EP 214 Mary Elizabeth McGlynn: Silent Hill Singer-Songwriter/Voice Actor/Voice Director

September 25, 2016

VO Buzz Weekly hosts, Chuck and Stacey continue chatting with Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, the award-winning voice director and voice actor of anime, animation and video games like Disney’s Tangled, Naruto, Silent Hill, Ghost in the Shell, Steven Universe, Penn Zero and more. She talks about the trending character archetypes in anime, how to approach audition specs like “natural, not cartoony” and how she handles her own auditions by doing her best work and moving on.
She answers what she believes are her strengths as an actor and pulls out a spot-on impersonation of Arnold Schwarzenegger and William Shatner.

As a gifted singer-songwriter, Mary Elizabeth shares more about singing in the Silent Hill video games and touring internationally performing her favorite song, Room of Angels. She offers great advice for following your dreams without expectations from being where the work is, to taking improv and acting classes, reading out loud every day and checking out Dee Bradley Baker’s insightful resource, I Want To Be A Voice Actor https://iwanttobeavoiceactor.com

Mary Elizabeth gives good tips for callbacks like being confident, being yourself and being prepared with accents and dialects you can learn from great coaches like JB Blanc. She reflects on what she still loves about her work and why tries to make the process fun by encouraging creativity and joy. She speaks to what her life will be like in 10 years that includes astrophotography, singing, directing and acting. Follow her on Twitter @MaryEMcGlynn

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EP 213 Mary Elizabeth McGlynn: Voiceover Actor & Director

September 18, 2016

Chuck and Stacey are so happy to welcome the beloved and super talented voice director and voice actor of anime, animation and video games, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn.

Known for her work on Tangled for Disney, Naruto, Ghost in the Shell, Steven Universe, Penn Zero and more, Mary Elizabeth talks about some of her most memorable projects and experiences.

She expresses gratitude for fellow voice director and actor, Sam Riegel for helping her get her start as a voice director. Mary Elizabeth shares her background as a working actor in Hollywood on shows like Star Trek, Quantum Leap and Xena: Warrior Princess and tells about the freak accident that led her to discover the voiceover business.

She describes a typical session when she is ADR directing and offers insights to those people who are wanting to become a voice director. She answers what skills are necessary to be a good director from good communication to being flexible and collaborative.

Mary Elizabeth gives props to the industry’s great casting directors for the important job they do and speaks to why actors might get recast on a project. Enjoy, learn and please share this video.

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Recording A Promo Voiceover Demo with Bob Bergen

September 11, 2016

We are in the studio at DEMOS THAT ROCK in Los Angeles showing you the "behind the scenes" process of recording a professional voiceover demo. In this episode, superstar voice actor, Bob Bergen (voice of porky pig) leaves his animation skills behind and puts all his trust into the hands of Chuck Duran and Stacey J. Aswad while recording his new promo demo.

If you've ever wanted to see and experience EXACTLY what goes into creating, recording and producing a professional voiceover demo, DO NOT miss this short 10 minute video.

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Recording A Commercial Voiceover Demo with Bob Bergen

September 4, 2016

We are in the studio at DEMOS THAT ROCK in Los Angeles showing you the "behind the scenes" process of recording a professional commercial voiceover demo. In this episode, iconic voice actor Bob Bergen (voice of porky pig) leaves his animation chops behind and puts all his trust into the hands of Chuck Duran and Stacey J. Aswad.

If you've ever wanted to know and see EXACTLY what goes into creating, recording and producing a professional voiceover demo , this video is a MUST WATCH.

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