The key elements of video are picture and sound (audio). Good voice acting brings the characters to life. Organised by the Foundation and TVB, the "Dubbing Academy" has received overwhelming response with over 300 applicants and congratulations to the 100 shortlisted participants, the dubbing training was started in August 2021.
In phase two, 20 participants were selected from the 100 qualifiers to particpated in a series of professional dubbing training. The "Dubbing Academy" was instructed by a number of professional voice actors and artists, training students professional dubbing knowledge and skills, from the basic skills of voice acting, vocalisation and articulation to the use of voice, emotion control and lip-synching. Animations, life sound effects, dramas, variety shows, different kinds of narration, announcements, advertising and other practical training were provided, allowing the participants learn the voice-acting skills step by step. The course was conducted in TVB’s dubbing studio, so that participants could experience and explore dubbing works on the spot.
The 20 participants had smoothly finished the 10 dubbing classes and successfully graduated on 15 September 2021 at YO PLACE of the Foundation. CHUNG Yuk-yi, LAI Cheuk-hin and LAU Kwun-chi, the three winners of the "Most Outstanding Achievement Student" awards, will be invited to join professional dubbing training by TVB and embark on the road of voice acting. In addition to the professional knowledge and skills of dubbing, the course also focused on cultivating professional ethics and spirit, learning attitudes and moral characters. Therefore, the "My Favorite Student" award was presented to SIU Yik-man who excelled in both morals and studies. Meanwhile, the graduates also presented a specially-designed thank-you card and a commemorative short video to pay tribute and express their deepest gratitude to the tutors for their guidance.
In order to let more audiences and young people understand the profession and fun of dubbing, TVB has produced a TV programme "Dubbing Academy" which documented the entire training process. The broadcast of the programme is scheduled on Jade in November 2021, which definitely should not be missed.
For the press release of the "Dubbing Academy", please visit "Dubbing Academy" Completed Successfully, Helping Youths in Realising Dreams and Inspiring Their Career Development in the Dubbing Industry