EP 255 Tony Gonzales: Animation & Cartoon Voice Over Coach For Young Voice Actors

August 20, 2017

Chuck and Stacey continue their interview with respected kids animation coach Tony Gonzales, founder of Kids VO Productions in Los Angeles. Tony speaks to the expectations of young talent in the voice over industry and the vocal challenges young male voice actors face when going through puberty. He talks about how he helped his student, Zach Callison capture the voice of his character, Steven on Steven Universe and shares why he’s often called upon by networks like Nickelodeon and Disney to help actors work through vocal difficulties.

Tony recommends things like tea and Entertainer’s Secret spray, an industry standard and proud sponsor of VO Buzz Weekly, to help keep your voice healthy. He explains how his journey in acting began with theatre and improvisation, and lead to working in casting at Disney TV Animation. Realizing he wanted to work more closely with talent, Tony considered becoming an agent but was guided by respected peers to pursue his calling as a coach.

Tony talks about the importance of working with a coach that knows what the industry is asking for and the importance of knowing when you’re ready to make a voice over demo. He offers some lessons he’s learned that have helped him in his career, some of the wisdom he passes along to his students and their parents about working in the industry, and some things to do and to avoid doing at auditions or callbacks.

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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.

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!

VO Buzz Weekly primary focus points: How To Do Voice Over, Voice Over Training, Voice Over Classes, Voice Over Business, Voice Over Coach, Voice Over Lessons, Learn Voice Over, Voice Over Technique for Voice Actors.

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EP 254 Tony Gonzales: Animation & Cartoon Voice Over Coach For Young Voice Actors

August 13, 2017

Chuck & Stacey are so excited to be chatting with Tony Gonzales. Tony is a highly sought after animation coach and founder of Kids VO Productions. In this interview Tony talks about the essential skills young actors need to have in order to work in voiceover coupled with drive, focus and a strong support system. He explains why he treats his students like professionals so they’re prepared for working in real life situations.

He speaks to what makes him an effective coach and director by instilling confidence, professionalism and knowledge in his students. He stresses the importance of knowing the industry and studying how the talented established voice talent work like Tara Strong, Grey Griffin, Maurice LaMarche and Frank Welker. He shares his strategy for helping kids perform to the best of their abilities and offers advice to adult voice talent who do kid’s voices.

He encourages talent agencies to have Youth Divisions to help casting directors have access to young talent when the project requires it. Tony discusses how his years working at Disney TV Animation have helped him develop an ear for hearing auditions that standout and making strong choices when interpreting copy. Tony talks about some of his clients and the journey they’ve have had, saying that some starting booking work right away and others took longer, but it was so worth the wait.

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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.

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!

VO Buzz Weekly primary focus points: How To Do Voice Over, Voice Over Training, Voice Over Classes, Voice Over Business, Voice Over Coach, Voice Over Lessons, Learn Voice Over, Voice Over Technique for Voice Actors.

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EP 253 Zach Callison: Voice Actor In Steven Universe, Sofia The First, Just Add Magic

August 7, 2017

Chuck & Stacey continue their interview with actor/musician Zach Callison who shares some special fan interactions he’s had at conventions and why the positive message that the Steven Universe cartoon network presents means so much to him. Zach also giving props to show creator Rebecca Sugar and talks about a particular skill he has listed on his resume that has come in very handy and he shares his experience working on the Disney XD show, I’m In The Band.

Zach speaks to how he balanced getting an education with being a working actor and offers superb advice to other young performers about pursuing your dreams that includes being persistent, patient and always finding ways to make art. Zach shares his approach to studying the craft of voice acting in order to be ready for opportunities when they come with coaches like Charlie Adler.

Zach discusses his musical influences and the EP he wrote and produced that’s coming out soon on iTunes. Chuck & Stacey give a shout out to their friend and Zach’s convention booking agent, Jeff Zannini of Celebrity Talent Booking. This amazing episode concludes with Zach sharing what he wants to accomplish in his career as an actor, writer and singer.

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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.

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!

VO Buzz Weekly primary focus points: How To Do Voice Over, Voice Over Training, Voice Over Classes, Voice Over Business, Voice Over Coach, Voice Over Lessons, Learn Voice Over, Voice Over Technique for Voice Actors.

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