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New York - Conversations

Emily the Criminal

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

Screening of Emily the Criminal, followed by a Q&A with Aubrey Plaza and Theo Rossi

The directorial/writing debut of John Patton Ford, EMILY THE CRIMINAL showcases performances from Aubrey Plaza (INGRID GOES WEST, THE WHITE LOTUS) and Theo Rossi (ARMY OF THE DEAD, SONS OF ANARCHY) with an original...

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online - Computer Lab Online

Website Building Workshop, Part 2 ONLINE

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 10:00 AM PDT | 1:00 PM EDT

NOTE: This is a THREE HOUR class that will take place ONLINE.

Class Description

The purpose of this workshop is to pick up where members left in Part 1 of this class. That said, this is not a rehash of that previous class. In this three hour class,...

online - Voiceover Lab

Duos: Dialogue Voiceover Workout

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Two to three actors will join forces and push the limits of what is written on the page. Step out of your comfort zone and elevate the material with your creative choices and bold collaborative performances. It is agood way to improve your timing and help you sound...

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Online - Casting Access Online

Stacey Pianko - LIVE

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This online class will provide feedback from an experienced casting professional. No more than 20 performers will be participating.

There will be a Q&A with the Casting Director as well as live feedback on ZOOM on August 9th.

Actors will select a 2 minute scene to rehearse and record or...

Online - Small Group Sessions Remote Class

Headshots

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or Promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

New York - Conversations

Bad Sisters

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 7:00 PM EDT

Screening of an episode of Bad Sisters followed by a Conversation with Sharon Horgan, Anne-Marie Duff, Eva Birthistle, Sarah Greene and Claes Ban. 

A delicious blend of both dark comedy and thriller, “Bad Sisters” follows the lives of the Garvey sisters, who are bound together by the premature death of...

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Los Angeles - Conversations

Seth Meyers

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 7:00 PM PDT

Join us for a 90 minute career retrospective with Seth Meyers.

Moderated by Jenelle Riley, Variety

PANELIST BIO

Seth Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning writer, New York Times bestselling author and host of NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”

In 2022, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” was nominated for an Emmy Award...

online - Voiceover Lab

Audiobook Workout Group

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Whether you are preparing to narrate your first audiobook or already have a few audiobook credits to your name, this workout is an opportunity to read with other performers like you.  Expect to hone your delivery and receive instant feedback from your fellow actors and our instructor.  The...

online - Voiceover Lab

Getting VO Representation

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

The voiceover industry has changed rapidly over the past decade. Join EIF staff member Shannon as she walks you through how modern voiceover work is booked. In this session she will cover the use and importance of a demo, which areas of voiceover require agent representation and what...

Online - Small Group Sessions Remote Class

Self Tapes and Remote Auditions

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

online - Computer Lab Online

Intro to Photoshop Elements 2022, PART 3 ONLINE

Thursday, August 11, 2022 10:00 AM PDT | 1:00 PM EDT

NOTE: This is a THREE HOUR class that meets online.

This 3-hour class picks up where we left off in Part 2 of this class, Intro to Photoshop Elements 2022. In this class, we'll spend more time touching up headshots with various methods of removing...

Online - Casting Access Online

Ally Beans- LIVE

Thursday, August 11, 2022 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This workshop will include a Q&A and a prepared reading session with an experienced casting professional.

A reader will be available on ZOOM during the class. 

All actors  will need to email a PDF. of their chosen scene to castingaccess@sagaftra.foundation for the reader by 9:00am PST on August 11th. The...

online - Voiceover Lab

Your First ACX Booking

Thursday, August 11, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS 

You landed your first audiobook on ACX. Congratulations! Now, how do you proceed? In this class receive a step by step guide on how to begin your journey as an audiobook narrator from booking the gig to submitting the final files and thereafter. Learn tips and tricks to...

Online - Casting Access Online

Alexis Allen Winter- REMOTE/LIVE

Thursday, August 11, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

This workshop will include a Q&A and a prepared reading session with an experienced casting professional..

A reader will be available on ZOOM during the class. 

All actors will need to email a PDF of their chosen 2 minute maximum scene to castingaccess@sagaftra.foundation for the reader by 9:00am PST on...

Online - Small Group Sessions Remote Class

Money Management

Thursday, August 11, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

This class begins at 1pm PST/4pm EST.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still...

online - Voiceover Lab

Getting Deeper Into REAPER with James Romick (Intermediate Level)

Monday, August 15, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS 

Join REAPER devotee and extraordinary voice talent James Romick for your next step into self-recording with this flexible DAW. This session will build on your basic knowledge of REAPER to improve work flow and demonstrate tips, tricks and tools to create seamless edits and repair audio “on the...

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online - Voiceover Lab

Voiceover Audition Prep: Commercial VO (Read Synopsis and Requirements Below)

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

For the commercial edition of Audition Prep, voiceover audition copy will be emailed to actors prior to the program launch. From home, the copy must be recorded, edited, labeled, saved and submitted for review, just like a typical voiceover audition.  RSVP participants need to be prepared and equipped...

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online - Voiceover Lab

Copy DeCoding with John McKinney (Advanced Level Class)

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Few things are as difficult or confounding to an actor as trying to interpret commercial copy. Especially in this age of self-submissions where actors are left to fend for themselves, often without any direction whatsoever.  The good news is, that copy you’re holding very likely contains all the...

Online - Small Group Sessions Remote Class

Resumes

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

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online - Voiceover Lab

Animation Workout (Read Synopsis and Requirements)

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS 

Animation is an...

Online - Small Group Sessions Remote Class

Reels

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

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Microphone 101

Thursday, August 18, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

What's the difference between a condenser mic and a dynamic mic? What's that weird trapezoid that holds it? What do all the buttons do? Should I even bother with a USB mic? In this workshop we will discuss how to pick your home studio microphone and set it up...

Online - Small Group Sessions Remote Class

Twitter/Social Media Basics

Thursday, August 18, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

online - Voiceover Orientation

Voiceover Lab Orientation

Friday, August 19, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS 

VO Lab programs and sessions are open to all SAG-AFTRA members and VO Lab eligible performers that meet the requirements, regardless of your location or the VO Lab program's city of origin. Once you have completed the required Voiceover Lab Application (online), you must complete the Voiceover Lab...

Online - Small Group Sessions Remote Class

Budgeting Your Time

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

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Audiobook Exploration with Vikas Adam

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 4:00 PM PDT | 7:00 PM EDT

SYNOPISIS

Join award winning talent Vikas Adam for an audiobook evening like none other! This session will begin with Vikas sharing  his perspective on the craft as well as the business of audiobook narration. He will then move into a live demonstration; giving constructive feedback on reads to...

Online - Small Group Sessions Remote Class

Actor Career Focus

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

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online - Voiceover Lab

Reading vs Storytelling

Thursday, August 25, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

In this class EIF staff member Jason G. will lead an exploration of the notion of the "narrator" in fiction and non-fiction audiobook copy and how best to approach this from a performance level. Participants will bring one minute of  audiobook copy to work on during class. Together...

Online - Small Group Sessions Remote Class

Representation

Thursday, August 25, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

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Animation Throw Down

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

SYNOPSIS

Love working on characters?  Join EIF staff member Shannon for an animation throw down. The first part of this fast-paced class will focus on developing characters/ character voices from visual prompts. In the second half of class, participants will test drive their new creations with a partner using...

Online - Small Group Sessions Remote Class

The Audition

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...

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Finding Your Second Take

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 12:00 PM PDT | 3:00 PM EDT

Synopsis

Do you have trouble breaking patterns? Looking for ideas on how to shake up your commercial reads? Then this peer led workout group is for you! In breakout rooms participants will share their initial reads and explore ideas with other participants to find a second take. The entire...

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Headshots

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 1:00 PM PDT | 4:00 PM EDT

This class will meet REMOTELY. All RSVP'D Members will receive a ZOOM Link inviting them to join the class.

If you have not received the link by the morning of the class, please check your spam, junk, or Promotions folders. If you still cannot find the link, please send...