GET YOUR GAME ON LOS ANGELES 2022 is coming to LA on Friday 4th November 2022! Tickets for the ultimate video game voice acting conference are on sale now!
What is #GYGOLA22?
GET YOUR GAME ON is an in-person VO conference
#GYGOLA22 is focused on promoting great voice acting in video games and it is the ONLY video game conference that is dedicated to this part of the industry! Hosted by The VoiceOver Network, GET YOUR GAME ON Los Angeles 2022 will take place on Friday 4th November 2022.
We are bringing the brightest and best of Voice Acting in Video Games together. This is your chance to mingle with top industry professionals from every discipline.
Legendary Voice Actors
Amazing Voice Coaches
High Calibre Developers
Debra Wilson is an American video game voice actor, actress and comedian. Debra is probably best known for her eight seasons on the former Fox late night sketch comedy series, MADtv (1995-2003).
Her voice over work includes animation for television and film, ADR & looping, network announcing, radio commercials, theme park attractions, to a wide range of video games.
She’s worked on over 80 video games, such as God of War, Call of Duty, Ratchet & Clank: A Rift Apart, Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League, and DESTINY 2: The Witch Queen
Motion capture credits include James Cameron’s AVATAR, STAR WARS JEDI: Fallen Order, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, and the 2023 release of STAR WARS JEDI: Survivor, plus two other future project in the works.
TV voice over credits include the Announcer on NBC’s The Weakest Link, Judge Steve Harvey for ABC, the BBC series, Spitting Image, FOX prime time animation and, the yet released ODD BALLS, and Praise Petey, Disney’s, The Owl House, Mickey Mouse Fun House and Minnie’s Bow Tunes, and Baby Shark’s Big Show!
Later this year or the beginning of 2023, she will be the new voice of the Monorail Captain for Disney World, Orlando, making history as the first female Captain, and the first person of color. This honor also includes the Disneyland, California attraction, The Jungle Cruise.
Tom Keegan is one of the world’s top performance directors for video games. His work includes AAA franchises, including Battlefield, Star Wars, Wolfenstein, Call of Duty, Resident Evil, Need for Speed, Mirror’s Edge, VR titles “Archangel” and “Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners.” He received a BAFTA nomination for his work on “Wolfenstein: The New Colossus” and his products have won multiple BAFTAs, Game Awards, and the Golden Joystick.
Tom has worked in animation development at Hanna-Barbera on shows such as “Powerpuff Girls,” Jonny Bravo” and “Cow and Chicken.” In 1998 be began working on CD ROMs such as “Blaster,” “JumpStart,” and the ever popular “Barbie,” before moving on to the action genre in classic games such as “Chronicles of Riddick” and “The Darkness,” and has worked on over 50 game titles.
As a director, Tom is actor-focused. He combines his decades of experience and study in acting, movement, and directing to bring out the best in performers. He works deeply with his development teams to find the subtext and nuances in game scripts and achieve the teams’ goals in the performance capture volume and voice-over booth. He frequently lectures at development studios and game conferences on performance and storytelling.
Andrea Toyias is the Senior Casting & Voice Director at Blizzard Entertainment where she has headed the VO department since its inception ten years ago. She has enjoyed bringing a wide-range of characters to life in World of WarCraft, Diablo, StarCraft, Hearthstone and Blizzard’s Overwatch.
Andrea has been involved with video games for over 15 years. Her early years were spent at Vivendi Games where she first developed her love and passion for voice acting as a Dialogue Editor and later as a Recording Engineer. She worked with hundreds of actors on innumerable games of every genre, ranging from the fun and entertaining Spyro to the dark and ominous Chronicles of Riddick. Since transitioning to Blizzard, casting and directing ghouls, goblins, multi-headed demons, space aliens and super heroes are her specialty.
Randall Ryan is a renowned Casting and Session Director for Video Games and other genres. Composer, Musician, Co-Founder of HamsterBall Studios.
Randall’s casting and directing video game credits include Chivalry 2, Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues, Lord of the Rings Online, World of Warcraft, Dungeons & Dragons Online, Transformers: Optimus Prime, the Deer Hunter series, World Series of Poker, mobile gaming, children’s games, sports titles, and shooters and more.
Julia Schoeffling is a Casting Director and COO of The Halp Network, specializing in voice and performance capture for future technology including video games, AR/VR, new media, location-based entertainment, and beyond. Her recent casting credits include Aliens: Fireteam Elite, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond and Tell Me Why featuring the first playable transgender character in a video game.
Zeke Alton joins us as a representative of SAG-AFTRA. He is an Actor and Performance Capture artist based in Los Angeles. He is also a retired Navy Test Pilot and is known for voicing video game characters in major franchises like Call of Duty and Ratchet & Clank; and as the voice of Dez in the Dreamworks series Boss Baby: Back in the Crib. He is a member of the LA Board of Directors of SAG-AFTRA and a fierce advocate for voice actors.
Ian Russell is an established gaming and animation voice – You perhaps know him as Locke in Payday2, The Psyker in Warhammer40k and as Inquisitor Martyr or Igor in the breakout indie hit, Chernobylite.
And more to be announced soon.
We also have a limited number of tickets available for our exciting INTENSIVE courses taking place the same weekend as the conference where small groups can work with Debra Wilson, Tom Keegan or Andrea Toyias for a two-day workshop (details below).
Please note: all INTENSIVE workshop tickets include a ticket for the #GYGOLA22 on Friday 4th November 2022.
Put Your Voice Last with Debra Wilson – 5th & 6th November
Debra Wilson will enable you to breathe life into your characters, bringing them to life through acting and reacting. To bring the greatest authenticity to your character enables a player to get lost in the believability of your character, and that is the level of performance Debra will inspire within you in this Intensive Workshop.
Acting For Performance Capture Masterclass with Tom Keegan – 5th & 6th November
This galactic adventure will be an odyssey to remember as you transcend space and time honing your best video game acting performances under his expert tuition. Across the two days you’ll make space opera a reality by developing your voice whilst navigating galactic empires, encountering fictional aliens.
This intensive workshop is perfect for those looking to increase their Performance Capture skills and is delivered by a renown coach in this field.
Video Game Voice Acting – Monsters & Creatures with Andrea Toyias – 5th & 6th November
In this two-day intensive workshop, Andrea will cover the A to Z of what it takes to make it as a successful voice actor in video games. Her two-day workshop will provide an in-depth look at all steps of the process.
Andrea will begin the two days with a thorough presentation covering all aspects of her world:
- What she looks for in talent
- What she looks for in auditions
- Successful character analysis
- and every hint, tip, and insider trading she can provide along the way.
Andrea will then dive into a new segment, “Casting Director for a Day” where you will get to sit in her chair for a bit in order to hear the auditions she receives.
This is a unique opportunity to learn from and connect with top industry people. Professionals who know every aspect of voice acting in video games and will be sharing some essential tips that will give a rocket boost to your career.
Who will be there?
We will bring together voice actors, producers, game developers, audio directors, sound designers and agents to shine the spotlight on voice acting for video games. This event is designed for voiceover artists of all levels of experience as well as for producers, agents, casting directors and developers.
What to expect?
Throughout #GYGOLA22 there will be opportunities for you to attend our limited and highly sought after Breakout Sessions and Intensive Workshops, covering all levels of experience.
A full list of sessions and workshops will be published here soon.
BREAKOUT SESSIONS – These Sessions are an amazing opportunity for you to work in small workshop size groups directly on techniques that will grow your confidence. An incredibly popular part of our previous events, they are sure to sell out quickly. Make sure you don’t miss out.
INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS – We are thrilled to be able to hold extra, jam packed Intensive workshops with the most incredible speakers. Whether you’re stepping into a new area in voice acting or you’ve got a huge range of characters in your armoury, we’ve got you covered with a range of Intensive workshops for all stages of your career.
VOICEOVER JAM REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!
One of the highlights of the event is getting involved in the highly anticipated VOICEOVER JAM competition.
What is VOICEOVERJAM? It’s a fantastic opportunity for voiceover actors to participate in a ‘team’ driven competition to be presented in front of judges at GET YOUR GAME ON on Friday 4th November 2022.
As part of your GET YOUR GAME ON ticket you are able to participate in this fun, interactive, creative, team building activity called the VOICEOVERJAM.
How it works!
The VoiceOver Network will randomly put participants into teams of 4 or 5 and you’ll work together over 48 hours starting on Friday 14th October – Sunday 16th October 2022.
The theme for the game will be shared with you at the point the competition gets underway. Groups will be asked to create a 60 second video game audio trailer from scratch. This includes; concept, writing script, voicing, editing and delivering before the deadline.
Once you’ve secured your GET YOUR GAME ON or INTENSIVE ticket you will receive the entry form and can enter as soon as possible.
Location: Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, 6101 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
When: 4th November 2022
Time: 8am – 7pm
More details will be available soon.
(Friday) 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
General Ticket $295 / Special Member Price $206.50
*Split payment options available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org Lineup subject to change. We reserve the right to substitute any of the speakers.