Jeff Howell, Owner of Howell Productions, Inc., launched his voice-over industry career as a voiceover agent at Abrams-Rubaloff & Lawrence, then crossed over to the creative side by serving as casting director/radio producer at Bert Berdis & Company, and then was hired as the VP of Production at World Wide Wadio. During his extensive career, he has had the honor of casting, representing, or directing such notable actors including Marlon Brando, Gregory Peck, Martin Sheen, Jeff Goldblum, Owen Wilson, Sally Kellerman, Leonard Nimoy and James Earl Jones, He has produced radio commercials for hundreds of National accounts (including: Chevy, Bud Light, VISA, American Express, Starbucks, McDonalds, Nestle) and radio/TV promos (including: CBS, FOX, Comedy Central, Food Network, A&E, NatGeo). He served as the post-production supervisor and director for numerous sci-fi audio novels that were produced by Leonard Nimoy and John de Lancie. He has directed narration for Fox Searchlight, Travel Channel, DIY, and Food Network. Currently, Jeff is running his own company where he is producing and directing all things voiceover including animation, commercials, promos, narration, dubbing, and IVR. His latest projects include directing the Emmy Award winning animated program “Wally’s Opening Day” and the animated feature “Monkey Prince”, and recently cast and directed the dubbing for the Netflix films “I Am Not An Easy Man”, “Jefe”, and “Nothing to Hide” and directed the recent controversial 2018 Nike TV campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick. He is teaching voiceover acting at various schools in San Francisco, as well as workshops and private coaching in Los Angeles, New York, London, Dublin and Dubai.
10:00am - 1:00pm | INTENSIVE - Winning in the Commercial VO World