SINGING IN CHARACTER INTENSIVE
Note, the students do not need to be trained singers or be able to read sheet music. This is for anyone who has the interest of learning to sing like an animated character, whether a funny, goofy voice, or the voice of a singing prince or princess.
Three Sessions Offered:
Friday January 26th, 2018 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm (AVAILABLE)
Friday night will be focused on introducing the subject, along with group singing and Q&A.
Saturday January 27th, 2018 from10am to 5pm (SOLD OUT)
Sunday January 28th, 2018 from 10am to 5pm (AVAILABLE)
Saturday and Sunday will go into solo and duet work, and singing to a movie scene. Each student will have a chance to choose a song of their choice to sing.
Cost: To only attend the Friday night intro session, the cost is $175.00.
The price for the two day course is $425.00 (Friday and Saturday OR Friday and Sunday) includes the professional music studio location, lunch and getting the audio & video files.
Payment Details: If only attending the Friday night session, please pay $175.00 by January 16, 2018. The two-day class payment can be paid in two payments. The first is a deposit of $75.00 to hold your spot, which would need to be paid by Friday December 22nd. The remaining $350.00 would need to be paid by January 16, 2018.
For payment, you may pay online via PayPal or by check. For payment details or additional question about the workshop contact : firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teacher Bio: Ned Lott has a wide range of animation experience both domestically and globally. He has directed many singing characters for animated projects including Jodi Benson as Ariel, Bill Farmer as Goofy, Chris Pratt and Elizabeth Banks from "The Lego Movie" singing "Everything is Awesome" and Tom Kenny as Spongebob. Ned was a Producer, Voice Director and Casting Director with the Walt Disney Studios on seven Studio Ghibli titles, including Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar™ nominated theatrical release “Howl’s Moving Castle.” Other notable accomplishments include casting Liam Neeson as the voice of “Aslan” for “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe". Ned also co-Produced and cast the English version of the 2014 Academy Award nominated Animated Feature “Ernest & Celestine” starring Forest Whitaker and Paul Giamatti, and voice directed “The Lego Movie Video Game” with Morgan Freeman, Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell and Elizabeth Banks. Ned spent years at Disney Character Voices casting projects for “Cars”, “Monsters Inc.”, “The Incredibles”, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”, "Kingdom Hearts" and many other Disney/Pixar projects. He also voice-directed multiple “Lord of the Rings” projects for Warner Bros. On the International front, he cast and voice-directed animated features out of South Africa, Spain, Russia, France and China including dubbing the biggest grossing Animated Feature ever created in China, "Monkey King: Hero is Back" starring Jackie Chan.