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EP 266 David Alden: Network TV Promo Director and Respected Voice Over Coach

EP 266 David Alden: Network TV Promo Director and Respected Voice Over Coach

December 17, 2017

Chuck & Stacey conclude their inspiring interview with David Alden, network tv promo and trailer voice director, leading voice over coach and actor. David, discusses the infamous "conversational read" and what that means for a voice talent. He talks about directing network tv promos and the steps he takes to arrive at the final product. He speaks to the way the voiceover element factors into the making of a movie trailer and how he balances his personal and professional life while working in a business that never stops. David, offers some awesome advice to voice talent for effective daily practicing and the importance of discovering the range and versatility of your voice. The trio shares stories and give kudos to voice acting icon, Beau Weaver for his desire to stay at the top of his game and be open to taking new direction. David also speaks to current trends in tv promos, shares some valuable life lessons that have helped him in his career and the necessity of being present and living with gratitude. You can study privately with David Alden by booking him directly on www.OpenCoaches.com

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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 and Voiceover Recording.

EP 265 David Alden: Network TV Promo Director and Respected Voice Over Coach

EP 265 David Alden: Network TV Promo Director and Respected Voice Over Coach

December 10, 2017
Chuck and Stacey are pleased to welcome voice director of more than 50,000 network promos, respected voiceover coach and actor, David Alden. David offers gratitude for Chuck and Stacey and the value of VO Buzz Weekly and shares memorable moments working with the legendary Don LaFontaine for more than 18 years. He talks about the authenticity, humility and talent of pros like Scott Rummell, Joe Cipriano and Vanessa Marshall and the importance of being of service and giving back. David reflects on his journey to become a voiceover coach and how his performing experience and love of teaching tennis have influenced him. He stresses the importance of positivity and enthusiasm and explains some of the ways he helps voice talent connect with the copy. Having earned his Master’s in Spiritual Psychology, David discusses the ways it’s helped him get to the heart of the matter, both personally and professionally. He talks about some of the obstacles that prevent a talent from delivering their best reads and offers how he approaches the copy as a voiceover talent. David speaks to the illusion of control as a talent for booking the job, staying persistent, being authentic patient, grateful and having fun along the way. He shares some insights about directing talent and why he needs to have a variety of takes and options. He talks about growing up in Los Angeles, his acting background in theatre and television, finding voice acting and voice directing and closes with great advice for pursuing a voiceover career.
 
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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.
Recording A TV Narration Voice Over Demo That Rocks w/ Scott Rummell | Promo/Trailer Voice Actor

Recording A TV Narration Voice Over Demo That Rocks w/ Scott Rummell | Promo/Trailer Voice Actor

December 3, 2017

We're in the studio recording a TV narration voice over demo reel with mega talented voice actor, Scott Rummell. In this episode of "Voice Over Demo Spotlight" we are taking you behind the scenes and showing you how to record a pro broadcast narration voice-over demo that rocks! You hear Scott Rummell's voice every single day on TV promos for shows on CBS, ABC, Fox , Showtime and other networks too, Scott is also one of the "top five" movie trailer voice actors in the country. Right now he's on huge move trailer campaigns like: IT, Blade Runner, Dunkirk, Kidnap, Wonder Woman and many many many more. Check out Scott's site at www.scottrummell.com to learn more about him. It is a very rare experience to get to watch someone at this level of success do what they do in the studio, so we hope you enjoy this very special Voice Over Demo Spotlight with, Scott Rummell.

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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.