Start a Career in Voice-over for Animation, Commercials, Video Games, Narration, Dubbing and Audiobooks!
Completion of a High School Diploma or equivalency.
Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of the start of the program, if a student is applying as a minor they will need their parents to fill out the ‘Parental Consent’ section of the admissions application form.
Students must show an English proficiency meeting one of the following criteria: A grade of C or higher in senior level English e.g. English 12, A 4 or higher in International Baccalaureate English, post secondary course completion with a C or higher in English, or a 5 or higher average on the IELTS test, or a minimum of 75 points on the TOEFL english proficiency test or equivalency.
Payment of student application fee ($150) via e-transfer or by credit using the button on the apply now page.
Completion of application form with all mandatory fields completed.
Submission of an Essay of Intention, Audition Recordings, and an Interview. (see below)
Essay of Intention
Students will submit a typed 250 – 500 word personal essay submitted as a word document covering the following 4 topics:
‘Why I want to have a career in voice-over’.
‘A time when I was challenged personally in my life and how I pushed through to overcome it’.
‘Why I am suited to a career in voice-over and I am most interested in one of the following: animation or commercial voice-over’.
‘My dream job in voice-over’.
Students will submit an MP3 recording of a 30 second animation character voice and a 30 second commercial read.
These recordings should be in MP3 format.
These recordings should be labelled with the following information; student name, content of recording, and program period being applied to. Here are two examples: StudentName_Animation_Fall or StudentName_Commercial_Spring
If a student meets all the admissions requirements and properly sends the essay and recordings, we will organize a Skype or Zoom video interview to further evaluate the student. Students will be interviewed by the Program Coordinator, interviews will be 10 – 20 minutes long and feature 10 questions. Students will need access to the following to complete the interview:
A computer with Webcam and microphone or a smartphone or tablet with a camera and microphone included.