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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.

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