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EP 279 Crispin Freeman - Iconic Winston Character on Overwatch Video Game | Voice Over Acting

April 22, 2018

EPISODE 279 - Chuck and Stacey proudly welcome versatile anime, animation and video game actor, Crispin Freeman, to the show. Loved for his role of Winston in Blizzard Entertainment’s hit video game Overwatch, Crispin is also a sought after voiceover coach, mythology scholar and creator of the Voice Acting Mastery podcast. Crispin and Chuck reminisce about recording Crispin’s voice over demos together and he goes on to share the story of how he landed his role in Overwatch. He talks about how revolutionary Overwatch is in breaking stereotypes and clichés through its uplifting message and the ways he identifies with Winston’s personality and ideology. He shares his approach to voice acting auditions, and why he finds the psychology of the character and aspects of his own personality that he can put into it. Crispin explains his coaching method that utilizes his extensive training and real-life industry experience to educate his students, and how active watching and listening are imperative to voice acting. He explains what inspired him to create his podcast, VoiceActingMastery.com, and closes with some misconceptions he finds people have about voice acting and why he believes he’s an effective coach.

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