GET YOUR GAME ON LA 2020
GET YOUR GAME ON LA 2020
IN ASSOCIATION WITH
VIDEO GAME EVENT
ON FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2020
IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Video Games are one of the most if not THE most exciting industries in the world right now.
We have lined up some incredible speakers, excellent workshops and amazing networking opportunities. If you work in video games or you are interested in getting into this area of the industry then ....... it doesn't get better than this!
This is the ULTIMATE Video game event that is focused on promoting great VOICE ACTING in VIDEO GAMES
GET YOUR GAME ON is a full day video game conference that is focused on promoting great acting in video games. It has been running for the last 4 years in London, UK and it has been incredibly popular and a massive success. Which is why we are bringing it for the first time to America. Attendees have come away from this event inspired, empowered, note books full of fantastic information as well as pockets full of amazing contacts and new friends.
We have also added in some extended INTENSIVE 2 day workshops for you, details are below. So, if you'd like to do more than one day, you can.
'Absolutely incredible, the speakers, the workshops and the atmosphere.The take home value from this event is massive, not only are you being given real insight and valuable tools to improve as a voice actor, you are given the opportunity to meet with others who all share the same passion.'- Sarah Brown, Voiceover
'Absolutely loved it! A dynamic mix of supportive and inspirational talks, and informal mingling with super friendly people.' - Kathryn Vinclaire, Voiceover
Voice acting is a key component to the success of a video game which is why we are passionate about this event. GET YOUR GAME ON is the only video game conference that is dedicated to this area of video games!
WARNING - There are limited tickets available so if you'd like one make sure you grab it ASAP. This event always SELLS OUT!
Rachael Naylor at GET YOUR GAME ON 2019 in LONDON
A full day event/conference with incredible speakers, workshops, exhibitors, a voiceover jam, competitions, networking and more.
This will be the 5th GET YOUR GAME ON event. The last 4 have all been held in London. They have been incredibly popular and have all been SOLD OUT events!
This is an exciting video game and voice acting event that brings
- voice actors
- game developers
- audio directors
- sound designers
- and agents
together to talk about voice acting for video games.
'Very informative, great source of contacts and a brilliant way to network with other talent and industry professionals. Andrea Toyias was incredible, such a fountain of knowledge and had the ability to bring the best out of everyone in the room. Such an inspiration!' - Ryan Laughton, Voiceover
Andrea Toyias at GYGO 2019
Andrea Toyias workshop 'Monsters' GYGO2019
How the day will work is ......
* 9am - Registration
* 9.30am till 1pm - INSPIRING talks in the main hall. Talks will include subjects such as casting, auditions, directing, performance capture, acting for video games and so much more
* 1pm to 2pm - Lunch and networking
* 2pm till 4pm - Breakout INTERACTIVE workshops. All attendees will get to choose one 2 hour workshop. These workshops will be limited to 20 people each. Subjects that will be covered in these workshops will be performance capture auditions, how video game castings work, how to make it as a voice actor in LA, how to direct for video games and a few more tbc
* 4pm till 5pm - there will be a panel with Game Developers talking about how they design and build characters and scripts
* 5pm till 5.30 - The VOICEOVER JAM competition. The Voiceover Jam is a FUN competition that all attendees are welcome to enter. It actually happens the weekend of 14th, 15th and 16th February, all online. We put entrants into teams of 4 and they have 48 hours to create a 60 audio trailer for a video game. They will work together to write, cast, direct, record, mix and produce this trailer. It is then judged by the speakers and all entries will be played at GET YOUR GAME ON LA 2020. The winning team will then be announced and they will win lots of wonderful prizes.
* 5.30 till 6.30 - The Future of the video game industry panel. This is a very special panel when all the headline speakers will come together on stage to talk about what is happening and what is going to happen in video games.
* 6.30 till 9pm - Networking drinks
We are very excited to announce our amazing speakers for GET YOUR GAME ON LA 2020 -
Andrea Toyias - Senior Casting & Voice Director at Blizzard Entertainment
Andrea Toyias is the Senior Casting & Voice Director at Blizzard Entertainment where she brings a mix of characters to life in World of WarCraft, Diablo, StarCraft and the latest titles, Hearthstone and Overwatch. Andrea has been working in the video game industry for over 15 years. Andrea’s most recent work on Overwatch has led her all over the world searching for a mixture of voices to bring the characters to life.
Tom Keegan - Casting Director in Motion Capture, Performance Capture
Tom Keegan - BAFTA GAMES Nominated 2018 'Narrative Award' as Director for the game Wolfenstein 2. Tom is one of the most in demand vide game Directors on the planet right now! He specialises in Motion Capture / Performance Capture and Audio Directing. Games title credits include the Battlefield series, Wolfenstein 1 & 2, Star Wars: Battlefront 2, Dead Rising 3 & 4, Mirror's Edge: Catalyst, Call of Duty: Modern Warfair Remastered, The Amazing Spiderman 2 and many more.
Mark Estdale - Voice Director, Casting Director, Owner of OM and Vault 501.
Mark Estdale is the Founder of OM in London, UK and Vault 501 in Los Angeles. He casts and records thousands of video games characters every year. He's the creator of the Game Immersive Voice Recording (GIVR) method, he's a technology designer, researcher, coach and has led professional development game workshops for the last decade at the world renowned London Drama Schools: RADA, The Drama Centre and LAMDA. He is known for work on Horizon Zero Dawn, The Witcher, Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun, The Vermintide series, The Trine games, Blair Witch, Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures, QUBE, the upcoming Desperados 3 and many hundreds of other titles.
Dave Fennoy - Award-winning video game voice actor and coach.
Dave Fennoy has played major roles in more than 150 video games, including some of the world’s biggest titles including The Walking Dead Game, Mafia 3, DOTA2, Metal Gear, World of Warcraft, World of Starcraft, Final Fantasy XV, Lego Dimensions, Bayonetta and lots more. His most recent works include Super Smash Bros. Unlimited, Darksiders III, Fallout 76, Spiderman, Lego the Incredibles, State of Decay 2, Suicide Squade: Hell to Pay and more. IMDb included him on the list of 'best male video game voices of all time'.
JB Blanc - Actor, Voice Director and Dialect Coach
JB Blanc JB is a highly accomplished voice actor and director with projects in film, animation, video games, anime, and commercials.JB was born in Paris, France, grew up in the UK and has been an actor and director for 30 years since graduating from London’s Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art, working in all aspects of the business, including Motion Capture, Voice Acting, Film, Television, Radio and Theatre. He has played over 400 characters in more than 200 Video Game titles including: Caustic in Apex Legends, Kano in MK11, Prauf in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Fortnite: Save The World (Voice Director and Actor), Horizon Zero Dawn, Mafia III (Voice Director), Diablo, World Of Warcraft: Legion, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Heroes Of The Storm (Voice Director), Indivisible, XCOM 2 (Voice Director), Lego Dimensions (Voice Director), Game Of Thrones, Middle Earth: Shadow Of Mordor Middle Earth: Shadow of War, (Voice Director and Actor), Lego Batman: Beyond Gotham (Voice Director and Actor) Bane in Batman: Arkham Origins, 3 Uncharted games, Wildstar, Evolve, Elder Scrolls, Call Of Duty, Skylanders, Titanfall 1 & 2, Final Fantasy, Knack, Assassin’s Creed, Transformers, Saints’ Row IV, XCOM, Fuse, Metal Gear Rising, World Of Warcraft, Darksiders, Diablo III, Street Fighter and many more.
Victoria Atkin - Actor, Voice Actor, Motion Capture Specialist and Coach.
Victoria is Evie Frye in Assassin's Creed Syndicate, the first playable female for the franchise on next generation consoles. Not only did Victoria provide the voice for the character but she performed the full motion and facial capture as well.Victoria's performance as Evie has been highly acclaimed in the gaming world and since she has continued to voice for some of the biggest franchises. Victoria has voiced for Titanfall 2 and Middle-Earth: Shadow of War. Victoria voices Mailen and Sekuli in Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds.
Neil Kaplan is an American voice actor, entertainer and comedian.
Neil is possibly best known around the world for having provided the voice for the iconic hero Optimus Prime on 2001's "TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE". On the opposite end of the spectrum of good and evil lies Neil's award winning portrayal of galactic Emperor Zarkon, on Dreamworks Animation's spectacular "VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER".
Neil's popular video games credits: "STARCRAFT II" and "HEROES OF THE STORM" as roguish anti-hero, Tychus Findlay. Lord of the Forest, Cenarius in "WORLD OF WARCRAFT". Space dragon Aurelian Sol in "LEAGUE OF LEGENDS"."DESTINY 2" as Dominus Ghaul. And more games; The Last of Us, Mafia III, Red Dead Redemption II, Horizon Zero Dawn, Halo Wars 2, Star Wars: Uprising, Star Wars: The Old Republic - Shadow of Revan, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Spider-Man Unlimited, Marvel Heroes, God of War: Ascension, Diablo III, Halo Wars 2, The Lego Movie 2 Videogame and many more.
Randall Ryan - Casting Director and Audio Director. Casting Director, Audio Director and co owner of HamsterBall studios. Randall’s casting and directing video game credits include Lord of the Rings Online, World of Warcraft, Dungeons & Dragons Online, Transformers: Optimus Prime, the Deer Hunter series, World Series of Poker, mobile gaming, children’s games, sports titles, and shooters.
Portia Scott, The Director of Voiceover at Coast to Coast Talent Group.
Portia runs the division with a great staff representing both adult and youth talent in all areas of voiceover. Portia's clients have booked hundreds of broadcast TV & Radio Commercials and several National Campaigns such as Wells Fargo, Wendy's, and T-Mobile to name a few. Her talent can been found as series regulars on Disney TV Animation, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Dreamworks TV and Feature Animation, and a plethora of Animated Feature Films. Recent work includes, Academy Award Winner “Toy Story 4”, “Abominable” Academy Award Winner “Into The Spiderverse”,”Shazam” “The Little Prince”, Pixar's “Cars 3”, Academy Award Winner “Inside Out” Rise of the Guardians”, Netflix/Nickelodeon- “Glitch Techs”.
Andrew Atkin, Manager at ACM Talent
Andrew brings a wealth of entertainment industry experience to the team at ACM. He is a graduate of Ohio State University and subsequently received his MFA in Film and TV from Chapman University in California. He began his career in voice over in Los Angeles at Sutton, Barth & Vennari (SBV) before advancing to the William Morris Agency where he pioneered the West Coast promo & trailer department. His creative expertise, allows him to nurture contacts in all areas of entertainment--from actors and producers, to a variety of decisions makers and creative personnel. Currently, he oversees all work related to movie trailers, television promotions, and many other areas of advertising for ACM.
This photo was from our GET YOUR GAME ON LONDON 2019
Dave Fennoy GYGO2017
The talks will be inspiring and will cover not just voice acting but directing, auditions, casting, motion capture, and more.
If you want to spend the day surrounded by the best in the voice acting for video games world then DO NOT MISS THIS EVENT!
This is an event for voiceover artists of all levels of experience as well as for producers, agents, casting directors and developers.
The day will be broken down into sections there will be lots of inspiring and informative talks, you will get the choice of picking 1 smaller breakout workshop sessions in the afternoon with one of our speakers who will cover topics including audition techniques, Performance Capture, Character Development for video Games, Video games Auditions and more. There will be THE VOICEOVER JAM competition winners who will be announced, we will have two panels including one on the future of the video game industry and another about how to break into the LA market, then the day will finish with fantastic networking opportunities and drinks.
We will have several panel's throughout the day with some very special guests talking about 'The future of voice acting in video games', 'How to break into the LA market' and more. Here are a few of our panel guests; Andrea Toyias, Tom Keegan, Mark Estdale, Dave Fennoy and more to be announced very soon.
The panel from GYGO London 2018
The afternoon we will break into smaller groups for workshops. There will be a range of workshops to choose from. Details of these will be sent out in a seperate email but will include 'Performance Capture', 'Character Development for Video Games, 'Video Games Auditions' and more to announce soon.
This is a photo from the GET YOUR GAME ON 2017 workshop with Mark Estdale
We are very excited to announce the beautiful and stunning hotel Marriott Los Angeles Burbank Airport. It's a fantastic space and is located in the Burbank hills easy to get to and from.
If you are ready for a jam packed, inspiring, informative and fun day not just learning but connecting with others in the industry then make sure you secure your ticket today.
VON VOICEOVER JAM
We will be running the Extremly popular VOICEOVER JAM 2020 competition. This is a competition where attendees can put themselves forward for it, they will be put into a team of 4 or 5 people and then over a period of 48 hours the weekend 2 weeks before GET YOUR GAME ON LA 2020 each team will be given a fake video game and will then have 48 hours to write a short script, cast it, record, edit and produce a 60 second video game audio trailer. More details on how to enter this competition will be sent later and this is included in your ticket.
All entries will be played to our panel of judges and also played out to all attendees at GET YOUR GAME ON LA 2020 where the winning team will be announced and awarded some fantastic prizes.
THE DETAILS: ALL PRICING IS IN US DOLLARS
- Date – Friday 28th February 2020
- Time - 9am registration, 9.30am talks start, 9pm finish.
- Venue - Marriott Los Angeles Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 N Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505-1019
- What's included - All drinks and food are included in your ticket as well as inspiring talks, workshops, a panel talk and amazing networking
- Ticket price -
- General ticket are $243.60 USD ( inclusive of tax )
- Members DISCOUNTED ticket are $214.80 USD ( inclusive of tax )
To book your Friday 28th February GET YOUR GAME ON 2019 1 DAY ticket - REGISTER BELOW
BUT WAIT ......... THERE'S MORE ............
Our amazing headline speakers have put together some very special INTENSIVE workshop weekends for us so if you'd like to do more than one day these are available, but be warned as there are very limited places so make sure you are quick if you'd like one -
When you purchase a GYGO INTENSIVE ticket you will get to choose 2 sessions out of the 3 listed below.
GYGO INTENSIVE 'Video Game Voice Acting - Monsters & Creatures and more' with Andrea Toyias and JB Blanc, Actor - SOLD OUT
This will be a fantastic day where you will get to work in a small group with Andrea Toyias on DAY 1 then on DAY 2 with JB Blanc on acting for video games.
GYGO INTENSIVE 'Character Development in Video Games' with Dave Fennoy PLUS there is now an added BONUS of having Randall Ryan joining the Sunday of this workshop to guest direct! - ONLY 11 TICKETS LEFT!
In this workshop you'll work with Dave on creating characters with a wide range of techniques and you'll learn skills to take into auditions. This is a workshop designed for voice actors of all levels of experience.
GYGO INTENSIVE 'Performance Capture' with Tom Keegan - SOLD OUT
In this workshop you will be working with Tom on acting skills and learning about the performance capture studio day.
Workshop Details: ALL PRICING IS IN US DOLLARS!
- Dates - Fri 28th, Sat 29th and Sun 1st March, you get a ticket to the Friday GET YOUR GAME ON LA 2020 included in this ticket
- Time - Friday 9:00am - 9:00pm, Sat and Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Venue - UPDATE VENUE CHANGES:
- INTENSIVE WORKSHOP venue for Andrea Toyias and JB Blanc at Screenland Studios, 10501 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA, 91601 ( 10 minutes from hotel )
INTENSIVE WORKSHOP venue for Dave Fennoy and Randall Ryan at 105 W Alameda ave Burbank, Ca. 91502
- Ticket Price -
- General price $834 USD ( inclusive of tax )
- Members DISCOUNTED price $714 USD ( inclusive of tax )
To book your 3-day INTENSIVE weekend VISIT THE WEBPAGES BELOW:
ANDREA TOYIAS - BOOK HERE
TOM KEEGAN - BOOK HERE
DAVE FENNOY - BOOK HERE
**Members remember to log-in to receive your members discounted ticket!
**Please note that if you are booked onto one of the INTENSIVE workshop weekend listed above you already have a ticket for the Friday 28th as a SPECIAL BONUS and part of the weekend.
These are the HOTTEST tickets in town!
WARNING THESE TICKETS WILL SELL OUT QUICKLY!!!!!!!!!!
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