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New Awards Ceremony Celebrating All Things Voice Over!


By Lin Parkin

June 10, 2014

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Voice-Arts-Awards.jpgThe Society of Voice Arts and Sciences™ has announced the 1st Annual Voice Arts™ Awards!

Presented by SOVAS™, the Voice Arts™ Awards is the first ever awards ceremony to honour all those who collectively contribute to the voice-over industry - and early bird entries start June 17th, 2014.

Do you know someone you'd like to nominate?

Find out more about the awards show and who is eligible for nomination in today's VOX Daily.

The Voice Arts™ Awards are gearing up to honour voice actors, creative directors, promo producers, copywriters, casting directors, talent agents, directors, audio engineers, account executives, podcasters and others who are dedicated to creating an industry of excellence.

Early bird entries are being accepted on June 17th and everyone is invited to enter in their respective categories.

Who can submit an entry?

By no means exhaustive, the following list provides an example of those who might consider entering someone they know.

  • Broadcast Networks
  • Cable/Satellite Networks
  • On-Line Content Channels/Platforms
  • Cable/Satellite Platforms/Service Providers
  • Local TV Stations
  • Radio Stations
  • Program Developers/Distributors/Syndicators
  • Mobile Developers
  • Gaming Developers
  • Individuals (not a company)
  • Students

The person submitting an entry can be anyone, such as the entrant's client, vendor or agent. The SOVAS™ website suggests there is no stipulation in any category in terms of the entrant "so long as the work was for air, broadcast, publishing, distribution or release in the United States and/or Canada and is in the English language."

Categories include:

  • National TV (Commercials, Promos, PSAs, Narration, Sales, Interstitials)
  • Local TV (Commercials, Promos, PSAs, Narration, Sales, Interstitials)
  • National Radio (Commercials, Promos, PSAs, Sales)
  • Local Radio (Commercials, Promos, PSAs, Sales)
  • Video Game
  • Animation
  • Narration
  • Trailer
  • Audio Book
  • Political
  • Webisode
  • Corporate
  • Consumer Sales Video
  • Event Promotion
  • Instructional
  • Demo Reel
  • Student Production
  • Voiceover Podcast

For a full list of categories and subcategories, visit: 2014 Voice Arts Awards Category Descriptions.

Dates to remember:

  • June 19, 2014 - 1st Early Bird Deadline.
  • July 10, 2014 - 2nd Early bird Deadline.
  • July 15, 2014 - Final Deadline.

When will the Voice Arts™ Awards Gala take place?

The Voice Arts™ Awards Gala will take place on Sunday, Nov 9th, 2014 at 7:00 pm and will be held at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City. The awards gala is the kick-off event to That's Voiceover!, an annual, full-day voiceover conference and career expo.

To learn more about the Voice Arts™ Awards and how to enter, visit:

Best wishes,

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Related Topics: Society of Voice Arts And Sciences, SOVAS, That's Voiceover!, Voice Arts Awards


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