At Home Curriculum
Just because you’re staying in one place doesn’t mean your career is. So while we’re all at a distance, let’s keep learning together. From the homes of our creators, ACX University brings you three new episodes designed specifically for our self-driven creative community to help you find inspiration, get to work, and advance your craft from home.
The Power of Audio: A Keynote Address by Rekesha Pittman
Tuesday, October 27
From a hush to a roar: every story heard round the world started with a single voice, reverberating from listener to listener. But to raise the volume, you need more than just a microphone. In Rekesha Pittman’s inspirational keynote address, you’ll learn how to harness the power of audio to draw an audience, get your voice heard, and leave a legacy — and we think you’ll be stoked to get started right away.
Expanding Your Range: The Making of an Audiobook Musical
Wednesday, October 28
Every creator has a passion project — that audio opus of your dreams, the story you’ve fallen in love with, that wild idea you can’t get out of your head. Well that love doesn’t have to be one-sided — in this episode of ACX University, we sit down with the cast and crew of Lustily Ever After: The Audiobook Musical, to talk about how they brought their dream project to life so that listeners everywhere could fall in love with it, too.
Publicize Your Audiobook Like a PR Pro
Thursday, October 29
Storytelling is your superpower, but how can you wield it wisely to grow your audience and drive sales in today’s uncertain climate? By modeling your nascent marketing and PR strategy after the pros. That’s why we teamed up with Kelley Anderson, founder of Wonder PR, for invaluable advice on reaching and engaging new listeners as a debut author.
30 Minutes to a New Sound
Tuesday, June 9
Working from home takes on a new meaning when you need a comfortable, sound-proofed, tech-equipped space to work. But when you can’t get to the studio, you must bring the studio to you. Join studio expert and gear pro George Whittam and learn how to outfit or update your space to achieve a professional sound from home – all in 30 minutes or less.
Home Is Where the Art Is
Wednesday, June 10
If you’re an author, chances are you’re already used to working from home – and may even have a few tricks to teach the rest of us. But that doesn’t mean that this new paradigm comes without challenges to your focus, creativity, and communication strategies. Join us for a conversation with authors Amy Daws and Jessica Hawkins where they address staying productive – and staying sane – under the circumstances.
Performance Masterclass with Carin Gilfry
Thursday, June 11
Whether you’re a new narrator or a veteran voice actor, the pros agree – continuing coaching is an essential part of a successful voiceover career. Better yet, it’s one element of career advancement you can easily do from home. But what does a remote coaching session look like? Join coach Carin Gilfry and her student Kimberly Wetherell as they dive into a few essential narration skills, and learn how you can improve your own.