2017 SOVAS Nominees Announced!

2017 SOVAS Nominees Announced!

The Society of Voice Arts Award Nominees have been announced for 2017 and we are so excited to see many familiar titles. There have been some exceptional audiobooks produced this year and we are incredibly grateful and proud to have been a part of many of them. Thank you to Novel Audio, Harper Audio, Blackstone Audio, Graymalkin Media, and Lyric Audio for entrusting us with these productions. Here's to many more in the future, and we can't wait to see everyone in November!

2017 NOMINEES

Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells us About Raising Successful Children / Narrated by Allyson Ryan for Novel Audio / Audiobook Narration - Self Help, Health and Fitness, Best Voiceover

Notes on Blindness: A Journey Through the Dark / Narrated by Nicholas Guy Smith for Novel Audio / Audiobook Narration - Biography, Best Voiceover

Lost Gods / Narrated by RC Bray for Harper Audio / Audiobook Narration - Fantasy, Best Voiceover

The Kept Woman / Narrated by Kathleen Early for Blackstone Audio / Audiobook Narration - Mystery, Best Voiceover

Weddiculous: An Unfiltered Guide to Being a Bride / Narrated by Jamie Lee for Novel Audio / Audiobook Narration - Author Performance, Best Voiceover

Undoctored / Narrated by Dan Woren for Blackstone Audio / Audiobook Narration - Self Help, Health and Fitness, Best Voiceover

Take Me Back / Narrated by Andi Ardnt and Zachary Weber for Lyric Audiobooks / Audiobook Narration - Romance, Best Voiceover

The Hot One / Narrated by Andi Ardnt and Zachary Weber for Lyric Audiobooks / Audiobook Narration - Romance, Best Voiceover

Lucy and Desi: The Legendary Love Story of Television's Most Famous Couple / Narrated by Jim Frangione for Graymalkan Media / Outstanding Production, Audiobook

Bette and Joan: The Divine Feud / Narrated by January LaVoy for Graymalkin Media / Audiobook Narration - Biography, Best Voiceover / Also nominated for: Audiobook Narration - Nonfiction, Best Voiceover / Also nominated for: Outstanding Production, Audiobook

Dunkirk: The Complete Story of the First Step in the Defeat of Hitler / Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner for Graymalkan Media / Audiobook Narration - History, Best Voiceover

Without a Doubt / Narrated by Marcia Clark for Graymalkin Media / Audiobook Narration - Author Performance, Best Voiceover / Also nominated for: Audiobook Narration - Crime & Thriller, Best Voiceover

A Portrait of Joan: An Autobiography / Narrated by Alyssa Bresnahan for Graymalkin Media / Audiobook Narration - Biography, Best Voiceover

Who Killed Joan Benet Ramsey / Narrated by Mikael Naramore for Graymalkan Media / Audiobook Narration - Crime & Thriller, Best Voiceover

A Marriage of Inconvenience / Narrated by Simon Vance for Graymalkan Media / Audiobook Narration - History, Best Voiceover

Satan's Harvest / Narrated by Will Damron for Graymalkan Media / Audiobook Narration - Metsphysical, Best Voiceover

Ghost Hunters: True Stories from the World's Most Famous Demonologists / Narrated by Todd Haberkorn for GrayMalkan Media / Audiobook Narration - Metaphysical, Best Voiceover

The Haunted / Narrated by Todd Haberkorn for Graymalkan Media / Audiobook Narration - Metaphysical, Best Voiceover

 

You can check out the full list of nominees here!

New September 2017 Earphones Awards Announced!

New September 2017 Earphones Awards Announced!

We are thrilled to announce the new Audiofile Earphones Award winners for September 2017!

We are very grateful for the opportunity to work on these wonderful productions, a huge THANK YOU and CONGRATULATIONS to all the narrators and publishers!

In the Shadow of the Sun - Scholastic Audio // Narrated by Jackie Chung

Death Around the Bend - Brilliance Audio // Narrated by Elizabeth Knowelden

Last Breath - Blackstone Audio // Narrated by Kathleen Early

 

Check out all the recent winners here.

2017 CIPA EVVY Award for Audiobook Production - 1st Place!

2017 CIPA EVVY Award for Audiobook Production - 1st Place!

Amazing news about one of our independently produced audiobook titles! Over the weekend it was announced that Ulysses Dream: A Timeless Romance  was awarded a 2017 CIPA EVVY award for first place in audiobook production.

  A huge congratulations to author Tim White and narrator Yareli Arizmendi

"The CIPA EVVYs is one of the longest-running book award competitions on the Indie publishing scene, running for nearly 25 years. The annual contest is sponsored by the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA), along with the CIPA Education and Literacy Foundation (ELF).

The CIPA EVVYs receive entries from all over the world, including England, Belgium, South Africa, Russia and Dubai. Averaging over 200 entries each year in 39 book categories and 8 technical categories, the CIPA EVVYs continue to provide an excellent way for independent authors to gain recognition for their work."

If you'd like to learn more about this award you can visit the official page here.

 

 

July 2017 Earphones Award Winners!

July 2017 Earphones Award Winners!

Once again, we are pleased to announce a number of talented narrators we've worked with have been awarded AudioFile's prestigious Earphones Award for the month of April! The award is given each month by AudioFile magazine to truly exceptional titles that excel in narrative voice and style, characterizations, suitability to audio, and enhancement of the text. You can check out all the recent winners here!

We are proud to have played a part in the production of the following titles and thank all the amazing publishers who have trusted us with their audiobooks. A huge congratulations to all the narrators as well!

The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness - HighBridge Audio // Read by Paula Poundstone (author)

The Thirst - Random House Audio / Books on Tape // Read by John Lee

Thick as Thieves - Harper Audio // Read by Steve West

Miracle Cure - Penguin Audio / Books on Tape // Read byRob Shapiro

Long Black Veil: A Novel - Random House Audio / Books on Tape // Read by Jennifer Finney Boylan (author)

Words in Deep Blue - Listening Library // Read by Hamish R. Johnson and Chelsea Bruland

 

Audie Winners 2017!

Audie Winners 2017!

Deyan Audio is proud to announce that 2 of the titles we had the honor of working on this year took home Audies at this year's APA sponsored Audie Gala! The winning titles were:

  • Risen - Narrated by Alana Kerr Collins and PJ Ochlan (Deyan Audio Full Production)
  • Homegoing - Narrated by Dominic Hoffman (Deyan Audio Quality Control)

 

We are also very proud of the many other talented narrators on our roster who took home Audies this year as well, including:

 

You can check out a full list of the 2017 Audie winners here.

Bob Deyan's Birthday Celebration!

Bob Deyan's Birthday Celebration!

Please join us May 5th, 2017 at Northridge for our annual celebration of Bob Deyan's life! Bob's vision is what still drives us to this day. We work to keep his legacy alive with the same vibrancy and passion he instilled in it. We hope you'll join us for an afternoon of celebrating his memory, his legacy, and the community he founded. Festivities will last from 12-2pm

Also, one of Bob's final wishes was to start a fund to help all ALS patients get the medical support they need, regardless of their financial circumstances. If you would like to make a donation to this cause you do so at the link below:

Bob Deyan ALS Nurse Fund - Donation Link

New Earphones Award Winners for April!

New Earphones Award Winners for April!

We are delighted to announce a number of talented narrators we've worked with have recently been awarded AudioFile's prestigious Earphones Award for the month of April! The award is given each month by AudioFile magazine to truly exceptional titles that excel in narrative voice and style, characterizations, suitability to audio, and enhancement of the text. You can check out all the recent winners here!

We are proud to have played a part in the production of the following titles and thank all the amazing publishers who have trusted us with their titles. A huge congratulations to all the narrators as well!

The Harlem Charade - Scholastic Audiobooks - Read by Bahni Turpin

The Lesser Bohemians - Random House Audio / Books on Tape - Read by Eimear McBride, the author

The Ethan I Was Before - Harper Audio / Blackstone - Read by Kirby Heyborne

Frogkisser! - Listening Library - Read by Marisa Calin

The Hate U Give - Harper Audio / Blackstone - Read by Bahni Turpin

Home Sweet Home - Random House Audio / Books on Tape - Read by Candy McClain

Little Boy Blue - Recorded Books - Read by Elizabeth Bower

Quicksand - Random House Audio / Books on Tape - Read by Sean Barrett

Sweet Dreams - Novel Audio - Read by Simone Lewis and Vikas Adam

 

"Painting in the Dark" Wins Wilbur Award!

"Painting in the Dark" Wins Wilbur Award!

Deyan Audio is proud to announce that Painting in the Dark: Esref Armagan, Blind Artist has won the Wilbur Award for Best Youth/Children's Audiobook!

Narrated by the always amazing Bronson Pinchot and Katherine Kellgren, we are honored to have worked on this title with Sue Zizza and the wonderful people at SueMedia Productions.

Thank you and congratulations to all involved!