The MCA-i/VO Peeps Educational Scholarship selection committee has been screening applications and will announce the worthy recipient on May 15, 2012. Applications have come from both VoiceOver professionals and newcomers based in Texas and Florida as well as various parts of California.
The committee reports that while the number of applicants is not large (a little over a dozen) the quality of each is impressive. It will be a difficult task to pick only one from such a deserving group.
The MCAI/VO Peeps Educational Scholarship Awards were established just this year. The scholarship may be given on a cash basis, or in the form of product and/or educational services useful to a VO Professional. The frst-ever Scholarship will consist of:
This VIP Package ($900 value!) includes:
This generous donation made possible by VOICE 2012 Executive Producers James R. Alburger & Penny Abshire.
The lucky recipient will be announced online at the VO Peeps website: http://blog.vopeeps.com/
For the second year, the Panasonic Solutions Company is making these iconic events possible. Starting on March 24th with the first event in San Diego, Panasonic is supporting media professionals with its involvement in MCA-I’s MediaProCamp. The popularity of the event has grown the series to a total of six this year.
Previously, Panasonic has given attendees sneak previews of new products such as the groundbreaking AG-3DP1, a 3D integrated twin-lens P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder, and the Panasonic AG-AF100 featuring a large 4/3-inch, 16:9 MOS imager with an imaging area just slightly smaller than 35mm cinema film
.This year, MediaProCamp Events will be held in San Diego, Orange County, St Louis, Atlanta, Detroit, and Central Carolina, reaching ever more media pros. For more on MCA-i's MediaProCamp go to the pulldodwn menue on the front page of our Chapters website, www.mcai-oc.org