Voice-Over Hall of Fame to open May 16, 2020
Updated: Feb 5, 2020
The Orinda Theatre, built in 1947 will be the home of the Voice-Over Hall of Fame and animation museum.
The first annual California Independent Animation Film Festival will be held at the Orinda Theater on the weekend of May 16 and 17th. Hosted by the California Independent Film Festival Association, a nonprofit organization, which has produced Film Festivals in the Bay Area for over 24 years.
As part of this amazing weekend of the celebration of animated films from around the world, voice-over talent and animation artist will include the induction of the Inaugural induction into the Voice-Over Hall of Fame. The inaugural class will include Mel Blanc (Bugs Bunny) Daws Butler (Yogi Bear) June Foray (Rocky the Falling Squirrel) and Mai Questel (Betty Boop).
The Voice-Over Hall of Fame Museum will include stunning plaques of the inductees with their bios. Plus a museum of memorabilia on display from their careers. One piece is a 1937 Productions cell from Mel Blanc’s first cartoon, Porky the Wrestler.
The weekend will include lectures from Voice-over actors and animation artist. More information to be announced soon.
The Voice-Over Hall of Fame will he housed in the historic Orinda Theatre which was built in 1941 located in Orinda, CA located in the East Bay of San Francisco.