Join award winning audio talent and sought after voice artist Jayme Mattler for a hands-on foundational class open to narrators of all levels. In this session Jayme will explore the three tenets she deems necessary for stellar narration: comprehension, authenticity and emotional connection. No matter if you are new to the industry or an audiobook veteran, Jayme will guide you to a grounded place so you can find your voice in other peoples’ words. This class will have a lecture section and a section where each student will receive individual direction. Students are required to provide their own copy (see REQUIREMENTS for details).
Jayme Mattler is an audio director, producer, engineer, and actor. She has worked in cartoon VO, ADR, commercials, and narration. In her extensive audiobook career, she's worked on over 1000 audiobooks, with many Audies nominations and wins, as well as 2 Grammy nominations for Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (Neil deGrasee Tyson) and American Grown (Michaelle Obama). She's worked in some capacity for all the major publishers, including Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, Harper Collins, Hachette, Blackstone, Audible, and more.
Participants must bring their own copy. Please select one page from a book published in the last ten years. No classics, poems or children's books. Please choose material that is right for your voice. Any genre or POV is welcome. A selection with both narration and dialogue is preferred.