Samantha Paris is a multiple award-winning voice actor, educator, entrepreneur and author of Finding the Bunny: The secrets of America’s most influential yet invisible art revealed through the struggles of one woman’s journey,” which has been optioned by Warner Bros for development into a television series. She is the Founder/CEO of Voicetrax San Francisco/Desert Cities, which is the nation's largest and most comprehensive voice acting academy. Since establishing Voicetrax in 1988, Samantha has trained more than 15,000 aspiring and working voice actors in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palm Springs Desert Cities/Southern California, and now, from all over the world, thanks to Zoom conferencing and other forms of technology. Samantha’s greatest passion is helping others find their true voices and realize their dreams through voice acting. www.voicetraxsf.com and www.findingthebunny.com.
Opening the evening is Foley artist Vanessa Ament best known for her 2009 book The Foley Grail, one of the first monographs about the craft of Foley sound in movies and television. She will be demonstrating some of her foley sounds that have been featured on such shows as Knots Landing, Dallas, and Cagney & Lacey, and such films as Prizzi's Honor, Platoon, Predator, Die Hard, Beauty and the Beast, Noises Off..., Batman Returns, and A Goofy Movie.
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