THAT'S VOICEOVER TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Thu Dec. 5

MAIN EVENTS

If voice acting is your passion or even your dream, you're in the perfect place! That's Voiceover Career Expo (TVO) is the longest-running voiceover conference on the planet, delivering the most innovative ideas for serious networking, real-world auditions, state-of-the-art training, powerful industry presentations, and inspiring award acknowledgments of the legends and influencers in the voice acting community. This year, TVO introduces the Master Intensive Series, offering ticketholders the option to purchase additional training through extraordinary semi-private coaching sessions with some of the world's most proven coaches. Check out the full TVO schedule below. (Please note that your ticket for That's Voiceover covers all sessions in the Main Ballroom. The Master Intensive Series is a separate cost, which you can purchase a la carte.)

Mastery Intensive Series

All-new at this year’s That’s Voiceover Career Expo, SOVAS presents the Mastery Intensive Series (MI Series). This series is tailor-made for attendees eager to gain the additional benefits of hands-on, one-on-one directed training sessions in specific VO genres. The MI Series is designed to help you delve deeper into your craft and pinpoint specific areas ripe for new discovery. Each class is 2 hours long and limited to just 10 students, with attendance on a first-come, first-served basis. While we'll maintain the jam-packed flow of presentations and auditions on the main stage, if you’re looking for something more, the MI Series is the perfect option. Please note that the semi-private MI Series is a special offering exclusively for That’s Voiceover (TVO) ticketholders. To ensure a personalized and enriching experience, each class in this series is available for an additional fee of $99. We look forward to providing an intimate and impactful learning environment for all participants.

9:00 am
Thu Dec. 5
9:00 am - 9:50 pm ptRoom: Imperial Ballroom
NETWORKING BREAKFAST

It's day 1 my friends. Enjoy a continental breakfast buffet while catching up with friends and colleagues before another day of leveling up begins. And don't forget to say hello to our trusted exhibitors. They are a big part of what makes That's Voiceover work, so show them some love.

10:00 am
Keith Arem
Producer, Director, Innovator
Valerie Arem
Director, Producer, Voice Actor
Thu Dec. 5
10:00 am - 10:50 am ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
PCB Production Presents VOCAP LIVE!

Buckle up! Prolific video game producers and directors, Keith Arem and Valerie Arem want you to succeed in video games... and that means a fast-paced, high octane, interactive the magic

11:00 am
JB Blanc
Actor, Voice Actor, Director, Producer, Educator
Thu Dec. 5
11:00 am - 11:50 am ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
BE YOUR OWN RAINMAKER

Get ready for a career-changing experience with industry Guru, JB Blanc - the consummate voice actor, actor, director, and writer.

11:25 am
Ania O’Hare
Head of Casting & Talent Relations, DreamWorks Animation TV
Thu Dec. 5
11:25 am - 1:25 pm ptRoom: California 3
DREAMWORKS’ ANIMATION TECHNIQUE
MASTERING THE ART

Step into the spotlight with Ania O’Hare, the actor’s Casting Director! Ania is more than just any casting director—she's a maestro at understanding exactly what each actor needs to bring a story vividly to life, expertly guiding them straight to its heart.

11:25 am
Mabel Cezar
Dubbing Director, Actor and Coach / Casting Director
Rayani Immediato
Dubbing Director / Dubbing Actress
Thu Dec. 5
11:25 am - 1:25 pm ptRoom: California 4
DUBBING IN PRACTICE: WORLD MASTERS
TAKE YOU BY THE HAND TO LEARN

Mabel Cezar & Rayani Immediato are world renowned dubbing experts, and they're here to show you how to expand your career through a refined and proven approach to both the technical and performance side of dubbing. Their new book, The Golden Rule of Dubbing, is the go-to text for the industry, and they are here to leverage their skills to level up your ability to succeed in dubbing.

12:00 pm
Thu Dec. 5
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm ptRoom: Exhibitor Hall
EXHIBITOR NETWORKING

Discover why the Exhibitor Hall is the place to be! Meet our trusted exhibitors, tap into their expertise about their services, enjoy thrilling raffles, and snag some cool swag. Don’t miss out on the excitement—join us and connect with the best in the business!

1:00 pm
Portia Scott
Talent Agent, Coast To Coast Talent
Thu Dec. 5
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
UNLOCKING NICKELODEON'S VOICE ACTING ALCHEMY: CREATORS, AGENTS, AND VOICE TALENT SPEAK

Join Talent Agent Portia Scott from Coast To Coast Talent for a one-of-a-kind conversation that takes you inside the creative powerhouse of Nickelodeon!

1:25 pm
Keith Arem
Producer, Director, Writer
Valerie Arem
Director, Producer, Voice Actor
Thu Dec. 5
1:25 pm - 3:25 pm ptRoom: California 3
THE ART OF MOCAP AND VOCAP
FULL BODY IMMERSION TRAINING

Valerie and Keith Arem get up close and personal to provide you with the tools and the understanding of what will allow you to excel as a performer in the the most dynamic of sphere video game performance for voice actors.

1:25 pm
Bill Holms
The Voiceover Doctor
Thu Dec. 5
1:25 pm - 3:25 pm ptRoom: California 4
SELF-DIRECTION FOR COMMERCIALS
BREAKING BARRIERS, FREEING IMAGINATION

Master the art of self-direction with Bill Holms, affectionately known as The Voiceover Doctor. Self-direction demands practice, trust in your instincts, and the ability to shed self-doubt—a vital skill set for voice actors who frequently work solo.

2:00 pm
Nancy Cartwright
Voiceover Artist, Actor, Painter, Sculptor, Producer, Philanthropist and Author
Thu Dec. 5
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
Living Life Artfully, with Nancy Cartwright

Nancy Cartwright, recipient of the Backstage Vanguard Award from SOVAS, will grace us as our illustrious keynote speaker. Known for her infectious enthusiasm and passion, Nancy's insights are set to energize and inspire, shaping the tone for an unforgettable weekend.

2:05 pm
Dave Fennoy
Voice Actor, Producer, Educator
Thu Dec. 5
2:05 pm - 4:05 pm ptRoom: Room: Pacific Coast 4
ANALYZE THIS: BREAKING DOWN GAMING SCRIPTS FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS

Learn Dave Fennoy's unique process for breaking down gaming scripts for ultimate success. Dave is a titan in the world of voice acting, celebrated not only for his talent but also for the unique insights he generously shares with both novices and seasoned professionals.

2:05 pm
Joel Snyder, PhD
Voice Actor, VO Coach, Author
Thu Dec. 5
2:05 pm - 4:05 pm ptRoom: Room: Pacific Coast 2
Audio Description As Art: The Visual Made Verbal

Are you ready to unlock a new income stream in your voiceover career? Meet Joel Snyder, Ph.D., a true pioneer and one of the original audio describers in the field. He's here to guide you into the expansive world of audio description.

3:00 pm
Thu Dec. 5
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
NETWORKING LUNCHEON

Take a moment to gather your thoughts, enjoy a buffet lunch and connect with friends, colleagues, and our very knowledgeable exhibitors.

4:30 pm
Fannie Brett
Voice Actor, Director, Producer
Max Rabault
Director, Engineer
Thu Dec. 5
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm ptRoom: California 3
THE REMOTE REVOLUTION: DUBBING FROM HOME

Catch lightning with Fannie Brett and Max Rabault, global dubbing experts and founders of 7 Holdings Media, as they guide you through their latest breakthrough in remote dubbing from home. One-on-one, hands-on guidance with newly developed workflows, using VoiceQ technology.

4:30 pm
Michael Scott
Voice Actor, VO Coach
Thu Dec. 5
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm ptRoom: California 4
EFFORTLESS EFFORTS IN VIDEO GAMING:
GRUNTS, CRIES, SCREAMS, AND DYING HARD

Michael Scott is a rapidly ascending star in the video gaming industry, known not only for his expertise but also for his generosity in sharing his knowledge. In the realm of video games, "efforts"—those essential sounds that bring characters to life—play a pivotal role, yet they can be taxing and even damaging to the vocal cords.

4:30 pm
JB Blanc
Producer, Director, Voice Actor
Thu Dec. 5
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm ptRoom: California 3
UNLOCKING THE SCRIPT: MINING FOR GOLD

Most scripts offer obvious clues to the voice actor. But obvious is neither competitive nor creative. JB Blanc will be your guide to getting the very best juice from every script you pick up.

5:00 pm
Thu Dec. 5
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm ptRoom: Room: Pacific Coast 4
AUDIOBOOKS GALORE

Audiobook revenue grew 9% in 2023 to $2 billion. What does that tell you? Becoming a successful audiobook narrator requires a unique blend of passion, talent, and intellect. Narrators must have a deep love for storytelling and the ability to convey the nuances of text with their voice. Join us to learn how.

6:00 pm
Voice Arts® Legacy Award
SOVAS
Thu Dec. 5
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
LEGACY AWARD

The Voice Arts® Legacy Award is an annual honor bestowed upon a luminary in the voice acting community. This prestigious award recognizes an individual who not only exemplifies exceptional talent and unique achievements but is also celebrated for their generous spirit, steadfast support of the community, and unwavering advocacy for humanitarian causes. Selecting the recipient is always a challenging decision given the caliber of the candidates. We invite you to be present for this special announcement. Be in the room when it happens.

THAT'S VOICOEVER TICKET ON SALE NOW!

Fri Dec. 6

MAIN EVENTS

If voice acting is your passion or even your dream, you're in the perfect place! That's Voiceover Career Expo (TVO) is the longest-running voiceover conference on the planet, delivering the most innovative ideas for serious networking, real-world auditions, state-of-the-art training, powerful industry presentations, and inspiring award acknowledgments of the legends and influencers in the voice acting community. This year, TVO introduces the Master Intensive Series, offering ticketholders the option to purchase additional training through extraordinary semi-private coaching sessions with some of the world's most proven coaches. Check out the full TVO schedule below. (Please note that your ticket for That's Voiceover covers all sessions in the Main Ballroom. The Master Intensive Series is a separate cost, which you can purchase a la carte.)

Mastery Intensive Series

All-new at this year’s That’s Voiceover Career Expo, SOVAS presents the Mastery Intensive Series (MI Series). This series is tailor-made for attendees eager to gain the additional benefits of hands-on, one-on-one directed training sessions in specific VO genres. The MI Series is designed to help you delve deeper into your craft and pinpoint specific areas ripe for new discovery. Each class is 2 hours long and limited to just 10 students, with attendance on a first-come, first-served basis. While we'll maintain the jam-packed flow of presentations and auditions on the main stage, if you’re looking for something more, the MI Series is the perfect option. Please note that the semi-private MI Series is a special offering exclusively for That’s Voiceover (TVO) ticketholders. To ensure a personalized and enriching experience, each class in this series is available for an additional fee of $99. We look forward to providing an intimate and impactful learning environment for all participants.

9:00 am
Fri Dec. 6
9:00 am - 9:50 am ptRoom: Imperial Ballroom
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

It's day 2 my friends. Enjoy a continental breakfast buffet while catching up with friends and colleagues before the day of leveling up begins. And don't forget to say hello to our trusted exhibitors. They are a big part of what makes That's Voiceover work, so show them some love.

10:00 am
David Cuetter
Sr. Bilingual Audio Producer, Pandora
Steve Pogatch
Director, Producer, Voice Actor
Fri Dec. 6
10:00 am - 11:15 am ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
ELEVATE THE HUMAN LISTENING EXPERIENCE: A VO MASTERCLASS

Join Steve Pogatch and David Cuetter for a one-of-a-kind touring masterclass specifically tailored to train voice actors in the nuanced art of voice acting, while immersing them in the distinctive brand criteria that define the Pandora experience. Plus, in an exclusive partnership with SOVAS, Pandora is offering a once-in-a-lifetime audition opportunity for two attendees (English and Spanish speakers) to become go-to talents on the prestigious Pandora Roster!

11:25 am
Ania O’Hare
Head of Casting & Talent Relations, DreamWorks Animation TV
Fri Dec. 6
11:25 am - 12:15 pm ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
DREAMWORKS PRESENTS THE WIZARDRY OF CASTING AND PERFORMANCE

Dive into the magical world of DreamWorks in this whimsically curated panel where Ania O'Hare will illuminate DreamWorks' winning approach to casting voice actors for its hottest TV series. Plus, meet the voice actors who landed their dream roles with DreamWorks and...

11:25 am
Dave Fennoy
Voice Actor,
Voice Arts® Award Winner
Fri Dec. 6
11:25 am - 1:25 pm ptRoom: California 3
Character Development for Video Games

Join Dave Fennoy, one of the most esteemed voice actors in the video gaming industry, for an exclusive masterclass. Dave will guide you through the process of uncovering the essential aspects of a character, elevating your auditions, and significantly enhancing your chances of landing roles. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a true master and take your voice acting to the next level with Dave's unique insights.

11:25 am
Terri Nicole
Voice Actor, Actor, Educator
Fri Dec. 6
11:25 am - 1:25 pm ptRoom: California 4
THE VO E-LEARNING ACCELERATOR: THE UNTAPPED INCOME STREAM

In this intimate, 2-hour, directed master class Terri Nicole will teach what it takes to master the eLearning space and how to add this growing genre to your income stream. Terri manages a prolific VO career and is the consummate educator. In fact, She holds a Master’s in Technology, Innovation & Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, a certificate in Entrepreneurship from Lakewood University, and a degree in Comparative Literature from Columbia University. Yes, she came to play.

1:00 pm
Fannie Bret
Voice Actor, Director, Producer
Max Rabault
Audio Engineer, Director, Inventor
Fri Dec. 6
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
DUBBING REVOLUTION - DOING IT FROM HOME JUST GOT EASIER

In case you missed yesterday's the Mastery Intensive, which was a special class for only 10 students, you have another chance to catch lightning with Fannie Brett and Max Rabault on the main stage in the Marquis Ballroom.

1:25 pm
Keith Arem
Producer, Director, Writer
Valerie Arem
Director, Producer, Voice Attor
Fri Dec. 6
1:25 pm - 3:25 pm ptRoom: California 3
The Art of MOCap and VOCap: Full Body Immersion Training

VOCap and MOCap represent some of the most thrilling opportunities for voice actors to engage in top-tier experiences. Keith and Valerie are the ultimate experts in teaching the intricacies of this technology while ensuring you deliver superb performances.

1:25 pm
Jodi Gottlieb
Producer, Director, Coach
Fri Dec. 6
1:25 pm - 3:25 pm ptRoom: California 4
Perfecting Promos With Jodi Gottlieb: Nailing the Performance That Books

Who doesn't want to break into promos? It's a lucrative voiceover genre where a single voice can represent a brand for months or even years. With over 20 years of experience, Coach Jodi Gottlieb is an expert in what it takes to succeed in this field, and she's ready to pass that knowledge on to you.

2:05 pm
Jai Minoli
Talent Agent, Atlas Talent Agency
Fri Dec. 6
2:05 pm - 4:05 pm ptRoom: Pacific Coast 2
Reinvent Your Audition Process: A Fresh New Take

Jai Minoli, a leading US Agent with Atlas Talent, brings a fresh and timely perspective on what's currently trending in commercials, dubbing, and beyond. Join him at this exclusive Mastery Intensive during That's Voiceover, where he'll invigorate your audition techniques and...

2:05 pm
Lori Alan
Voice Actor, Coach, Director
Fri Dec. 6
2:05 pm - 4:05 pm ptRoom: Pacific Coast 4
Animate Your Performance: Bringing Imagination to Life

Join Voice Arts Award-winning voice actor Lori Alan as she teaches you how to turn the voices in your head into captivating recordings that win auditions for animated characters and more. In this dynamic workshop...

2:10 pm
Honoree to Be Announced
Fri Dec. 6
2:10 pm - 3:00 pm ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
BACKSTAGE VANGUARD AWARD

The Backstage Vanguard Award (founded in 2014) is a prestigious honor in the voice acting industry, presented by the Society of Voice Arts and Sciences (SOVAS) and sponsored by Backstage Magazine. This award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of voice acting, either through pioneering new techniques, advancing the industry through innovative practices, or inspiring others with their exceptional leadership and dedication.

3:00 pm
Fri Dec. 6
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm ptRoom: Imperial Ballroom
Networking Luncheon

Enjoy a fabulous lunch while meeting new people and catching up with old friends. And, be sure to let our Exhibitors know that you appreciate the support they have given to make events like That's Voiceover a reality for growing VO careers.

5:00 pm
Joan Baker
Host, Voice Actor, Author, and VP, SOVAS
Fri Dec. 6
5:00 pm - 5:50 pm ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
Do You Want A Revolution? Women Power in Voiceover

Joan Baker leads an extraordinary lineup of the fiercest women in voice acting, and they're ready to challenge the status quo. Forget subtle shifts—these trailblazing women have shattered barriers and are hungry for more. This panel won't just discuss the tough issues; it will ignite fresh ideas, spark demands, and carve out new possibilities, all happening right now. Prepare for groundbreaking discussions that will transform lives and reshape the industry. This pivotal panel will be remembered as a turning point, where women forge new pathways for equal opportunity at every stage of life. Bring your ideas and questions, and join this powerhouse team in driving revolutionary change.

6:15 pm
Joan Baker
Voice Actor, Author, and VP, SOVAS
Brian Stivale
Voice Actor, Narrator, Legend
Fri Dec. 6
6:15 pm - 7:00 pm ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
CBS AUDITION SPOTLIGHT

A thrilling, live, audition with everything on the line. The CBS Audition Spotlight, sponsored by the Society of Voice Arts and Sciences (SOVAS), is a prominent event designed to showcase and elevate emerging talent in the voice acting industry. This initiative provides a significant platform for voice actors to audition in front of some of the top casting directors and industry professionals affiliated with CBS, one of America's major television networks.

THAT'S VOICEOVER TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Sat Dec. 7

MAIN EVENTS

If voice acting is your passion or even your dream, you're in the perfect place! That's Voiceover Career Expo (TVO) is the longest-running voiceover conference on the planet, delivering the most innovative ideas for serious networking, real-world auditions, state-of-the-art training, powerful industry presentations, and inspiring award acknowledgments of the legends and influencers in the voice acting community. This year, TVO introduces the Master Intensive Series, offering ticketholders the option to purchase additional training through extraordinary semi-private coaching sessions with some of the world's most proven coaches. Check out the full TVO schedule below. (Please note that your ticket for That's Voiceover covers all sessions in the Main Ballroom. The Master Intensive Series is a separate cost, which you can purchase a la carte.)

Mastery Intensive Series

All-new at this year’s That’s Voiceover Career Expo, SOVAS presents the Mastery Intensive Series (MI Series). This series is tailor-made for attendees eager to gain the additional benefits of hands-on, one-on-one directed training sessions in specific VO genres. The MI Series is designed to help you delve deeper into your craft and pinpoint specific areas ripe for new discovery. Each class is 2 hours long and limited to just 10 students, with attendance on a first-come, first-served basis. While we'll maintain the jam-packed flow of presentations and auditions on the main stage, if you’re looking for something more, the MI Series is the perfect option. Please note that the semi-private MI Series is a special offering exclusively for That’s Voiceover (TVO) ticketholders. To ensure a personalized and enriching experience, each class in this series is available for an additional fee of $99. We look forward to providing an intimate and impactful learning environment for all participants.

9:00 am
Sat Dec. 7
9:00 am - 9:50 am ptRoom: Imperial Ballroom
BREAKFAST

It's day 3 my friends. Enjoy a continental breakfast buffet while catching up with friends and colleagues before the final day of leveling up begins. And don't forget to say hello to our trusted exhibitors. They are a big part of what makes That's Voiceover work, so please show them some love.

10:00 am
Mabel Cezar
Dubbing Director, Actor and Coach / Casting Director
Rayani Immediato
Dubbing Director / Dubbing Actress
Sat Dec. 7
10:00 am - 11:15 am ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
The Golden Guide to Dubbing

Yesterday, you may have been among the privileged group who worked one-on-one with Mabel Cezar and Rayani Immediato. They're back to teach their inspired technique to dubbing for everyone in attendance. You may even be chosen to work with them from the stage. The big picture, however, is that no one will walk away from this first-time presentation, based on their new book, The Golden Rules of Dubbing.

11:25 am
Simon Kennedy
Voice Actor / Comedian / Author / Pres. AAVA
Sat Dec. 7
11:25 am - 11:55 am ptRoom: Marquis Ballroom
The Resilient Voice Actor: The Road Beyond Talent

This is one for the ages. Simon Kennedy – is an extraordinary person. And it’s not because of any supernatural powers. It’s because he has chosen time and time again to pick himself up when he falls, or when something falls on him. In other words, he’s an ordinary person who makes extraordinary choices. Prepare yourself for his extraordinary story when he takes the stage at That's Voiceover Career Expo.

11:25 am
Terri Nicole
Voice Actor / Actor / Educator
Sat Dec. 7
11:25 am - 1:25 pm ptRoom: California 3
THE VO E-LEARNING ACCELERATOR: THE UNTAPPED INCOME STREAM

In this intimate, 2-hour, directed master class Terri Nicole will teach what it takes to master the eLearning space and how to add this growing genre to your income stream. Terri manages a prolific VO career and is a consummate educator. In fact, She holds a Master’s in Technology, Innovation & Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, a certificate in Entrepreneurship from Lakewood University, and a degree in Comparative Literature from Columbia University. Yes, she came to play.

1:25 pm
Joe Cipriano
Voice Actor / Author / Master Teacher / Legend
Sat Dec. 7
1:25 pm - 3:25 pm ptRoom: California 3
Power Up your PromoMojo In real time

Joe Cipriano's journey in the voice acting world reads like a fairytale. One day, he awoke to find himself at the pinnacle of an incredible legacy, surrounded by adoring colleagues, celebrated for award-winning voice work with the globe's most iconic brands, and trusted by America's top TV producers to lend his voice to Emmy-winning series, game shows, award shows, and even the CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade. Now, Joe is ready to pass the torch through his masterful teaching.

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