Preview – The Art of Voice and Song

Posted on: Sunday 23 June 2019 7:33pm by Adam Redfern

Thursday 4th July 2019, 11:10 – 12:10

Showroom Cinema 3

When people remember a classic kids’ show that they love, what’s the first thing they often do? Sing the theme tune? Shout out a favourite character’s catchphrase?

Getting the music and voice performances right for your audience is a vital part of production– and they can fast become the favourite, most unique ingredients of your show that your viewers love returning to, each and every episode.

And in an age when Baby Shark (pictured) can go from meme to commission, it’s even more important to grab your audience’s attention quickly with unforgettable songs and some killer catchphrases from standout characters.

So what goes into composing and producing music for Children’s media? What happens around the microphone when your cast is set and the script is locked?

Join BAFTA-nominated composers Ellie Wyatt & Joss Peach for their top tips and advice for writing songs to a brief, plus globally renowned voice actor Marc Silk for his unique insight and as many impersonations he can fit into the running time!

Don’t miss this lively, fun and informative session full of essential earworms and toe-tapping tips.




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Adam Redfern

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Adam Redfern

Red Furnace Productions, Writer & Showrunner

Adam is an award-winning Children's TV Script Writer and Showrunner with over 15 years industry experience.  He has worked for major broadcasters including Disney Channel and the BBC, leading shows from pre-production through to TX. Adam has written for a wide range of children’s programmes, including live action, mixed media… Read more