SacAnime is proud to welcome the cast of Netflix’s The Dragon Prince to SacAnime Winter 2020. Adrian Petriw, Paula Burrows, Racquel Belmonte, Sasha Rojen, Jesse Inocalla, and Jason Simpson will be joining Jack De Sena. They will all be participating in SacAnime’s Free Autograph Sessions.
SACANIME is being held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday January 3rd – 5th, 2020 at CAL EXPO. For more information, check out our website at: www.sacanime.com
Paula is a Scottish-born, Canadian-raised, Leo Award-winning actress based in Vancouver, B.C. and a graduate of Studio 58 and Langara College Film Arts. Paula is over the moon to be playing Rayla in The Dragon Prince and her Scottish mother is delighted that she is finally “talking properly”. Recent credits include the conveniently named character, Paula, in The Dangers of Online Dating (Telus Optik VOD), Mrs Luckenbill in The Hunt (Bad Angels Productions) and Jessica Hartley in Unspeakable(CBC).
Sasha is 12 years old. Born in Vancouver to Ukrainian/Trinidadian parents. Sasha was a competitive gymnast for for 9 years, and earned numerous awards. She has been acting since she was 3 years old,appearing in many commercials, print campaigns and has had the pleasure of playing Young Meghan Markel in “When Harry Met Meghan”, had a recurring role on The Flash, with appearances on iZombie, Bates Motel and others. Sasha loves acting on film, but the experience of being a voice actor on The Dragon Prince is a dream come true.
Racquel Belmonte is a voice actor, sketch comedian, improviser, and writer living in Vancouver, British Columbia. When she’s not performing in her comedy duo Carmelahhh, she is performing with her all-female comedy troupe Nasty Women, her Blind Tiger Comedy Houseteam Reynolds, a variety of Instant Theatre shows as a Guest Artist, and on her lonesome in other cool comedy shows around the city. She’s performed frequently in the Vancouver International Improv Festival, in the Del Close marathon in New York, at Ryan Stiles’ Upfront Theatre in Bellingham, and most recently at the Toronto Fringe Festival. Some voice credits include The Dragon Prince, Lego: Legends of Chima, Lego: Elves, and Screetures Wild!
Jesse Inocalla is an actor, voiceover artist, and producer with over ten years of experience in the entertainment industry. Choice voiceover credits include The Dragon Prince, Sleeping Dogs: Triad Wars, Marvel, Hasbro, CAPCOM, LEGO, Disney, The Little Prince, and B-Daman: Fireblast. He’s also won awards for his work onstage and has been a part of award-winning films like El Gigante and La Quincenera by Luchagore Productions, and Ghost Can by Off World Pictures
Jason Simpson is a prairie boy who brought his eagerness and ambition to Vancouver 20 years ago, and in those 2 decades, has had the pleasure of building a diverse resumé. Recent project credits include VIREN in Netflix’s ‘The Dragon Prince’; the ANNOUNCER in EA Sports’ NHL’18 / NHL’19 “Threes”; and a multi-episode arc on the hit CW show, DC Legends of Tomorrow. Jason is proud to have been the voice of numerous other characters on hit shows like Reex, Roog and Romble in LEGO’s Nexo Knights; BIRCH BUCKET, SPEARHEAD and the BUFOGREN in My Little Pony; LOBOS, TORCH WEAVER, and BIKEY in Black Lagoon; JURA, MEZU, NUSHI, ZUSHINEZUMI and more in Inuyasha; DR. LEONARD in Line Rangers; KONDO in Gintama; and UNHYGIENIX and SOMNIFERUS in Asterix: The Mansion of the Gods. You’ll also hear him doing his thing in Screechers Wild, Superbook, Nina’s World, the hit feature Sausage Party, Netflix’ The Hollow & The Deep, Supernoobs, Geronimo Stilton, Gundam Seed Destiny 00, Death Note, and many more. Jason can be heard in numerous Video Game titles such as League of Legends, voicing the monstrous RENGAR; the Mech Warrior franchise, Thimbleweed Park, Tooth and Tail, Industries of Titan, as SEYMOUR REDDING in the Dead Rising franchise, The Amazing SpiderMan, N.O.V.A. 3, and a host of others. Jason started his career in Film & Television, and still loves to throw his large, 6’4” frame in front of the camera as much as he can. Some select film and tv credits include The Magicians, Riverdale, Arrow, Lucifer, iZombie, Once Upon A Time, Psych, and Fringe to name a handful. Jason is also a successful Voice Over coach and instructor.
Hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia, Adrian Petriw is an Actor and Voice Artist with a diverse list of credits that span nearly 20 years. Notable recent credits include Adam in Netflix’s ‘The Hollow’, Commander Gren in ‘The Dragon Prince’, and Danny Nedermeyer in ‘LEGO Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar’. Over his career, he has lent his voice to dozens of fan-favorite characters and franchises, such as Tony Stark in Iron Man: Armored Adventures, Ant Man in Marvel Super Hero Adventures, Ken in the Barbie animated films, Scout in Scout & the Gumboot Kids, and Shuu in Beyblade Burst. You may recognize (or not recognize) his voice in Slug Terra, Max Steel, Gintama, Superbook, Exchange Student Zero, Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales, Dinosaur Train, Escape from Planet Earth, Hero 108, Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow and more.
While Adrian is best known for his work behind a microphone, he is no stranger to performing in front of the camera as well. Notable credits include DC Legends of Tomorrow, The Shipment, iZombie, Lucifer, Arrow, Hell on Wheels, Project Mc2, The Killing, and Edgemont to name a few. He is also an accomplished Voice Over instructor, and loves talking shop with artists and fans alike.