Jayme Mattler's Audiobook Narration: Character Voices

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Jayme Mattler's Audiobook Narration: Character Voices

Sunday, June 9, 2019

1:00 PM
Check-in begins at: 12:45 PM

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Please be aware that this class may run during another class. Do not sign up for this class if you are already registered for a conflicting class.


SYNOPSIS

In this two hour class we will explore different approaches to voicing characters based on material, performer choice, and genre. Emphasis will be placed on the  subtle art of voicing characters in audiobooks. Everyone will get personal guidance to begin building their own roster of voices for future work. Open to all levels of experience. Please bring 2 copies of a contemporary fiction piece that is age and gender appropriate for you and contains dialogue between 2-3 characters.


INSTRUCTOR BIO

Jayme Mattler 

Jayme has spent the last 8 years working in voiceover. She started as an engineer and then began directing, casting, and producing. In this time she has recorded over 700 audiobooks. She loves recording audiobooks so much, she began narrating them as well, with over 50 under her belt so far. Her work in the industry led her to the SAG-AFTRA Foundation where she was one of the founding engineers at the EIF Voiceover Lab, coaching and directing actors on the art of voiceover.

Some audiobooks she has recorded include American Grown written and narrated by Michelle Obama (Grammy nominated),The Handmaid's Tale narrated by Claire Danes (Audies Award Winning), and A Rage in Harlem narrated by Samuel L. Jackson (Audies Award nominated). She has worked with authors, celebrities, and all of New York's top talent.

Over the years she has worked on audiobooks for Audible, Harlequin, Penguin Random House, Simon and Schuster, Recorded Books, Harper, and ACX. She is currently a Producer/Director for Blackstone Audio.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Please bring 2 copies of a contemporary fiction piece that is age and gender appropriate for you and contains dialogue between 2-3 characters.

  • In order to attend this event, you MUST have a SAG-AFTRA Foundation account.

  • NO LATE ARRIVALS are admitted. WALK-UPS are welcome, but are only admitted space permitting to replace no-shows. 

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