Thu, Feb 16|
Online via ZOOM
Video Game VO Acting
TIME & LOCATION
Feb 16, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
Online via ZOOM, Streaming via CA Studio
"To make an impact on an audience by moving them to tears, awe, or laughter. Whether you are 3 or 3,000, a lizard or a queen, a soldier or a zombie, you can transform the listener and yourself to another world by the sheer power of your own unique voice. "
The video game industry is a multi-billion dollar one. There is work for all kinds of voice actors. Learn about the magic of Video Game Voice-over in this special 3 Hour workshop from Ellen Dubin. Ellen's voice was recently featured in the Oscar-winning film Dune.
In this intense 3 hour workshop, Ellen will help guide students as we explore together:
- Basic techniques in breaking down video game copy. We will study actual scripts from produced video games.
- Finding your signature approach to make the scripts soar through strong personal acting choices.
- Various genres within this medium.
- How to be confident in the art form and jump in without fear and have fun doing it.
Bring your imagination, dress comfortably ( yes, we will be moving even on Zoom), and a bottle of water, and we will dive into this fabulous, fun world. Can't wait to bring out the best in you!
Award winning, multi-nominated Ellen has enjoyed a unique and diverse career from becoming a cult figure in the sci-fi world as the iconic Giggerota in the international hit “Lexx”, to playing the series lead in the highly acclaimed “The Collector” (GEMINI Nomination Best Actor in a Drama Series), to delighting audiences in the biggest comedy of all time- “Napoleon Dynamite”.
Her powerful voice lead her to work in AAA/indie video games: “Fallout “4 (BTVA Winner), “Skyrim”, “Elder Scrolls”, “World Of Warcraft”, “Star Trek Online”, “Wasteland 2+3”, “Defense Grid 2”, “Star Wars Uprising”, “Guild Wars 2”, ", “Starlink: Battle For Atlas”, “Astria Ascending”, “Agents Of Mayhem” , the cinematic trailer for "Valorant Esports" and "Ruination: League of Legends".Her role as Herida in “Skyforge” landed her a SOVAS nomination for Outstanding Video Game Voice Over, with another nod for Ms. Dazzle in “Adam Ruins Everything” for Best Animation Voice in a TV Series.
Currently, she is thrilled to be heard in the OSCAR Winning film “Dune” as Bene Gesserit Ancestors ( Best Sound Winner) in Pixars' "Turning Red", opposite Naomi Watts in "The Desperate Hours" and soon to be released Blumhouse's horror film "M3GAN" as an AI. She is proud to be part of the Star Wars universe as Captain Phasma in the EMMY nominated “Star Wars Resistance” and “Lego: Star Wars” on Disney + .Ellen is the official narration voice of Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary and all four “World Of Color” at California Adventure Park as well as the voice model for Disney Paris, Tokyo and Shanghai.She can also be heard in Netflix’s “Bonfire Of Destiny” and “Crimes That Bind” and has recurring roles on the new series "Daniel Spellbound" on Netflix and "Elinor Wonders Why" on PBS Kids.
This year, she is nominated for two SOVAS AWARDS for Best Performances in a Cinematic Trailer for the new video game "Wyrdsong" and Best Audio Book Narration for "Dance Me to the End- Ten Months and Ten Days with ALS".Ellen is honored to be a judge at the Annie Animation Awards in LA, Get Mic'd- The Ultimate Vo Survivor, Ms. Wheelchair USA and Heroes of Cosplay on the Syfy Channel and is a proud member of Women In Animation, Women in Film, ASIFA, SOVAS, Audio Publishers Association and is a frequent guest at San Diego Comic Con.She is passionate about teaching video game vo acting and looks forward to bringing out the best in all of her students.
Get one-on-one direction on your reads from Ellen Dubin! We'll meet via Zoom on Thursday, February 16, from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm PT!! Reserve your seat today!
***Please note that you will receive all pertinent info, Zoom Room Link, and scripts one day prior to the event. We're looking forward to having you at the workout! Participation does not guarantee representation or work.
Full Participation Access
Full participation REMOTE via Zoom - Students who purchase participant access will perform scripts live and receive ONE ON ONE FEEDBACK AND DIRECTION from our guest director. You will be provided with a link to our Zoom conference room 1 days prior to the event. Our Zoom Room will be open approx. 15 min prior to class start to allow ample time to set up your connection prior to the event. For help with Zoom, please visit: https://support.zoom.us/$159.00
AUDIT ACCESS: Students who purchase Audit Access will have access to all course material as well as the opportunity to participate in a Q & A with the guest director. Auditing students will NOT perform scripts or receive performance critiques from guest directors. You will be provided with a link to our Zoom conference room 1 days prior to the event. Our Zoom Room will be open approx. 15 min prior to class start to allow ample time to set up your connection prior to the event.$59.00