Audiobook Academy at VO Atlanta Overview

The VO Atlanta Audiobook Academy presented by ACX is audiobook narrator training geared towards those who have narrated fewer than 50 titles. Areas of focus will be technical, business and performance with Breakouts and X-sessions available in each in addition to a few panel discussions designed to help you. Whether you are at the start of your audiobook journey and need help setting up your home studio and profile for audiobook work, you’ve recorded a few audiobooks and need guidance on next steps to forward your career, or you want to work on improving your performances – The Audiobook Academy at VO Atlanta (AAVOA) will have exciting educational options and top names as your guide.

Audiobook Academy Highlights:

The Audiobook Academy takes place alongside the main VO Atlanta Voiceover Conference, so if you’re interested, you can register for both at a discounted rate, and get the best of both worlds.

Additional sessions are listed below which take place as part of the General VO Atlanta Conference.The following sessions take place at the Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel.

Audiobook Academy at VO Atlanta Speakers (Random Order)

Breakout Sessions are 1-Hour sessions included with general registration.

X-Session (Workshops) are 3-Hour sessions with only 12 attendees per workshop.

(Additional Fees Apply to Workshops)

Academy News and Updates


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The following sessions are available as part of the General VO Atlanta Conference. These sessions take place at the Hilton Atlanta Airport.

Session Title Session Speaker Start Time End Time
3/26/20 GPS: Approaches to Text Prep for Audiobook Narrators (X-Session Workshop) Andi Arndt 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
3/26/20 From Voiceover to Audiobooks – Should You Take the Leap? Tom Jordan 3:30 PM 4:30 PM
3/27/20 Self-Producing an Audiobook: Home Studio Set Up, Recording, and Outsourcing Post-Production Evan Andree 9:50 AM 10:50 AM
3/27/20 Romance and Erotica: Embracing and Honoring the Genre Joel Froomkin 3:20 PM 4:20 PM
3/27/20 Out of Character? or All the Way In? (X-Session Workshop) Dion Graham 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
3/28/20 Audiobook Narration vs. Other VO Work Dion Graham 3:20 PM 4:20 PM
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VO Atlanta Postponed Until April 22-25, 2021 Due to Cornona Virus