The Society of Voice Arts and Sciences has unveiled the schedule and speakers for the That’s Voiceover! Career Expo, set to take place Nov. 14–15 in Los Angeles. The two day expo offers chances for auditioning, networking and honoring the voice over industry, including a special award presentation to William Shatner.
A number of panels will take place during the event that cover topics like audiobooks, breaking into the industry, biases in voice acting and more. Panelists include voice artist Michael Winslow, “The Martian” writer Andy Weir and more. Special events include Speed Dating with Your Demo Reel, where preselected finalists will meet with agents, casting directors and creative directors to go over their demo reels, and the CBS Audition Spotlight, where 30–40 voice artists will be called back to audition for a promo campaign for CBS2 LA.
Some awards will be handed out as well, including the Voice Arts Icon Award to William Shatner at the second annual Voice Arts Awards Gala on Nov. 15. Kevin Reher and Natalie Lyon from Pixar Animation Studios will also receive the Backstage Vanguard Award for Outstanding Voiceover Casting on Nov. 14.
That’s Voiceover! will take place at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles from Nov. 14–15.