Animating History

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Animating History 
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This project is meant to educate school and community groups about African American history and serve as a starting point for community discussions. The narration will accompany three short animated pieces, ~55 secs long, that introduce groups to overarching storylines and make connections between the past and today. 
2017-07-26 16:03:45 GMT
2017-08-09 10:00:00 (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) 
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7 direct invitation(s) have been sent by the voice seeker resulting in 3 audition(s) and/or proposal(s) so far.
Voice123 SmartCast is seeking 50 auditions and/or proposals for this project (approx.) Invitations sent by SmartCast have resulted in 22 audition(s) and/or proposal(s) so far.

Project Parameters

The Voice Actor should be located in:
Fixed - USD 250
Documentaries
No
3 MINUTES
English - USA and Canada
None
Young Adult Female OR Young Adult Male OR Middle Age Female OR Middle Age Male
• Audio files must be delivered via FTP/Dropbox/Google Drive/cloud
There are no special pre-, post-, or production requirements for this project.
Not defined
The voice seeker is willing to hire either union or non-union talents for this project
African American. This is a project about African American history in the Northeast, encourage applications from POC.

Script Details

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Almost a century before Rosa Parks took a seat on a bus, Ellen Garrison, an African American teacher from Concord, challenged the nation’s first Civil Rights Act of 1866.

Ellen purposely took a seat in a segregated Maryland train station waiting room and was forcibly removed. Although her court case was eventually dismissed, she spoke up at a time when African Americans—and women—had limited rights.

Ellen was an activist from an early age. Like other women in Concord, she lent her voice and actions to protests and petitions for equal rights of all people.

As a teacher, she traveled often, granting her more freedom than other African American women of her time.

Ellen knew the effects slavery had on families. Her grandfather and father, both formerly enslaved, were among the first Africans to live in the area. She was well educated and driven.

And she fought for equality. In her own words, “I feel as though I ought to strive to maintain my rights.” 
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Voice-Seeker Details

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2016-10-13
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