LeapSpanish Character Audition for John

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LeapSpanish Character Audition for John 
This part is a main character of a Learn Spanish app for the iPad. The character is American, but we need Neutral Spanish with native-speaker fluency (since we're teaching Spanish). The main character will record for all the dialog/conversations for 30-50 lessons. Most lessons will include a dialog with 1-2 short scenes (2-3 minutes each).

Please read the part of John in the included script.
2011-05-30 17:33:18 GMT
2011-06-08 18:00:00 (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) 
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Project Parameters

The Voice Actor should be located in:
Flexible Price - USD 2000
Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
Several hours (this is a main character)
Spanish - Latin American Neutral
Young Adult Male
• Phone Patch AND
• Audio files must be delivered via FTP/Dropbox/Google Drive/cloud
There are no special pre-, post-, or production requirements for this project.
The Voice Actor should have at least 2 years of experience in the voice industry.
The voice seeker is willing to hire either union or non-union talents for this project

Script Details

(Script notes: I've included the character's background for you. In addition, I added the scene direction in brackets. This is for the artists drawing the illustrations, but it should give you an idea of the setting for each scene. Please read the part of John in Dialog 1 & 2.)


John Daniels – Main character

John is a young and eager filmmaker from the US. He moved to Buenos Aires to learn Spanish and make travel videos. He has a little money saved up, but he could stand to make some extra on the side.

(Age 25, single, from middle America, brown hair, blue eyes, height: 178 cm, weight: 75 kg, lanky and handsome, with a quick smile and curious expression.)

Lesson 2, Dialog 1 - Meeting Friends

[Establishing shot of Yaku (the taxi driver) waiting outside the airport next to a typical Argentinian taxi. He is short and dark-skinned with native Quechuan features.]

[Carlos introduces John to Yaku. John is much taller than Yaku.]
Carlos (to John): Te presento a Yaku. Yaku es nuestro taxista.

[Medium shot of John and Yaku shaking hands.]
John: Mucho gusto, Yaku. ¿Cómo se escribe tu nombre?

[Close-up of Yaku speaking.]
Yaku: Y-A-K-U.
Yaku: Yah-koo.

[Close-up of John looking interested as he speaks.]
John: ¡Qué nombre más interesante!
John: ¿De dónde eres?

[Close-up of Yaku speaking.]
Yaku: Soy boliviano… de Cochabamba, Bolivia.

[Medium shot of all 3 men standing by the taxi. John is speaking.]
John: ¡Genial!
John: Yo soy de los Estados Unidos.

[Close-up of Yaku looking enthusiastic.]
Yaku: Bienvenido a Buenos Aires.
Yaku: ¡Argentina es un país muy bonito!

[Medium shot of John and Carlos looking happy. John is speaking.]
John: Gracias. ¡Es muy divertido!

[Medium shot of John and Carlos. Carlos has clapped his hands together and is speaking.]
Carlos: Bueno, señores.
Carlos: ¿Vamos a casa?

[Medium shot of all 3 men standing by the taxi. John and Yaki are speaking at the same time.]
Yaku: ¡Por supuesto!
John: ¡Por supuesto!

[Closing long shot of the taxi leaving the airport.]



Lesson 2, Dialog 2

[Establishing shot of Yaku’s taxi pulling up to the apartment building.]

[Medium shot inside the apartment entry foyer. Sr. and Sra. Díaz have come out of their apartment to greet their new tenant, John. Carlos is introducing them while Yaku is standing behind the young men with the suitcases.]
Carlos: Sr. y Sra. Díaz, les presento a Juan Daniels, de los Estados Unidos.
Carlos: Y Juan, te presento a Sr. y Sra. Díaz. El Sr. Díaz es nuestro dueño.

[Medium shot inside the apartment entry foyer. Sr. and Sra. Díaz are smiling as Sr. Díaz shakes hands with John.]
John: Mucho gusto, señor. Encantado, señora.

[Close-up of Sr. Díaz smiling as he shakes John’s hand.]
Sr. Díaz: Igualmente. Beinvenido a Buenos Aires.

[Close-up of John speaking.]
John: Gracias.
John: ¿Cómo están ustedes?

[Medium shot of Sr. and Sra. Díaz smiling. Sr. Díaz is speaking.]
Sr. Díaz: Muy bien, gracias. ¿Y usted?

[Close-up of John speaking.]
John: Muy bien, pero un poco cansado.

[Medium shot of Sra. Díaz talking to her husband.]
Sra. Díaz: Él habla español muy bien, ¿no? Y me parece muy inteligente.

[Medium shot of Sr. Díaz talking to his wife.]
Sr. Díaz: Sí. Y él es muy alto y guapo.

[Medium shot of Carlos and John, with Yaku still behind them. Carlos is speaking.]
Carlos: Bueno, señor y señora. Con su permiso, voy a llevarle a Juan a su nuevo apartamento.

[Medium shot of Sr. and Sra. Díaz smiling. Sr. Díaz is speaking.]
Sr. Díaz: ¡Por supuesto! Nos vemos. Adios.

[Closing medium shot of Carlos leading John up the stairs, with Yaku following behind with the suitcases.]

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