Above and BeVOND LONDON 2019
Above and BeVOND London 2019
Above and BeVOND is an incredible 2 day voiceover experience like no other...... the ULTIMATE VOICEOVER CONFERENCE WEEKEND to Learn, Connect and be Inspired!
It involves inspiring talks by top industry professionals, workshops where you get to work closely with casting directors and voiceover coaches, a safe and supportive networking environment, exhibitors who are on hand to help you grow your voiceover business as well as SO much more.
Photo from 'Above and BeVOND 2017'
Photo from 'Above and BeVOND 2018'
WARNING TICKETS TO THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT FAST!
"Loved it! Book before tickets are sold out. Wonderful guest speakers and workshops” Mike Brunner
This 2-day event has been developed to help take your business above and beyond and also to go above and beyond for your clients.
This will be the 5th year we have run this event and each year it get's better and better!
The VoiceOver Network is about helping, supporting and strengthening the voiceover industry.
"An incredible weekend. I learnt so much, made some amazing new friends and left feeling totally inspired to take my voiceover business to the next level. Don’t hesitate and miss the opportunity to learn, network, make new friends and have a blast!” Ben McAuley
If you want to hear what the top professionals in the industry are talking about this is the event for you! #LearnFromTheBest
- Learn how to create characters to a high standard
- Learn how to develop more 'tools' in your creative belt to 'nail' an audition.
- Learn to make your audition more creative and believable.
- Learn how to 'switch-on' your mindset the right way.
- Learn more about marketing your business to success.
- Learn self-direction tools.
- And much more.....
YOU WILL GET 2 DAYS OF
Breakaway workshops - including Improv acting, Animation, Promo, Commercials, Marketing, Mindset and more
Networking.....AND SO MUCH MORE
Here is a list of the INCREDIBLE 'BREAKAWAY WORKSHOPS' to choose from included in your ticket: You get 1 x 2 hour workshop each day!!
'Developing Your Character Voices' with Lori Alan - Emmy Award Winning Actress, Toy Story 3 & 4, Family Guy, Spongebob Square Pants
'Animation Auditions' with Jennifer Trujillo, Walt Disney Television Animation Casting Director
'BRAND NEW YOU' with Jonathan Tilley, Marketing and Branding expert and Voiceover Artist
'Release the Past and be who you want Now' with Fiona Maguire, International Transformative Coach, Psychologist, Author and Speaker
'Voice Reel Critiques Sessions' with Simone Nylander, Head of Voiceover Division at YMU Group (previously James Grant/Rabbit)
'Voice Reel Critiques Sessions' with Natalie Hill, Senior Voiceover Agent at Excellent Talent Agency
'Psychological Wellbeing for Voiceover Artists' with Dr Jane Oakland, Sponsored by Spotlight
Photo from the Above and BeVOND 2018 VONK
"An amazing experience. A perfect balance of learning, being challenged and being amongst other professional VO’s. If you are a committed VO and you are ready to work hard, be challenged and have a rewarding career, come. If not come anyway and see if it’s what you want!” Bhav Parmar
“Overall it was absolutely superb. Great variety, superb expertise, high octane energy shared and transmitted. Wonderful warm atmosphere. Brilliant for networking.” Menna Bonsels
THE INCREDIBLE SPEAKERS
Lori Alan - Actress, Producer, Coach - Toy Story 3 & 4, Family Guy, Spongebob Squarepants
Lori is an American actor, writer, producer and coach. She stars on the Emmy Award winning, SpongeBob: Squarepants as Pearl Krabs, Diane Simmons on Family Guy, Sue Richards, The Invisible Woman, on Marvel Comics' The Fantastic Four, and The Boss in the Metal Gear Solid video game trilogy. She’s proud to be a part of the Academy Award Winning Pixar Family. Voicing characters in Wall-e, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Monster’s University, as Mother’s Sadness in Inside Out, and Bonnie’s Mom in Pixar’s extraordinary, global franchise, Toy Story 3 and Toy Story 4. Other credits include Minnions, Friends, Dispicable Me 3, Greys Anatomy and Law and Order LA.
Jennifer Trujillo - Walt Disney Television Animation Casting Director
Jennifer joined Walt Disney Television Animation in 2010 as a casting coordinator, cutting her teeth on series like "Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil," "Motorcity," and "Tron: Uprising." She has since risen to her current role as manager of casting and talent relations, where she currently handles the creative casting and talent booking for multiple series on Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior, and the Disney + streaming platform, including "Elena of Avalor," "Mickey Mouse Shorts," "Amphibia," and "Vampirina." Jennifer has won two Daytime Emmy Awards for her work on "Elena of Avalor."
Jonathan Tilley - Marketing and Branding expert and Voiceover Artist (coming from Germany)
Jonathan Tilley is multi-talented...he's a Voiceover Artist, Director, Choreographer and Personal Brand Strategist. He specialises in helping creative people shine online and share their talent with the world. He's inspired over 130,000 creatives with his TEDx Talk - 'What Creativity Is Trying To Tell You.'
Natalie Hill - Senior Voiceover Agent at Excellent Talent Agency, LONDON
Natalie comes from a Musical Theatre background and since graduating from Lancaster University in 2015, has been heavily involved within the Overseas Entertainment industry. She has really enjoyed mixing with the singers and dancers of the theatre world and is excited to inject her knowledge of the Arts into the world of Voice Over. She loves working as an agent for Excellent Talent because of the talented people she has the pleasure of dealing with everyday.
Simone Nylander - Head of Voiceover Division at YMU Group (previously James Grant/Rabbit)
Simone has been in the voiceover field since 2011, and hasn’t looked back. She joined YMU Group (previously James Grant/Rabbit), heading up the voiceover division. Before stepping into the voiceover industry, she worked in TV Production and Entertainment companies, including 19 Entertainment, Serlin Associates, Bruce & Brown and The Edge Picture Company. Simone also worked extensively in production and development for Channel Four and the BBC, ranging from directing documentaries to series producing. She has brought some of the most creative recognizable talent in the industry to the agencies she has worked at and is committed to nurturing new and diverse talent.
Antonio Fornaris - Award winning voice actor, demo producer, audio engineer, studio owner, speaker, writer and producer. Antonio is based in Puerto Rico but works with clients all around the world.
Isa Junca - Voiceover Artist, coach and teacher
Coming from Colombia, Isa Junca, Founder and Director of @Avozacademia and the Viva Voz Colombia Iberoamerican Festival. She's a Voice Over Talent, Voice Actress to Latin Spanish (Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lawrence) - Institutional and commercial speaker. Teacher and lecturer in Voice Over Atlanta (2017), Santo Domingo (2017 and 2018) and participant in Voice Masters Mexico 2017 and 2018.
Gabriel Porras - Mexican voice actor living in London. He's been a working voiceover for over 26 years working for the BBC for 6 years as a Presenter and Producer for the World Service then for the last two decades has established himself as one of the most successful and respected foreign voice artists in London. His credits: Lead Commentator for the International Olympic Committee at the London 2012 Olympics, and voicing characters like the Hulk, Kraven and Rhino for Hasbro Toys. He has recorded TV, radio, internet and cinema releases for over one hundred high profile companies like Apple, Gillette, British Airways, Rolex, P&O Ferries, EMI, Toyota, Microsoft, Pokerstars as well as dubbing films and animations.
Fiona Maguire - International Transformative Coach, Psychologist, Author and Speaker
Fiona is passionate about helping people create their visions and love what they do. The moment when people let go of their limiting patterns and realise who they Really are, is what she lives for. Fiona has studied Psychology, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (CST), Energetic NLP and I have recently qualified as an Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner. Fiona has completed a lot of academic study and is qualified in a lot of different therapies. This, with my natural intuitive abilities enables her to help you discover who you are and create a life that expresses who you are, which sets you free and is full of joy.
Dr. Jane Oakland - Lecturer in Psychology for Performing Arts Medicine
Jane has been a professional opera singer for 35 years working mainly in Europe. During this time she began a course of study into psychology for musicians which culminated in her PhD thesis 'Giving Voice': Exploring Enforced Occupational Change in Opera Choristers' which investigated the implications of redundancy for a musical identity. She has presented at conferences world-wide and has several publications to her name on the subjects of musical identity and the careers of performing artists. Through Spotlight she gives regular workshops on health and wellbeing for actors.She is also a registered mental skills trainer and practitioner with British Association of Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM), a lecturer on the Performing Arts Medicine MSc course at UCL, and a performance coach with Birmingham University .
And our very own The VoiceOver Network members:
Liz Drury - Voiceover Artist
Liz Drury is a British Voiceover Artist based in the UK. She's a Professional Voice for eLearning, Explainer Videos, Commercials, IVR, Corporate Videos, Audio Tours & More. She'll be speaking about the business side of things and more.
Tim Odofin - Voiceover Artist
Tim Odofin is an Award-Winning, London based African British voice over with experience in commercials, explainer videos, promos and games.
And more INCREDIBLE speakers to be announced soon
THE VOICEOVER NETWORK KARAOKE NIGHT - VONK
And....let's not forget the Infamous 'VONK' will be happening on Saturday 28th so make sure you are ready to Karaoke people!
Photo taken at Above and BeVOND 2018 - VONK
"EXCELLENT!!! Loved it. Got so much out of it. Came away exhausted, but elated! Definitely do it. And push yourself to do the scary bits, like doing an animation reading in front of a Disney Casting agent! Doing something that scares you is worth it! Plus I loved the balance of mindset with getting insights into the industry. SO much to learn and take away, Excellent.” Gwen Watson
- Dates - Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th September 2019
- Time - 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Venue - The Holiday INN / Camden Town, 30 Jamestown Rd, Camden Town, London, NW1 7BY
- Food - Lunch will be included on both days
- Price - General Ticket price £349 + vat / Members Price £299 + vat
BOOK YOUR TICKET NOW
|Event Date||28-09-2019 9:00 am|
|Event End Date||29-09-2019 7:00 pm|
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