Thurs. Aug. 16, 2018 7 -10pm
Andrea Toyias is the Senior Casting & Voice Director at Blizzard Entertainment where she has cast and directed a range of BLIZZARD games from, World of WarCraft, Diablo, StarCraft and most recently, Blizzard’s newest titles, Hearthstone and Overwatch.
Andrea has been working in the video game industry for over 15 years. Her early years were spent at Vivendi Games where she first developed her love and passion for voice acting; first as a Dialogue Editor and later as the in-house Recording Engineer. She worked with hundreds of actors on innumerable games of every genre, ranging from the fun and entertaining Spyro to the dark and ominous Chronicles of Riddick. In 2008, Andrea transitioned to Blizzard Entertainment and began building the voice department from the ground up. She currently spends most of her time in the recording studio where casting and directing ghouls, goblins, demons, space aliens and super heroes are her specialty.
Andrea’s latest work on the award-winning game, Overwatch, has led her all over the globe as she searches for characters of every background, ethnicity and sound in order to make Blizzard’s newest undertaking come to life in new, more vibrant ways.
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