Arthur G Insana
As a multi-award-winning pioneer in the resurgence of audio theatre, Arthur G. Insana has produced and directed some of the highest grossing and most elaborate audiodramas in the history of the recording industry, including the full-cast, full-production Star Wars: Dark Empire series for Time Warner/Lucasfilm, and The Historian, a multi-cast Bestseller for Time Warner. Insana also has produced and/or directed over 1,300+ cutting-edge audio programs for Time Life, Simon & Schuster, Random House, Bantam/Doubleday/Dell, HarperCollins and Audible.com, as well as radio campaigns for clients including L.A. Gear, La Salsa Mexican Restaurants, Morgan Creek Productions and Warner Bros.
As former Director of Original Content Creation/Supervising Producer for Audible.com, Insana built an original production division from scratch, from one employee to 80+ (in-house and freelance), from non-existent original programming to a level of about 30+ nine-hour original D2D productions per month. Further credits include business, health/fitness and informational audios, including 15 of the Rich Dad, Poor Dad business audiobooks for Time Warner /Time Life, and the long-form TD Jakes inspirational audios for Time Life.
He produced and directed the first novel written exclusively for digital download on Audible.com, starring Alfred Molina: The Chopin Manuscript -- which received two Audie Nominations: Best Original Audio and Audio of the Year, and won the Audie Award for “Audio of the Year.” The Chopin Manuscript also was named one of the Best Audios of the Year by Audiofile Magazine.
· 1,300+ fiction and nonfiction audio productions for most of the major publishing companies
· 40+ Bestselling Audiodramas/Audiobooks/Audio Documentaries
(N.Y. Times; Publishers Weekly)
· 13 Audie Nominations / 5 Audies, to date (as Producer/Director)
· 20+ “Best of” audio productions for Penguin Random House Audio (2013-2019)
· 20+ Earphones Awards and 1 Odyssey Award (as Director)
· Forbes Magazine’s Top 10 List of Best Audiobooks for 2018 (as Director)
Insana has edited 11 books on screen and television writing and film/digital movie production and, most recently, two college-level, science textbooks for Cal State, Long Beach. Also, Insana has extensive experience as a graphic designer and is developing original content for TV, Internet TV and film, including documentary, informational, live-action and animation projects.
Currently, Insana is president of InsanaMedia.com, a full-service creative media company providing audio/video production, writing/editing services, Web/print graphic design, corporate communications, radio /TV advertising, as well as Voice-Over coaching/development, through InsanaMedia, and for a variety of VO studios and schools on both coasts.
Hamish Robert Johnson
Hamish R Johnson is a multi ward winning audiobook-narrator, an actor, musician and writer. A film school graduate, Hamish has extensive experience in sound-design and audio production, along with acting, film production and screenwriting. As a musician, Hamish has, recorded, produced performed with various musical acts in Australia, Thailand and America. Beyond entertainment, Hamish has worked as a real estate agent, food developer and chef, bringing many skills and much experience to his various roles at The Sound Out.