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EP 284 Matthew Mercer: Dungeons & Dragons Game Master in Critical Role | Geek and Sundry

EP 284 Matthew Mercer: Dungeons & Dragons Game Master in Critical Role | Geek and Sundry

May 27, 2018

EPISODE 284 - Chuck and Stacey continue talking with their wonderfully talented friend, Matthew Mercer. Matt is a huge anime, animation and video game actor with hundreds of credits to his name like the Dungeons and Dragons Master and creator of Geek & Sundry’s Critical Role. Matt is also the voice of McCree in the Overwatch video game. Matthew explains his personal motto, “to abandon expectations” and how he keeps a healthy perspective about his life and work. He speaks to the times in his career when he was struggling to “make ends meet” and offers sound advice and inspiration to those who want to work in the voiceover industry. Matt talks about some of the people who inspire him like physicist Richard Feynman, and voice acting legends like Mel Blanc, Rob Paulsen and Jim Cummings. He shares the ways that he gives back to voice actors starting out and also charity work he’s involved with for www.826National.org that helps underprivileged kids develop their creative writing and storytelling abilities. Matthew explains the significance of the bracelets he wears which serve as powerful life reminders and he reveals the times when he’s the happiest and some places in the world that he loves to go.

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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 283 Matthew Mercer - Voice of McCree in Overwatch & Dungeon Master in Critical Role | Voice Acting

Ep 283 Matthew Mercer - Voice of McCree in Overwatch & Dungeon Master in Critical Role | Voice Acting

May 20, 2018

EPISODE 283 - Chuck and Stacey welcome their super talented friend, anime, animation and video game actor, Matthew Mercer. Matt is loved by fans for his work in Thundercats, as the Dungeon Master and creator of the internet sensation Critical Role and as McCree in Blizzard Entertainment video game, Overwatch. Matthew talks about his inspiration for creating the role-playing game, Critical Role from his experiences growing up playing Dungeons & Dragons. Be sure to check it out on the Geek and Sundry Twitch page and YouTube channel. He explains the Dungeon Master and expresses positive sentiments about how the current culture embraces and celebrates Dungeons & Dragons. Matthew talks about the audition and callback process for landing the role of McCree in Overwatch, which was a great reminder for him to always trust his instincts. He gives some insights into his approach to auditions and some specific things he does to bring them to life in a complete way. Matthew shares the personal story of how he went from animation and illustration drawing to discovering theatre and on-camera acting that ultimately led him to become a full-time voice actor.

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EP 282 Jeff Zannini: #1 Comic-Con Voice Over Booking Agent & Creator Of Twisted Toonz

EP 282 Jeff Zannini: #1 Comic-Con Voice Over Booking Agent & Creator Of Twisted Toonz

May 13, 2018

EPISODE 282 - Chuck & Stacey continue chatting with their dear friend, Jeff Zannini, the #1 voiceover and on-camera talent convention booking manager, creator of Twisted Toonz and owner of Celebrity Talent Booking. Jeff speaks to the major differences between U.S. based and international conventions plus shares how he and his team stay on top of what is trending in anime, video games, animation and pop culture. He explains what he must consider when deciding which talent he will represent and explains what his creation Twisted Toonz is and why the fans love it so much. Jeff answers what the ultimate goal for his company is and what he still wants to accomplish in the future. He reminds people that, “just because something takes effort, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try it and every “no” is an opportunity to a “yes." Jeff also recommends to anyone wanting great information and insight about the voiceover industry to watch VO Buzz Weekly episodes and visit veteran voice actor Dee Bradley Baker’s website, www.IWantToBeAVoiceActor.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. jim cummings

EP 281 Jeff Zannini: Comic-Con Booking Agent & Creator Of Twisted Toonz - Voice Over Actors Gone Wild

EP 281 Jeff Zannini: Comic-Con Booking Agent & Creator Of Twisted Toonz - Voice Over Actors Gone Wild

May 8, 2018

EPISODE 281 - Chuck and Stacey welcome their great friend and top talent convention booking agent / manager, Jeff Zannini. Jeff is the owner of Celebrity Talent Booking and creator of convention favorite event, Twisted Toonz. Jeff speaks to why fan conventions and comic-cons are so popular and shares some of the highlights of his work. He tells the story of how because of his buddies, Chuck Duran and Jess Harnell and their band Rock Sugar, led him to find his dream job working in talent management. Jeff explains in detail his role and duties as a booking manager, what some of the challenges are and why his flair for problem solving and being prepared makes things easy for the talent, the promoters and the fans at conventions. His main goal is to be easy to work with, keep things simple and make everyone happy.

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