EP 245 Thom Pinto: Voice Over Master Coach & Voice Actor/Narrator

June 4, 2017

Chuck and Stacey continue their PT2 interview with respected documentary, broadcast narrator, commercial, promo voice actor and master voice over coach, Thom Pinto who talks about challenging times in his career and how he overcame them. He offers advice for how to empower yourself to figure out what you can do to make positive changes in your career.

Thom shares tips for having success in the voice over business that include getting great training from different coaches, doing something everyday to advance your career from a phone call to an email and practicing on the microphone. He gives props to his former coach, David Lyerly and answers some things to watch out for when making a demo.

Thom asks Chuck about his experiences as a demo producer and adds some memorable experiences of his own working with animation icon, Cam Clarke and Lorenzo Music, the voice of Garfield and tells a story about his former student turned leading voice over coach, Dave Walsh.

Learn how Thom stays on top of the industry trends and the ways he challenges himself to keep improving his skills and shares some of his current campaigns for Clorox and Spam. Thom ponders what he still wants to accomplish that combines his love of writing and music and reveals what makes his house a home by expressing love and gratitude for his wife.

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EP 244 Thom Pinto: Top Voice Over Coach & Voice Actor/Narrator

May 28, 2017

Chuck & Stacey welcome Thom Pinto, one of the voice over industry’s top voice over actors in the genres of broadcast documentary narration, commercials and TV promos, Thom is also a highly sought after voice over coach. Thom explains some of the skills that a voice over talent needs to have to be a successful broadcast TV narrator.

He speaks to the role of the narrator with respect to complimenting the footage and being a team player. He describes the process he goes through when doing auditions and gives some tips like doing some research to find out who is producing the show and the network it is on.

Thom also talks about how many takes he gives plus a trick he does to showcase his range and offer options. Thom gives his opinion about what the “conversational read” means and some of the obstacles that voice actors face when they record themselves at home without the benefit of being directed. He continues with more sage advice about knowing when to accept or pass on auditions and reminds actors to, “Think visually, act vocally.”

Thom tells an anecdote about Maurice LaMarche and shares the reasons why he is coaching as well as his approach to it that uses his Colors of Your Voice technique. He tells more about his start in radio and how he eventually found his way to the voiceover business by getting a general audition at Hanna Barbera. Though he wanted to be a character actor, he accepted where the industry was taking him and listened to advice from mentors. He reflects on what he would do differently if he was starting his career over that includes taking improvisation classes.

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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.

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EP 243 David Hayter: Writer of X-Men & Watchmen & Voice of Solid Snake in Metal Gear

May 21, 2017

Chuck and Stacey conclude their interview with David Hayter, powerhouse voice over actor in the Metal Gear Solid video game franchise and King Shark on The Flash, screenwriter of X-Men, X-Men 2 and Watchmen, and Director of the film, Wolves. David speaks to the challenging times in his career and the nine years he spent in in Los Angeles before he was able to support himself as an actor and a screenwriter.

He talks candidly about having the tolerance to survive in the entertainment business and deciding if the risk is worth the rewards you may or may not get in your career. His bottom line is, if it doesn’t make you happy, then do something else.

He shares some behaviors and habits, like being curious, confident versus arrogant, that have helped him succeed. And by staying open to new possibilities he was able to discover other talents he possesses as a director and producer. David explains the journey and timeframe he goes through to try and get a screenwriting job or sell a project to a Studio or television network. He expresses what loves about his career and the enthusiasm and passion he puts into everything he does. David reveals some of his upcoming acting projects like starring in the video game The Long Dark, and appearing at fan conventions this year in Hawaii, Washington D.C. and Toronto.

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EP 242 David Hayter: Writer of X-Men & Watchmen & Voice of Solid Snake in Metal Gear

May 14, 2017

Chuck and Stacey are thrilled to interview David Hayter to the show. David is the screenwriter of X-Men, X-Men 2 and Watchmen, Director of the film Wolves and voice actor beloved for his role as Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid Franchise and also King Shark on The Flash. David talks about his early years of performing in Japan and Toronto before moving to Los Angeles where he landed a role working with Gordon Hunt and Mark Hamill on Captain Planet.

He expresses gratitude to casting and voice director Kris Zimmerman and voice acting icon, Jennifer Hale for helping him get the career changing role of Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid franchise that he played for twelve years. He offers advice to aspiring video game actors and tells some “behind the scenes” stories of recording Solid Snake and also King Shark on The Flash.

He talks about his first screenwriting job, writing the blockbuster movie X-Men, and working with his friend, respected director Bryan Singer, who he thanks for launching his writing career. David shares his experience at the first screening he saw of X-Men and some highlights from writing X-Men 2. He answers how much of his career he feels was luck or strategy and the importance of being prepared in order to maximize the opportunities when they came to him.

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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.

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Voice Over Demo Spotlight: Recording a TV Promo Voice Over Demo with Stew Herrera

May 7, 2017

We're in the studio recording a tv promo demo reel with voice over superstar, Stew Herrera. In this episode of "Voice Over Demo Spotlight" we are taking you behind the scenes and showing you how to record a professional voice over demo.

Our guest, Stew Herrera is a force in the voice over business in the genres of tv promos, trailers, radio imaging, commercials and narration. You can hear Stew on CBS, FSN, Fox Soccer Channel, ABC Radio and The Travel Channel. We are so excited to show you the recording process of a voice over demo with the amazing Stew Herrera.

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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 241 JB Blanc: Anime & Video Game Voice Over Actor

April 30, 2017

Chuck and Stacey continue their conversation with accomplished voice over director and television, film, theatre and voice actor, JB Blanc of Mafia III, Beware the Batman, World of Warcraft, The Count of Monte Cristo, Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, who offers his opinion on whether anyone can be a voice over actor.

He talks about the elements of a great audition and shares the process he goes through recording his own auditions. He talks about playing villain prototypes and his experience filmingThe Count of Monte Cristo. JB explains his approach as a voice director working with voice actors in video games. He gives advice to actors about being confident, bringing you’re “A game” and being open to direction and reflects on what he still loves about working in the entertainment business that includes working with powerhouse voice actors like Frank Welker, Maurice LaMarche and John DiMaggio.

He candidly shares some of the hard times he has endured and how he overcame them and speaks to the kinds of content you should showcase on a video game demo giving props to Chuck’s incredible skills as a voice over demo producer. JB gives great advice to British actors wanting to work in the American market.

He shares what he wants to do in the next chapter of his life and believes that the more grateful he has become the more work he has gotten. He tells stories from the interesting survival jobs he had that included selling rugs in an open-air market and teaching drama in a maximum-security prison.

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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 240 JB Blanc: Anime & Video Game Voice Over Actor

April 23, 2017

Chuck and Stacey are thrilled to welcome the accomplished anime, video game, animation voice actor, Theatre/TV/Film actor, voice director and dialect expert, JB Blanc to the show. JB talks about growing up in North Yorkshire, England graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, touring extensively in the UK with the National Theatre and landing a plum role in the movie, The Count of Monte Cristo, which brought him to America just 10 days before the 9/11 attacks.

He talks about how his theatre training, talent for improvisation and adapting to the physicality and tone of dialects and accents has helped him as a voice actor and voice director working in, among many other projects, the anime series Helsing with Crispin Freeman. JB offers advice to actors about building their acting chops and the importance of character development before adding layers of accents and dialects. He breaks down the fundamental differences of speaking in an American accent versus a British accent and takes viewers on an amazing tour of the different regions of England by way of their different accents.

JB and Chuck reminisce about first meeting in 2002 when they worked together on JB’s first commercial voiceover demo and JB tells the story of how changing his voiceover representation to the Arlene Thornton Agency changed the course of his career. He also shares the experience he had working on two episodes of the hit AMC television series, Breaking Bad, one of Chuck’s all time favorite shows.
Another fave is Beware The Batman!

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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 239 Mark Graue: Voice Over Actor in Commercials/Promos/Animation/Video Games

April 9, 2017

Chuck and Stacey continue their conversation with the amazing Marc Graue, voice actor in commercials, promos, animation, video games likes World of Warcraft, in-show narrator of Alaska State Troopers on National Geographic Channel and Owner/CEO, voice over demo producer and recording engineer at the Legendary Marc Graue Recording Studios in Burbank. Marc talks about some of the projects he is working on and what he feels are his strengths as an actor.

He shares why he likes to coach actors and share his experience with them so they can get solid information, training and business knowledge. He reflects on advice that he got along the way that helped him in his career that includes being honest with yourself, having a game plan, and being committed to becoming great at what you do. He talks about his experience acting in Lake Bell’s movie, In A World, with friends and VO colleagues Fred Melamed, Joe Cipriano and Mark Elliott and what he still loves being in the voiceover business after so many years.

He answers when he feels the most content and happy and the importance of finding ways to give back that makes someone else feel good. He speaks to what he still wants to accomplish in his life, expresses gratitude for his career and the desire he has to always improve his craft and skills. The episode closes with Chuck and Stacey sharing their gratitude and admiration for their friend Marc and his integrity and genuineness.

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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 238 Mark Graue: Voice Over Actor in Commercials/Promos/Animation/Video Games

April 2, 2017

Chuck and Stacey welcome the wonderful Marc Graue to the show. Marc is a versatile voice over actor in commercials, promos, animation, video games and the in-show narrator of Alaska State Troopers on National Geographic Channel. He is a veteran demo producer, recording engineer and Owner/CEO of the Legendary Marc Graue Recording Studios in Burbank, CA.

Born in Hollywood, Marc talks about growing up around the entertainment business and having the legendary voiceover icon, Daws Butler as his godfather. After working in radio around the country, Marc returned to Hollywood and opened his own recording studio for voiceover work, which now more than 34 years later is one of the most notable and respected studios in the business.
Marc offers some career wisdom for voice actors, stressing the importance of having good acting chops and training and being flexible to take direction and go with the flow in a recording session. As longtime demo producers, Chuck and Marc have great mutual respect and camaraderie for one another and talk about some of the misconceptions when making demos with respect to the content, intricacies of post-production and trusting in the demo producer’s skills and knowledge of the industry.

Marc encourages talent to be honest with themselves about their abilities in order to be competitive with the current working voice talent and industry trends. He talks about how he approaches auditions, giving sound advice like believing in your choices, bringing yourself to the read and moving on.

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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 237 Alessandro Minoli & Sean Donnelly: Creators of Comedy Central’s Jeff & Some Aliens

March 26, 2017

This week, Chuck and Stacey are showcasing the creators of the new Comedy Central show Jeff & Some Aliens, Alessandro Minoli and Sean Donnelly. Having been friends since third grade, Alessandro and Sean talk about how their long history and shared life experiences helps them in their creative collaborations.

Sean and Alessandro’s new endeavor is a spinoff of the animated shorts, Trip Tank, also for Comedy Central, and they talk about the six year process they embarked on from the pitch to getting the green light from Comedy Central.

The Basement Gary creators give advice to fellow content creators and great perspective for building on the setbacks and not considering them a failure. They speak to the creative freedom they’ve been given from Comedy Central and producer Shadow Machine in creating all aspects of their show and give kudos to the amazing production team working with them.

They talk about the premise of the show and people’s first impressions of it as well as the casting process working with CD, Ivy Isenberg who brought together an incredible cast like Malcolm McDowell, Alicia Silverstone, Christian Slater, Brett Gelman, Jon Daly, Josh Fadem, Carlos Alazraqui, Fred Tatasciore and Tress MacNeille.

The pair expresses their preference to work with talent with different backgrounds in acting, stand up comedy and that they’re always looking for new actors. They share where the vision for the animation of the cartoon came from, why it’s unique and looks more like real life. You can watch Jeff and Some Aliens on Comedy Central on Wednesday nights, online and on iTunes.

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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!

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