What is your name and your current occupation?
Cindy Akers Animation Casting director and Dialogue Director
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
Probably the weirdest job was doing surveillance for a private investigator. It was a college job, but I didn’t last long. I just didn’t feel right about reporting people’s activities without knowing the “full story”!
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
League of Super Evil is among the top shows I am currently directing for Nerd Corps, great show! I’ve been really fortunate to work on so many great shows these past few years to name a few…Twisted Whiskers, Rate A for Awesome, Hero: 108, Geronimo Stilton, Zeke’s Pad, Edgar & Ellen. I’ve also worked on several Zhu Zhu Pet films this past year and am currently working on GloE Plush toys for the same company, very sweet properties. Oh yeah…also Little Tikes and Play Mobile. All features direct to DVD. I’m a lucky girl…keep pretty busy!
How did you become interested in animation?
Always loved it. Got my start with a fabulous voice director, Susan Blu. I was working as a commercial voice casting director at the Voice Casters in Burbank and moonlighted by Continue…