Voice Arts™ Awards Pays Tribute to Robin Williams November 9th in New York

Actor/comedian Robin Williams will be honored on Nov. 9th.

Actor/comedian Robin Williams will be honored on Nov. 9th.

The comedic genius and powerful voice of actor Robin Williams will be celebrated during a special posthumous tribute and presentation at the first-annual Voice Arts™ Awards, it was announced today by the Society of Voice Arts and Sciences™ (SOVAS™).

Peers and fans will laud Mr. Williams’ brilliance during the special commemorative event at the Voice Arts™ Awards ceremony held at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York on Sunday, November 9th, from 7pm to 11pm, EST.

Williams died August 11th, in Tiburon, CA.

“Like fans, colleagues and friends all over the world, we are stunned by the tragic death of Robin Williams, a rare talent whose brilliance entertained us since the beginning of his stellar career,” said SOVAS™ President Rudy Gaskins. “He used his extraordinary voice and many gifts to bring joy and laughter to all of us.”

The Voice Arts™ Awards honors best-in-class performances by national and internationally acclaimed voiceover artists in animated films, cartoons, video-games, audiobooks, radio, and television.  Presented by SOVAS™, the Voice Arts™ Awards has the distinction of being the first-ever awards program to identify and honor this prestigious group of talented actors. It also rewards creative directors, copywriters, producers and other creative crafts with their own categories.

For more information regarding Voice Arts™ Awards, please visit www.sovas.org or call 212-269-0700.