EP 252 Zach Callison: Voice Actor In Steven Universe, Sofia The First, Just Add Magic

July 30, 2017

Chuck and Stacey Interview the super talented young actor, singer/songwriter and St. Louis native Zach Callison known for his work in Steven Universe on Cartoon Network, Sofia the First, Mr. Peabody and Sherman, The Goldbergs and Just Add Magic. Performing since he was 7 years old, Zach shares how his career began and some of the pros and cons of growing up in the entertainment business. He speaks to how he handles the pressure, offers some advice to parents of creative kids, and shares the ways his parents have protected him from dangers that face kids in Hollywood.

Zach talks about his experiences playing Steven on Steven Universe and Prince James on Sofia the First as well as the challenges and benefits of puberty with regard to his acting and singing. He expresses admiration for his mentor, voice acting icon, Jess Harnell, and shares some of his current projects some of which he is producing himself, on the Zach Callison YouTube channel. He talks about how he approaches auditions and offers great advice saying, “Acting is reacting and voice over is not any different.” Comic Con.

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VO Buzz Weekly is the hit global voice over web show that's inspiring, educating and entertaining viewers in over 85 countries around the world.

Every week, you get up close and personal with a top narrator, voice actor or actress from your favorite cartoons, animation, television promo, TV show, movies, audiobooks, movie trailer, TV commercials and video games, along with the top voice casting directors and agents working in the industry today. You’ll get the inside scoop on how voice artists work from home in their own home studio!

Get tips for setting up your vocal booth and voice over equipment. Learn proper microphone technique and other critical skills to enhance your audio and find the right sound for your voice to nail voice over auditions and casting calls. Learn what to look for when seeking a voice coach, and peek behind the voice casting curtain to learn the secrets that improve every voice over audition and narration.

VO Buzz Weekly is so much more than just “how to do voice over.” From voice coaching to home business advice, every episode is full of tips, inspiring personal stories and insights to help you succeed in the booming voice over industry, and in life. It’s comprehensive voice over training like you’ve never seen before.

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EP 251 Randy Rogel: Composer of Animaniacs, 7D & Batman: The Animated Series

July 24, 2017

Chuck and Stacey continue talking with the brilliantly talented, Emmy and Annie award winner, Randy Rogel, known and loved as a writer, singer/songwriter, producer, actor and pianist with select credits like Animaniacs, Batman: The Animated Series, Animaniacs Live and 1001Nights. Randy offers sage advice to those wanting to work in the entertainment business saying, “Never accept no from somebody who can’t say yes.” He stresses the importance of believing in your abilities, being self-disciplined and finding joy in the journey.

As a producer, Randy reminds talent that the decision makers want you to be good and be the solution to their problem, so be confident, prepared and know your craft. He discusses the differences between being a professional versus an amateur and why you need to be a fair critic of your work and continue to practice it over and over.

Randy shares the fun story about the special gift he received from Steven Spielberg and his process for when he’s writing music and lyrics for shows. He expresses where he finds inspiration for his writing and the role that the story and plot play in honest storytelling. Hear more about what’s in store for Randy’s next chapter that includes writing for Broadway and more work with Rob Paulsen. (wakko, yakko and dot)

Randy answers what he believes are the keys to his career success and longevity and shares some of his current projects with Big Bad Boo Productions like 1001 Nights, Lily and Lola and 16 Hudson.

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VO Buzz Weekly is the hit global voice over web show that's inspiring, educating and entertaining viewers in over 85 countries around the world.

Every week, you get up close and personal with a top narrator, voice actor or actress from your favorite cartoons, animation, television promo, TV show, movies, audiobooks, movie trailer, TV commercials and video games, along with the top voice casting directors and agents working in the industry today. You’ll get the inside scoop on how voice artists work from home in their own home studio!

Get tips for setting up your vocal booth and voice over equipment. Learn proper microphone technique and other critical skills to enhance your audio and find the right sound for your voice to nail voice over auditions and casting calls. Learn what to look for when seeking a voice coach, and peek behind the voice casting curtain to learn the secrets that improve every voice over audition and narration.

VO Buzz Weekly is so much more than just “how to do voice over.” From voice coaching to home business advice, every episode is full of tips, inspiring personal stories and insights to help you succeed in the booming voice over industry, and in life. It’s comprehensive voice over training like you’ve never seen before.

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EP 250 Randy Rogel: Composer of Animaniacs, 7D & Batman: The Animated Series

July 16, 2017

Chuck and Stacey welcome the prolific Emmy and Annie award winner, Randy Rogel to the show. He is the brilliant writer, singer/songwriter, producer, actor and pianist known for his creative genius in iconic shows like Animaniacs, Batman: The Animated Series, and who is now appearing onstage in Animaniacs Live with Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille and Jess Harnell in performances around the country. If you haven't ha a chance to go see the Animaniacs Live you really need to, it's awesome.

Chuck and Stacey gush about having just seen the Animaniacs Live Show earlier this year in La Mirada, CA and Randy shares some highlights of doing the shows in front of an audience of fans from different generations. He tells some cool stories from working at Warner Brothers with Steven Spielberg, Tom Ruegger, and Jean MacCurdy on the beloved animated series, Animaniacs.

Randy sings the praises of the incredible voice actor, Billy West and also what inspired him to write songs like Yakko’s World. He talks about growing up singing and acting, graduating from the prestigious West Point Military Academy and the moment he realized he wanted to pursue his creative aspirations in film and television in Los Angeles. He candidly shares his challenging early years in LA as a writer and how one fateful meeting with a top Hollywood agent changed his course in life forever. Randy talks about the big break he got from Alan Burnett writing for television in Batman: The Animated Series and how he found his way to writing comedy and songs for Animaniacs made famous by Wakko, Yakko and Dot.

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VO Buzz Weekly is the hit global voice over web show that's inspiring, educating and entertaining viewers in over 85 countries around the world.

Every week, you get up close and personal with a top narrator, voice actor or actress from your favorite cartoons, animation, television promo, TV show, movies, audiobooks, movie trailer, TV commercials and video games, along with the top voice casting directors and agents working in the industry today. You’ll get the inside scoop on how voice artists work from home in their own home studio!

Get tips for setting up your vocal booth and voice over equipment. Learn proper microphone technique and other critical skills to enhance your audio and find the right sound for your voice to nail voice over auditions and casting calls. Learn what to look for when seeking a voice coach, and peek behind the voice casting curtain to learn the secrets that improve every voice over audition and narration.

VO Buzz Weekly is so much more than just “how to do voice over.” From voice coaching to home business advice, every episode is full of tips, inspiring personal stories and insights to help you succeed in the booming voice over industry, and in life. It’s comprehensive voice over training like you’ve never seen before.

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Voice Over Demo Spotlight: How to Record a Pro Voice Over Demo - JB Blanc

July 9, 2017

We're in the studio recording a commercial voice over demo reel with professional voice actor, JB Blanc. In this episode of "Voice Over Demo Spotlight" we are taking you behind the scenes and showing you how to record a pro voice over demo. Even though JB is a British voice actor he has decided to record his demo with an American accent to take maximum advantage of what the voiceover industry has to offer. Enjoy!

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Have you ever wanted to be a voice actor? Maybe you’ve heard the voice from a movie trailer, TV commercial, video game, cartoon, celebrity impressions, internet or radio ad, and thought, “I want to do that!” Do you wonder what it takes to succeed in the voice over business? Or, are you a fan looking to finally put a "face to the voice" of the biggest and best celebrity voice artists? Well, your search is over!

VO Buzz Weekly is the hit global voice over web show that's inspiring, educating and entertaining viewers in over 85 countries around the world.

Every week, you get up close and personal with a top narrator, voice actor or actress from your favorite cartoons, animation, television promo, TV show, movies, audiobooks, movie trailer, TV commercials and video games, along with the top voice casting directors and agents working in the industry today. You’ll get the inside scoop on how voice artists work from home in their own home studio!

Get tips for setting up your vocal booth and voice over equipment. Learn proper microphone technique and other critical skills to enhance your audio and find the right sound for your voice to nail voice over auditions and casting calls. Learn what to look for when seeking a voice coach, and peek behind the voice casting curtain to learn the secrets that improve every voice over audition and narration.

VO Buzz Weekly is so much more than just “how to do voice over.” From voice coaching to home business advice, every episode is full of tips, inspiring personal stories and insights to help you succeed in the booming voice over industry, and in life. It’s comprehensive voice over training like you’ve never seen before.

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EP 249 Grant & Jessica Gee-George: Husband & Wife Voice Over Team

July 2, 2017

Chuck and Stacey continue their conversation with the Voiceover Dynamic Duo, Grant George and Jessica Gee George, who offer tips for self-direction and breaking down a voice over script. They explain their process for submitting work and their approach to promotion and marketing strategies for getting in front of the people who can hire them.

Grant and Jessica discuss their ROI from marketing campaigns, being proactive about their efforts, and reference lessons they have learned from the book, Who Stole My Cheese.

They share how they have embraced changes in the business and some specifics about the ADR and looping process like the specialized skills voice talent need to have to do it. They speak to the idea of being versatile versus being pigeon holed and the importance of knowing who you are and how to market it to the industry.

Grant and Jessica give some amazing business tips to help keep your career moving forward and remind everyone to stay positive, have faith and allow yourself some time to rejuvenate along the way.

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VO Buzz Weekly is the hit global voice over web show that's inspiring, educating and entertaining viewers in over 85 countries around the world.

Every week, you get up close and personal with a top narrator, voice actor or actress from your favorite cartoons, animation, television promo, TV show, movies, audiobooks, movie trailer, TV commercials and video games, along with the top voice casting directors and agents working in the industry today. You’ll get the inside scoop on how voice artists work from home in their own home studio!

Get tips for setting up your vocal booth and voice over equipment. Learn proper microphone technique and other critical skills to enhance your audio and find the right sound for your voice to nail voice over auditions and casting calls. Learn what to look for when seeking a voice coach, and peek behind the voice casting curtain to learn the secrets that improve every voice over audition and narration.

VO Buzz Weekly is so much more than just “how to do voice over.” From voice coaching to home business advice, every episode is full of tips, inspiring personal stories and insights to help you succeed in the booming voice over industry, and in life. It’s comprehensive voice over training like you’ve never seen before.

Whether you’ve been doing voiceover work for years, or are interested in voice acting, VO Buzz Weekly has something for you! Subscribe now and never miss an episode!

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