Daytime Emmy winning director, Kelly Ward, has directed voices for hundreds of cartoons, including Disney’s The Lion Guard, Star vs. The Forces of Evil, The 7D, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Shaggy and Scooby Doo Get a Clue, and Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks. He has acted, produced, written and directed for television, film and stage and has been awarded the prestigious Humanitas Prize for writing children’s animation. Other notable credits include co-starring roles in the movies Grease, The Big Red One and Zoot Suit, and co-writing the feature films Once Upon A Forest and All Dogs Go to Heaven 2.
Jennifer Trujillo joined Walt Disney Television Animation in 2010 as a casting coordinator, cutting her teeth on series like "Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil," "Motorcity," and "Tron: Uprising." She has since risen to her current role as manager of casting, where she currently handles the creative casting and talent booking for multiple series on Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior, including "Elena of Avalor," "Mickey Mouse Shorts," and "Vampirina." Jennifer was recently nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her work on "Elena of Avalor." Jennifer recently won a Daytime Emmy award for her work on "Elena of Avalor."
Lindsay Pearlman Halper
Lindsay Perlman Halper is the Casting Manager for Lucasfilm Animation. Some of her credits include Star Wars Rebels, Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, Star Wars Detiurs, Star Wars Clone Wars, and Strange Magic.
After graduating from Penn State University, Lindsay began her career assisting in eat casting of seventeen pilots for Klasky Csupo Animation Company. She and Casting Director Barbara Wright later started the company Wright Casting, where she served as the casting associate for projects such as Justice League: The New Frontier (Warner Bros), Turok: Son of Stone (Classic Media), Kung Fu Magoo (Classic Media, and Jingle All the Way (Bent Image Lab/Hallamark Channel).
She also cast several commercials and web-series, including The Possibility Shop (The Jim Henson Company/Disney Online), and The LeBrons (believe Entertainment Group). She enjoys working with creative talent and finding the perfect voices to bring characters to life!
Keythe Farley is a voice director with credits that include RUGRATS, ADVENTURE TIME, GOD OF WAR and CALL OF DUTY. He's also the voice of Thane Krios in the MASS EFFECT series of video games, as well as the voice of Eruptor, Wildfire and Sheep Creep in SKYLANDERS. Commercial credits include Orbit Gum, Hornitos Tequila, Nike and Foot Locker. Writing credits include the cult-hit BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL.
Writer/Director Kal-El Bogdanove was the lead voice and performance capture director for the BAFTA Award-winning Fallout 4, and has directed performances in numerous games including Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 76, Breach, and many more. At Disney, Kal created and directed Dug In Real Life, the most successful online short in Disney history. He is the story producer and voice director of all Disney series for the Amazon Echo, including Zootopia, Wreck-It-Ralph, DuckTales, and Marvel Hero Training. With his writing partner Adrienne Arno, Kal created Terraformed, a seven-part graphic miniseries for horror legends John Carpenter and Sandy King.
After receiving an AA in Video Production from The American College in London, England and a BFA in Video Production from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Jason returned to his native Pacific Northwest as a film editor, where he worked on several independent productions. His editing work eventually brought him to Los Angeles where he worked at New World Films where, in addition to editing, he’d eventually dive into the world or writing and producing. Switching gears, Jason joined the team at Talent Group, Inc. (TGI) He stayed with the crew when Wes Stevens formed VOX, Inc., where he has accrued 18 years of experience guiding the agency's competitive reads.
When not directing actors by phone, e-mail, or in the booth, attending clients’ films, plays, and sessions, or networking at industry conventions, workshops, and soirees, Jason can most likely be found in a dive karaoke bar, or at any number of repertory movie theatres around town.