SPEAK EASY: Animation workshop with award-winning casting director and author Jen Rudin.
Students will use Jen Rudin’s book Confessions of a Casting Director as a guide to audition for voiceover/animation. We’ll warm up with commercial copy in round one, then move on to animation in round two. In this workshop, we will cover the basics of script analysis. Identify tone and genre, what characters want and need, and find the voice to match the animated character. A link with sides to choose from will be sent to the attendee along with a movie to watch/analyze a few days prior to the class.
Class is limited to 10.
Students will need to purchase her book in advance:
Confessions of a Casting Director
To ensure delivery prior to the class, please consider the kindle version.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Jen Rudin is an Award-Winning Casting Director and author who grew up in New York City and began her professional acting career at age eight. She is the author of Confessions of a Casting Director: Help Actors Land Any Role with Secrets from Inside the Audition Room published by HarperCollins. It’s also now a podcast. Jen spent seven years as a Casting Executive at The Walt Disney Company. From 2002-2007, Jen served as head of casting for Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank, California and she won the 2006 Artios Award for casting Chicken Little and the 2010 Artios Award for The Princess and the Frog. From 2007-2009, she served as Director of Casting and Talent Development for Disney Theatrical Productions in New York City.
Recent casting credits include an animated series for Netflix, Sesame Street, pilots for the Disney Channel and numerous commercials including the original “Can You Hear Me, Now?” campaign for Verizon. Additional commercials include Liberty Mutual, Porsche, Macy’s and those animated talking bears for Charmin. Her company, Jen Rudin Casting, casts projects in New York and LA.
CANCELLATION & POLICIES
All sales are final and non-transferable. If you’re unable to attend after purchasing, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Although in this workshop you may be in the presence of an industry professional, workshops and classes offered by The Halp Network, LLC are not an opportunity for or a guarantee of employment. This workshop is for educational purposes only and is not an opportunity to get cast, audition, be pre-screened for possible future auditions, be considered for employment, or interview for a job or role. This workshop is a learning experience. It is not an audition or employment opportunity. When the workshop is over, the casting director or associate or assistant director teaching this workshop will not be taking home nor be given access to your headshot, resume, or any of your other promotional materials. It is the intent of The Halp Network, LLC and workshop or class participants to comply fully with all laws and regulations relating to events of this type. Please see our Legal Notices for additional information about our workshops.
THIS WORKSHOP IS A LEARNING EXPERIENCE. IT IS NOT AN AUDITION OR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY. AS SUCH, THE CASTING DIRECTOR OR ASSOCIATE TEACHING THE COURSE WILL NOT BE TAKING HOME, NOR BE GIVEN ACCESS TO, YOUR HEADSHOT, RESUME, OR OTHER PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL.