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Start: 06/11/2016 - 3:58pm
End: 06/12/2016 - 12:06am

Are you a polished voiceover pro or curious newcomer? Learn from one of Chicago's most successful voiceover masters, Norm Woodel, about the Art of Voice Audio at this one-day special event.

When: 8:58 - 5:06 p.m., Saturday, June 11

Where: Kauffher Members Resources Center (KMRC)
1 E. Erie, Suite 660
Chicago, IL 60611 

Cost for the seminar is $100 and all proceeds will benefit the KMRC. SAG-AFTRA members are welcome to mentor a pre-union performer for a $10 discount. Pre-union performers pay the full $100 amount.

Johnny Heller is an award-winning actor and teacher with over 25 years of experience in the industry in voiceover, stage, television and stand-up comedy. He has narrated nearly 600 titles for adults, young adults and children, working in almost every genre. Heller is a 2005 and 2009 Audie Award winner, a double nominee in 2015, a 2014 nominee for Best Male Narrator, a double nominee in 2012 and was named a Best Voice of 2008 - 2011, 2014 and 2015, and is a Publishers Weekly Listen Up Award winner 2008-2013.

Start: 05/24/2016 - 9:00pm
End: 05/24/2016 - 11:00pm

SAG-AFTRA invites all interested active members in good standing to attend a special educational event presented by SAG-AFTRA University. David Viviano, chief economist of SAG-AFTRA, will deliver a series of presentations and lectures on the economics of the media business.  

The event will include the following modules, each to be followed by a question-and-answer session:

- The Economics of Winner-Take-All Labor Markets

- The Impact of the Internet on Employment & Income in the U.S. Media and Entertainment Business

04/29/2016 7:00pm

The Background Committee will be reconvening as an active committee on Friday, April 29, at noon at 1 E. Erie, Suite 650. The focus of the committee will be commercial background work. If you are interested in joining the committee and/or attending this meeting, please RSVP to Sean Hennessy at

Parking passes will be available if you park in the 10 East Ontario parking lot.


Start: 04/27/2016 - 12:30am
End: 04/27/2016 - 3:00am

When: 5:30 - 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 26

Where: KMRC, 1 E. Erie, Suite 660, Chicago

This seminar is a must-attend for anyone working on or planning to work on low budget films or Web series. Are you and a bunch of your friends getting together and making short films, student films? Webisodes? Spec TV pilots? Didn't think you needed to worry about being under contract? Well...  

Start: 04/29/2016 - 2:00am
End: 04/29/2016 - 4:00am

When: 7 - 9 p.m., Monday, April 28 

This workshop includes an overview of basic computer knowledge (both Mac and PC), email and Internet tips, how to personalize your Actors Access and Casting Networks accounts, along with creating social media accounts like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr. You will learn computer shortcuts, tips and tricks on using the Web, and about the options available to you when creating an online presence.

Start: 04/19/2016 - 1:00am
End: 04/19/2016 - 3:00am

Learn to Build Your Own Home Studio, April 18

If you are recording auditions, audiobooks, and/or actual sessions from home – you will want to attend this Conservatory event to learn some tricks of the trade, which software and microphones to use, etc. Learn to set up and run a professional sounding home studio with everything from soundproofing to editing techniques.