BOOP! Women Online: Female Voices in Video Games

Mar 18, 2017

11:00am – 12:00pm CT

Victory! Women presence is becoming an important role in video games such as Blizzard Entertainment’s award-winning game Overwatch. Join Blizzard voice and casting director Andrea Toyias, actress Carolina Ravassa, the voice of the infamous Sombra, Michael Chu, lead writer of Overwatch and Lilia Davis, Managing Editor of Revista Mujer, award winning Spanish magazine that celebrates women, for a discussion on how characters voices are developed and how voice acting plays a critical role in creating memorable game characters. We will also discuss some of the challenges that come with being a woman in the voice acting industry and how powerful female characters make Overwtach a better game. Boop!

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Michael Chu

Blizzard Entertainment

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Lilia Davis

La Revista Mujer

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Andrea Toyias

Blizzard Entertainment

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