In the last few months, with the social upheaval following the killing of George Floyd and ensuing Black Live Matter protests, the lack of representation in casting for characters of color in voice over has been highly scrutinized. This is not a new topic by any means, but with high-profile white actors actually stepping down from roles portraying people of color, the industry is now having a really hard look in the mirror.
This issue brings up a number of questions and is not anywhere near being settled. We have a couple articles to share regarding this industry quandary and we hope find them to be worthwhile reads to contemplate.
The Atlantic: BoJack Horseman’s Diane Problem Is Now an Industry Problem
Vox: How voice actors are fighting to change an industry that renders them invisible
Sally suggests letting these four words become your mantra for 2021.
Texas-based company is making more opportunity for English dubbing beyond Anime
by Clay Robeson October 1, 2020
Starting in just a few weeks, this class is the perfect class for beginning and intermediate voice actors.
This interview with Christi Soper casts some light on casting at DreamWorks.
Sally suggests letting these four words become your mantra for 2020.
Sally toasts to 2020 with a story of a time she felt like she could conquer the world...