Two Takes On Toys with Chuck Wedge and Gavin Hammon

Starts Monday, November 28, 2022

6:30 PM-9:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
The registration period has closed for this event.


Class Sessions: 11/28/2022, 12/5/2022, 12/12/2022, 12/19/2022

Class Description

Join not one, but TWO talented toy creators! Chuck is a 15+ year LeapFrog toy designer, writer, and director. Gavin is the voice of Furby and tons of toys and games. Reignite your inner child with TWO perspectives as you identify the subgenres of toys and their unique requirements. You'll find the right energy, develop consistency, speak gibberish, tackle concatenation, and most importantly, awaken your sense of play!

Advanced — Character

Classes held at this level teach advanced concepts under the assumption that you understand foundational techniques and have prior experience reading copy and receiving feedback in the relevant track.

Online Class

This class is held on Zoom. Class will not be recorded.

Class Size

Class size is limited to 12 students


Cost: $450.00

Spaces Remaining: 7


Instructor: Chuck Wedge; Gavin Hammon

Chuck is a senior producer and writer at LeapFrog who’s worked on over 100 interactive children's toys including Tag Reading System Device, Tag Junior Reading System Device, LeapReader Device, LeapStart Device, Toy Story 4 interactive game book, Frozen interactive game book, Learn to Write and Draw with Mr. Pencil, DreamWorks’ Penguins of Madagascar Penguin Puzzle Time, Ozzie and Mack, Panda Bear Panda Bear, Disney/Pixar’s Brave book adaptation of the movie, Disney’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Disney's Sofia the First, DreamWork's Trolls, and Nickelodeon's Paw Patrol. Chuck is also a Voice One alum and enjoys being able to think like a child.

Gavin Hammon has lent voices to video game characters, educational toys (and super uneducational toys), commercials, animation, narration, promo and plenty of stuff to weird to classify. He’s been a working voice actor for 17 years and has been teaching toy vo, concatenation and gibberish classes for over 5 years. He was born, raised and lives in the SF Bay Area.


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