

Audiobook Narration – Author Performance, Best Narrator
Unashamed
Voice Artist: Lecrae Moore
Publisher: christianaudio,

Audiobook Narration – Crime & Thriller, Best Narrator
Murder Never Knocks by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins
Voice Artist: Stacy Keach
Blackstone Publishing
Audiobook Narration – Business or Education, Best Narrator
Girl Code by Cara Alwill Leyba
Voice Artists: Em Eldridge, Kate Orsini, Kyla Garcia, Cherise Boothe
Audiobooks.com
Audiobook Narration – Children’s Pre-School (Infant to 12), Best Narrator
The Cat’s Maw by Brooke Burgess
Voice Artist: David Kaye
Composer/Editor: Tobias Tinker
Director/Writer: Brooke Burgess
Author’s Republic

Audiobook Narration – Teens, Best Narrator
Plus One by Elizabeth Fama
Voice Artist: Julia Whelan
Director/Producer: Elizabeth Fama
Editor and Post Production: Peter Munters
Music Performance: Sara Lu
Original Music Composition/Music Performance: Jean Fama Cochrane
Publisher: Elizabeth Fama
Audiobook Narration – Classics, Best Narrator

The Adventures of Ulysses by Bernard Evslin
Voice Artist: Todd Haberkorn
Producer: David Zindel
Graymalkin Media


Audiobook Narration – Fiction, Best Narrator
Syncing Forward by W. Lawrence
Voice Artist: Will Damron
Executive Producer: James Tonn and Greg Lawrence
Editor: Bob Evoniuk
Producer: Greg Lawrence
Proofer: Travis Chaney
Podium Publishing

Audiobook Narration – Fantasy, Best Narrator
The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers
Voice Artist: Bronson Pinchot
Blackstone Publishing

Audiobook Narration – Health and Fitness, Best Narrator
In Movement There Is Peace, Stumbling 500 Miles Along the Way to the Spirit by Elaine Orabona Foster, PhD & Joseph Wilbred Foster III
Voice Artists: Pamela Almand and Scott Thomas
Production and Editing: The Captain’s Voice/ACX/Audible
Publisher: PsyConOps Publishing

Audiobook Narration – History, Best Narrator
Song Machine by John Seabrook
Voice Artist: Dion Graham
HighBridge Audio, a division of Recorded Books

Audiobook Narration – Metaphysical, Best Narrator
St. Francis of Assisi by G.K. Chesterton
Voice Artist: Simon Vance
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing

Audiobook Narration – Self Help, Best Narrator
Happiness by Thich Nhat Hanh
Voice Artist: Edoardo Ballerini
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing

Audiobook Narration – Romance, Best Narrator
A Buccaneer at Heart by Stephanie Laurens
Voice Artist: Steve West
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing

Audiobook Narration – Short Story Anthology, Best Narrator
The Truth is Out There by Jonathan Maberry
Voice Artists: Hillary Huber, Bronson Pinchot
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing

Outstanding Casting – Audiobook
A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin
Casting Director: Grover Gardner
Voice Artists: Thom Rivera, Dawn Harvey, Carol Monda, Hillary Huber, Bernadette Dunne, Kyla Garcia
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing

Audio Engineering – Audiobook
The Dragon and The Raven by G.A. Henty
Recording Engineer/Sound Designer/Foley Artist: Rob Jorgensen
Executive Producer: Bill Heid
Accent Coach: Daniel Philpott with Pernille Otbo
Associate Producers: Nick Heid and Aaron Fullan
London Casting Director: Philip Glassborow
Music Composer: John Campbell
Package Designer: Steve Tyrrell
Production and Studio Coordinator: Beecher Proch
Project Manager: Mark Drury
Studio Manager: Gabriella Bird
Voice Actors: John Rhys-Davies, Brian Blessed, John Bell, Full Cast, Helen George, Sylvester McCoy, Katherine Kellgren
Writer/Director/Producer: John Fornof
Publisher: Heirloom Audio Productions

Outstanding Production – Audiobook
The Dragon and The Raven by G.A. Henty
Executive Producer: Bill Heid,
Accent Coach: Daniel Philpott with Pernille Otbo, Associate Producers: Nick Heid, Aaron Fullan, London Casting Director: Philip Glassborow, Music Composer: John Campbell, Package Designer: Steve Tyrrell, Production and Studio Coordinator: Beecher Proch
Project Manager: Mark Drury
Recording Engineer/Sound Designer/Foley Artist: Rob Jorgensen
Studio Manager: Gabriella Bird
Voice Artists: John Rhys-Davies/Brian Blessed/John Bell/Full Cast/Helen George/Sylvester McCoy/Katherine Kellgren
Writer/Director/Producer: John Fornof
Publisher: Heirloom Audio Productions

Outstanding Casting – Motion Picture Film Animation
Zootopia
Casting Director: Jamie Sparer Roberts, CSA
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Outstanding Casting – Video
Real Trix Rabbit
Casting Director: Judy Keller
Executive Producer: Cindi Blondell, Senior Production Business Manager: Brent Larson
Client: General Mills