NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Society of Voice Arts & Sciences (SOVAS™) announced that partner OVATION TV will provide streaming coverage of the 2017 Voice Arts® Awards honoring the best talent in the voiceover industry. The Voice Arts® Awards Gala will be held this year on November 5th at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Fredrick P. Rose Hall in New York City. Kerry Washington, Owen Wilson, and Chris Cooper headline the nominations in craft categories. Famed O.J. Simpson trial prosecutor Marcia Clark is also a nominee in the audiobook category. Other nominees for this year include Neil Degrasse Tyson, John Rhys-Davies, and Cheech Marin.
“This year we are offering viewers from around the globe an opportunity to join us for this glamorous evening. The 2017 Voice Arts® Awards includes many of the top names in entertainment and we are thrilled that OVATION TV will bring their amazing accomplishments in voiceover to a tremendous audience,” says Emmy® Award-winning producer and SOVAS™ CEO, Rudy Gaskins.
OVATION TV has an unparalleled commitment to the arts, culture and captivating entertainment, showcasing a line-up of critically-acclaimed premium dramas, arts-related specials, documentaries, and iconic films. The partnership with SOVAS™ to stream the 2017 Voice Arts® Awards will be the first of its kind for OVATION TV. This year’s awards will include a special presentation to acclaimed actress Lily Tomlin, who will be on hand to receive the 2017 Voice Arts® Icon Award. The Voice Arts® Awards also celebrates the power of the voice to impart change in the world. Three time Emmy® winner Keith David, who’s currently starring in Oprah Winfrey’s hit show “Greenleaf” on OWN, will present the second annual Muhammad Ali Voice of Humanity Honor to award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Grammy award nominated superstar Deborah Cox, will also be a presenter at this year’s awards. Good Morning America called the Voice Arts® Awards, “The Oscars of voiceover acting.” Continue reading