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EP 276 - Vince LeBica - The Ins & Outs of Working With A Top LA Voice Over Agent

EP 276 - Vince LeBica - The Ins & Outs of Working With A Top LA Voice Over Agent

March 25, 2018

Chuck and Stacey continue talking with Vince LeBica, Commercial and Youth voiceover agent of DPN Talent Los Angeles. Vince discusses the concept of converting a non-union job to a union contract and why he tries to do it regardless of the project budget. He answers DPN’s stance on representing union and non-union talent and explains the downside of talent doing jobs that have “in perpetuity” buyouts. Vince gives some do’s and don’ts for talent to consider when seeking agent representation as well as the pros and cons of using social media to promote your voiceover career. Vince talks about what voice talent can do to help their agent with regard to knowing the industry trends and keeping skills sharp and fresh. He offers advice to people who may be in a career slump as well as some things he has learned from working with mentors, Jeff Danis and Kama Nist.

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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.

EP 275 Vince LeBica - L.A. VO Agent | The Facts About Voice Over Representation

EP 275 Vince LeBica - L.A. VO Agent | The Facts About Voice Over Representation

March 19, 2018

Chuck and Stacey sit down to talk about the business of voice over with Vince LeBica, Commercial and Youth voiceover agent at DPN Talent Agency in Los Angeles. Vince discusses some of the current trends for female and male voice talent in commercials and gives his take on the conversational and millennial reads. He talks about his process for pitching talent to buyers and the importance of sending in auditions that have both great acting and great audio quality. Vince shares some of his personal background and the series of events that led him to begin working in the voiceover industry. He answers what he enjoys most about being an agent and gives props to DPN owner/partners, Jeff Danis and Kama Nist.

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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.

EP 274 Khary Payton: King Ezekiel in The Walking Dead | Animation Voice Over Actor3

EP 274 Khary Payton: King Ezekiel in The Walking Dead | Animation Voice Over Actor3

March 11, 2018

EPISODE 274 - Chuck and Stacey continue their exciting interview with versatile actor, Khary Payton known for Cyborg in Teen Titans Go, Rifiki in The Lion Guard, Black Manta & Aqualad in Young Justice and King Ezekiel in the AMC hit series, The Walking Dead. Khary talks about his audition process for voiceover and shares highlights of working on shows like The Lion Guard and Young Justice and offers insights to how he created the characters like Aqualad, Cyborg, Rifiki, Black Manta and Wasabi. He expresses gratitude and love for his wife, a fellow actor, and shares fatherly advice he would give to his young daughters about pursuing their dreams and goals. Khary speaks about why he loves doing conventions and how the amazing interactions he has with the fans feeds his soul. The episode closes with a hilarious banter about reality shows, Khary’s handyman skills and even a spoiler for Season 8 of The Walking Dead... don't feel bad - he got us too.

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EP 273 - Khary Payton: King Ezekiel in The Walking Dead | Voice of Cyborg, Black Manta & Wasabi

EP 273 - Khary Payton: King Ezekiel in The Walking Dead | Voice of Cyborg, Black Manta & Wasabi

March 4, 2018

Chuck & Stacey welcome Khary Payton, who plays King Ezekiel in The Walking Dead on AMC. Khary is also a super talented voice actor known for characters Cyborg, Black Manta, Aqualad, Wasabi and Rifiki in Teen Titans Go, The Lion Guard and Young Justice. Chuck and Stacey offer thanks to their good friend and talent manager, Jeff Zannini of Celebrity Talent Booking, for helping to bring them all together. Khary tells the story of how the choices he made growing up in Augusta, Georgia ultimately helped him land the role of King Ezekiel on The Walking Dead over 15 years later. He speaks to the emotional arc of the character King Ezekiel and how he prepared himself mentally and physically to play the role. He shares some sage advice he got from gifted actor, Phil LaMarr, for finding more voices inside of him, and tells how he got his first voiceover audition and job playing Cyborg on Teen Titans. Khary discusses his outlook on life and career, which is grounded in hope, optimism and inspiration and offers wise words to people for staying on track through the ups and downs of their chosen 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. twd