SAN BENEDETTO – A permanent dubbing center, an elite center for all of central Italy. The Aifas project continues, indeed it doubles. After the annual course that has just ended, embellished by the illustrious teaching of Luca Ward and Tiziana Avaristathe selections are already open for the new academic year aimed at the difficult art of dubbing.
Given the massive response in terms of attendance, Aifas drops a poker of aces to further raise the quality level of the lessons. Confirmed the presences of Luca Ward and Tiziana Avarista, they join the team Roberta Pellini and Giorgio Borghetti. The courses will be supplemented by the Maestro’s acting and diction lessons Pasquale De Cristofaroan internationally renowned theater director and physical exercises directed by the vocal coach Cristiano Corradetti.
Luca Ward he is an actor, voice actor and dubbing director. He has voiced dozens of actors including Russell Crowe in “Gladiator”, Samuel L. Jackson in Pulp Fiction and Keanu Reeves in the Matrix trilogy, voiced Hugh Grant, Bruce Willis, Rupert Everett, Antonio Banderas, Kevin Bacon and dozens of other stars. He won the Flaiano Prize in the theater section and collected a slew of awards for his interpretation of him in the musical Mamma Mia!
Tiziana Avarista is best known for voicing Salma Hayek in countless movies, Kate Beckinsale in Change Your Life in One Click, Jennifer Garner in Pearl Harbor, Amanda Peet in Syriana, Claire Danes in Terminator 3, Maggie Gyllenhaal in Secretary, True as Fiction and The dark Knight. She wins the award for best female voice in cinema twice at the Voices in the Shadows festival with Anne Hathaway in the film Rachel is getting married and Candela Pena in the film Rosa’s Wedding. In 2007 she was awarded the Ferruccio Aamendola prize.
Roberta Pellini is the voice of many stars: Charlize Theron, Cate Blanchett, Nicole Kidman, Diane Keaton, Angelina Jolie, Elizabeth McGovern, Catherine Zeta Jones, Sophie Marceau, Sandra Bullock, Jessica Alba, Julia Roberts, Uma Thurman and many others. She has won several awards: in 2008 she won the Grand Prix of Dubbing as best voice actress. In 2013 she won the Golden Lectern for Best Female Voice for the dubbing of Catherine Zeta Jones in Broken City. In 2015 she won the Voices in the Shadows award for the best female voice.
Giorgio Borghetti he is a film, television and theatrical actor as well as a voice actor. He has voiced Hollywood giants such as Patrick Dempsey, Adrien Broedy, Bradley Cooper, Sam Rockwell, Ewan McGregor and many others. In him stand out famous films such as ET the extra-terrestrial (1982), in which he voices the protagonist Elliot (played by Henry Thomas), The Neverending Story (1984), where he plays Atreyu, The fleeting moment (1989) and Much ado about nothing (1993), where the voiced actor is Robert Sean Leonard.
Pasquale De Cristofaro, theater director and actor. As a director he has presented numerous shows in major Italian reviews or theaters. He has worked with giants of the theater like him He actively collaborates with the major Italian art academies and universities. Impossible to list the works directed in the theater, where he has staged works by Pirandello, Moliere, Eduardo, Scarpetta, Brecht and many others.
Cristiano Corradetti he is a composer, musician, producer and vocal coach. He graduated in Pop-Rock Composition at the Pescara Conservatory. Three-year professional diploma in Electric Guitar at CPM in Milan. He holds a Master’s degree in Counseling in the helping relationship. He has a background in Music Therapy and carries out independent research in the field of music for the well-being and evolution of the person. Singer-songwriter by vocation. He has opened concerts for Leonard Johnson of Kool & the Gang, and John Mayall. He was nominated as an expert on the subject for the Pop-Rock composition course at the Pescara Conservatory.
“The results obtained after the first year of work dedicated to dubbing have pushed us to further raise the qualitative bar – he says satisfied Marco Trionfante, AIFAS Artistic Director – we have welcomed students from all over Italy, even from regions historically at the forefront in the field of artistic training. For the next academic year, in addition to the confirmations of Luca Ward and Tiziana Avarista, we have involved two giants of dubbing such as Roberta Pellini and Giorgio Borghetti. Our idea is to consolidate the work done so far and continue the path towards the establishment of a permanent dubbing center in the Marche that becomes a reference point for all aspiring Italian voice actors “.
The course, which lasts 140 hours of lessons, is aimed at those who want to professionally face the career of voice actor. To access the course there is a selection. To book the admission test, call 0735 435329 or 392 160 30 29. For further info: www.aifas.it