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Have you been wondering how to get into animation voice over?

Want to be the voice of a cartoon character?
The evening of January 27th, 2010, Nancy Wolfson and Anna Vocino of Break Into VoiceOver will play host to special guest and celebrated animation voice actor, Richard Horvitz, as he shares his insight and takes your questions.

Nancy and Anna have intimated that Richard will give detailed and honest insider answers to as many questions as they can address in 90 minutes.
With access to Richard and his 20+ years of experience in the animation voice over field, this teleseminar is a must for those of you looking to get your feet wet in voice acting for cartoons!

Break Into Animation

My friends Nancy Wolfson and Anna Vocino wrote to me and shared that cartoon series regular Richard Horvitz will give detailed, straightforward insider answers to as many questions as can be tackled in a very special teleseminar over the course of 90 minutes.
This email will get to you the date of the teleseminar and I hope that you take part should the topic of animation voice over be of interest to you.

The Break Into Animation Teleseminar, Part I, is set to go on Wednesday January 27, 2010 from 6 pm PST/ 9 pm EST. Rumour has it that there will be a Part II!

What’s Being Covered?

You’ll hear about some unpopular realities and also a plethora of encouraging truths!
There’s no sense jumping into animation VO before you know the lay of the land. This teleseminar will do a great deal to initiate you into the realm of animation voice acting and answer many of the questions you may have.

Some of the Questions to Be Answered Include:

I do a lot of funny voices, shouldn’t I be doing animation?
Are there really only 10 people who do every animation job out there?
I’m really good, so how can I break in?
Do I still need an agent?
An animation demo?
Improv comedy or acting classes?
An interesting voice?
How do I get cast in the next Pixar film when celebrities take all the roles?
Seriously, how much money is there in animation?
What are the action steps I can take NOW to get my animation career going?

Richard Will Be Answering Your Questions

If you have a question about animation you want Richard to answer, email it ASAP to
To take part in the teleseminar, be sure to sign up at
Attending the teleseminar costs $49. You will also receive an MP3 recording of the call to reference afterward.

More About Special Guest Richard Horvitz

Richard Horvitz is a voice over veteran with more than 20 years’ experience. He is recognized for his work in animation and video games, most notably as the voice of Invader Zim on Nickelodeon. Other roles include Billy on The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Daggett on Nickelodeon’s Angry Beavers, Rodney J. Squirrel on Squirrel Boy on Cartoon Network, and hundreds of other animated voices.

In addition to voice acting, Richard also enjoys a successful on-camera career. This past year, Richard co-starred in the Stephen Soderbergh film The Informant! playing Matt Damon’s Attorney, plus many often remember Richard as the nerdy Alan Eakian in the classic Carl Reiner film Summer School. Richard also works in sketch comedy alongside comic legend Fred Willard. Together they perform with Fred’s sketch comedy group all over the country and appeared several times on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Richard began teaching voice over ten years ago after many agents and teachers referred students to him for private coaching. This has led to teaching privately as well as weekend seminars in Los Angeles and all over the country.

Signing Up For the Call

If you’d like to participate on this call, visit the website.
Let me know if you get to participate! I hope you have fun if you do 🙂
Best wishes,

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