EP 279 Crispin Freeman - Iconic Winston Character on Overwatch Video Game | Voice Over Acting

April 22, 2018

EPISODE 279 - Chuck and Stacey proudly welcome versatile anime, animation and video game actor, Crispin Freeman, to the show. Loved for his role of Winston in Blizzard Entertainment’s hit video game Overwatch, Crispin is also a sought after voiceover coach, mythology scholar and creator of the Voice Acting Mastery podcast. Crispin and Chuck reminisce about recording Crispin’s voice over demos together and he goes on to share the story of how he landed his role in Overwatch. He talks about how revolutionary Overwatch is in breaking stereotypes and clichés through its uplifting message and the ways he identifies with Winston’s personality and ideology. He shares his approach to voice acting auditions, and why he finds the psychology of the character and aspects of his own personality that he can put into it. Crispin explains his coaching method that utilizes his extensive training and real-life industry experience to educate his students, and how active watching and listening are imperative to voice acting. He explains what inspired him to create his podcast, VoiceActingMastery.com, and closes with some misconceptions he finds people have about voice acting and why he believes he’s an effective coach.

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EP 278 - Heather Dame: Atlas Talent Voice Over Agency - Why You Need a Major VO Agent

April 15, 2018

EPISODE 278 - Chuck and Stacey finish their conversation with Heather Dame (formerly Heather Vergo), talent agent and VP Director of Development at Atlas Talent Los Angeles. Heather discusses the voiceover demo and gives advice for making the proper sales tool and also tells what a talent should expect and be prepared for when meeting with an agent. She explains the expectations that Atlas Talent has of their actors and speaks to the importance of having good communication between the agent and their talent. Heather answers some misconceptions talent may have about the role of an agent and shares her personal story of how she found her way from acting in Boston to working TV production in New York, to moving to Los Angeles. She talks about how she stays motivated and inspired as an agent and offers great advice to voice actors for having success in the voiceover industry.

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EP 277 - Heather Dame: Atlas Talent Voice Over Agency - The Do’s & Don’ts Of Working With A Top Agent

April 8, 2018

EPISODE 277 - Chuck and Stacey proudly welcome Heather Dame (formerly Heather Vergo) VP Director of Development of bi-coastal voice over agency Atlas Talent. Heather explains what a voice actor needs to bring to the table in today’s industry, from understanding your skill set to knowing the opportunities that are available where you live. She stresses the importance of learning how to network effectively and gives her opinion about how a voice actor should use social media to their benefit. Heather explains some of the reasons why voice actors don’t get signed with Atlas and shares how agency owners, Jonn Wasser and Lisa Marber-Rich and the entire team of agents work hard for their talent, coast to coast. She talks about some of the do’s and don’t’s for submitting to Atlas Talent for representation and answers what a talent should do if they don’t get a response or get “passed on” for representation by Atlas.

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EP 276 - Vince LeBica - The Ins & Outs of Working With A Top LA Voice Over Agent

March 25, 2018

Chuck and Stacey continue talking with Vince LeBica, Commercial and Youth voiceover agent of DPN Talent Los Angeles. Vince discusses the concept of converting a non-union job to a union contract and why he tries to do it regardless of the project budget. He answers DPN’s stance on representing union and non-union talent and explains the downside of talent doing jobs that have “in perpetuity” buyouts. Vince gives some do’s and don’ts for talent to consider when seeking agent representation as well as the pros and cons of using social media to promote your voiceover career. Vince talks about what voice talent can do to help their agent with regard to knowing the industry trends and keeping skills sharp and fresh. He offers advice to people who may be in a career slump as well as some things he has learned from working with mentors, Jeff Danis and Kama Nist.

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EP 275 Vince LeBica - L.A. VO Agent | The Facts About Voice Over Representation

March 19, 2018

Chuck and Stacey sit down to talk about the business of voice over with Vince LeBica, Commercial and Youth voiceover agent at DPN Talent Agency in Los Angeles. Vince discusses some of the current trends for female and male voice talent in commercials and gives his take on the conversational and millennial reads. He talks about his process for pitching talent to buyers and the importance of sending in auditions that have both great acting and great audio quality. Vince shares some of his personal background and the series of events that led him to begin working in the voiceover industry. He answers what he enjoys most about being an agent and gives props to DPN owner/partners, Jeff Danis and Kama Nist.

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EP 274 Khary Payton: King Ezekiel in The Walking Dead | Animation Voice Over Actor3

March 11, 2018

EPISODE 274 - Chuck and Stacey continue their exciting interview with versatile actor, Khary Payton known for Cyborg in Teen Titans Go, Rifiki in The Lion Guard, Black Manta & Aqualad in Young Justice and King Ezekiel in the AMC hit series, The Walking Dead. Khary talks about his audition process for voiceover and shares highlights of working on shows like The Lion Guard and Young Justice and offers insights to how he created the characters like Aqualad, Cyborg, Rifiki, Black Manta and Wasabi. He expresses gratitude and love for his wife, a fellow actor, and shares fatherly advice he would give to his young daughters about pursuing their dreams and goals. Khary speaks about why he loves doing conventions and how the amazing interactions he has with the fans feeds his soul. The episode closes with a hilarious banter about reality shows, Khary’s handyman skills and even a spoiler for Season 8 of The Walking Dead... don't feel bad - he got us too.

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EP 273 - Khary Payton: King Ezekiel in The Walking Dead | Voice of Cyborg, Black Manta & Wasabi

March 4, 2018

Chuck & Stacey welcome Khary Payton, who plays King Ezekiel in The Walking Dead on AMC. Khary is also a super talented voice actor known for characters Cyborg, Black Manta, Aqualad, Wasabi and Rifiki in Teen Titans Go, The Lion Guard and Young Justice. Chuck and Stacey offer thanks to their good friend and talent manager, Jeff Zannini of Celebrity Talent Booking, for helping to bring them all together. Khary tells the story of how the choices he made growing up in Augusta, Georgia ultimately helped him land the role of King Ezekiel on The Walking Dead over 15 years later. He speaks to the emotional arc of the character King Ezekiel and how he prepared himself mentally and physically to play the role. He shares some sage advice he got from gifted actor, Phil LaMarr, for finding more voices inside of him, and tells how he got his first voiceover audition and job playing Cyborg on Teen Titans. Khary discusses his outlook on life and career, which is grounded in hope, optimism and inspiration and offers wise words to people for staying on track through the ups and downs of their chosen career.

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Passive Aggressive Stoke Folk Band - Gestures and Sounds - Indie Pop

February 26, 2018
In this special episode, Chuck & Stacey spotlight members of the VO Buzz Weekly production team, Jory Federighi (graphics) and Erik Fashingbauer (camera & editing) along with their Gestures & Sounds bandmates, Brian LeGoo and Jeremy Lombardo. They all express gratitude and appreciation for their longtime great friend and VO Buzz editor, Jeff Castelluccio for introducing them to the guys. Their style of music, which they call passive aggressive stoke folk, is coming to a city near you as the guys head out on their first U.S. Tour to promote their album, Bill Nye Thinks We’re A Band. The guys talk about creating their music, the dynamic of the band and the process of writing new music. They collaborate and produce every aspect of their innovative music videos from start to finish, which you can see on the Gestures & Sounds YouTube Channel. Buy Gestures & Sounds music on Spotify and Band Camp GesturesAndSounds.com Subscribe to Gestures & Sounds on YouTube
 
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EP 272 Alfonso Lugo: Understanding How The Millennial Culture Impacts Voice Over & Advertising

February 19, 2018

Chuck & Stacey continue their interview with bilingual commercial voice actor, singer, composer and producer, Alfonso Lugo, who offers solid advice to fellow bilingual voice talent who are wanting to crossover into the General market. He speaks to the importance of understanding the millennial culture, how that impacts advertising and being supportive of the entire process. Alfonso speaks to new and experienced voice talent about the necessity of voice over coaching and submitting as many quality auditions as you can. He talks about his approach as a voice acting coaching, which you can book with Alfonso on www.OpenCoaches.com Alfonso shares more about his music, which you can catch on the Alfonso Lugo YouTube channel and on iTunes and Spotify. He talks about his dreams and goals for his life that includes helping people in under privileged areas of Mexico and Latin America. Chuck and Stacey and Alfonso share much mutual love and respect for each other and express heartfelt gratitude for each other’s contributions.

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EP 271 Alfonso Lugo: Trends & Differences Between the General & Spanish Voice Over Markets

February 11, 2018

Chuck & Stacey welcome bilingual commercial voice actor, voice coach, musician and producer, Alfonso Lugo. As the voice of Mercedes Benz, Burger King, Bacardi and Nestle in Mexico, Alfonso talks about the strategy and motivation he followed that eventually allowed him to move to Los Angeles to pursue his music production and voice acting dreams. He discusses the voice over opportunities in Mexico City and how the recording process differs from the General Market in the U.S. He talks about the way he approaches commercial auditions always trying to find the connection and authenticity to the campaign and what the client wants. He speaks to some of the trends and differences between the General and Spanish markets and encourages voice talent to remember that they are in the sales business. Awesome stuff here so don't miss it.

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