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The Art of Voice Over & Performance Capture with Debra Wilson

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 9:19am

When: November 2, 2019 at Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

Actress and comedian Debra Wilson is perhaps best known as the longest-serving original cast member on the sketch comedy series MADtvappearing for the show's first eight seasons.  With numerous guest star appearances in both network comedy and drama series’ and a score of independent films, she has more recently found success in the realm of voice over and motion capture for television, film, and video games.

Join Debra as she returns to AADL to discuss the art of voice over, performance capture, and the proactive inner faith that has sustained her in her career.

Her first project in the area of motion capture was as the prototype model for ‘Ney’tiri,’ played by Zoe Saldana, in James Cameron’s Avatar. Her voice over work began much earlier: as a narrator for E! Entertainment celebrity specials, and then into animation for television and film, ADR & looping, network announcing, radio commercials, books on tape, theme park attractions, and a wide range of video games.  She has worked on well over fifty video games to date including five different World of Warcraft games, God of WarFinal Fantasy XVMafia IIIGears of War 4Telltale: The Walking Dead- The Final Season, several Call of Duty games, Telltale: Batman, and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

TV voice over credits include The Simpsons, Family GuyAmerican DadThe Cleveland Show, The Boondocks,  the NETFLIX series All Hail King Julien, and Cartoon Network: Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart.

Motion capture credits include The Mirror’s Edge: CatalystWolfenstein: The New Colossus, and Far Cry: Primal. Projects slated for release this year are Star Wars Jedi: Fallen OrderDays GoneCall of Duty: Black OpsJust Cause 4, and Wolfenstein: Young Blood.

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November 2, 2019 at Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

Length: 00:37:01

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Television
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