ACTRA Manitoba: The Art and Business of Audiobooks, March 4-5

Saturday, March 4th & Sunday, March 5th, 2017

| 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Taught by award-winning audiobook narrator, Dawn Harvey, this course will cover the following topics:

• Audiobook basics such as fiction vs. non-fiction

• 1st person vs. 3rd person reads

• Audiobook preparation:

§ Research

§ "Casting" your novel

§ Handling dialogue including gender and accent/dialect

considerations

• The business of audiobooks including auditions, demos, rates, industry

connections and finding work

• A session in the studio will be recorded for you and critiqued