Wannabeavoiceactor's Blog

May 4, 2010

VO Student Crack! — AKA Direction!

Filed under: Uncategorized — wannabeavoiceactor @ 20:15

I had my 5th class last night. What a class! It was great fun. New instructor – this time it was the head of the school; she wanted to check out our progress (if any). Anyway, she made a comment that I really liked at one point, and it was something to the effect that Direction is like a horribly addictive drug to new Voice Acting students.

After doing this for a few weeks with an instructor, in the soundbooth, recording what we are doing, I can definitely see what she means. The first few takes that I feebly poop out over the airwaves often tend to sound similar to the noises my cat makes when she has downed a particularly large amount of hair. (more…)

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May 3, 2010

Voice Care and Feeding

Filed under: general observations, Links to Learn From, Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 17:40

This morning I woke up and said good morning to my 8 year old, and I had the proverbial Voice of God! Actually, more like the Voice of God after a hard night of playing poker and smoking ceegars. I have a fairly deep voice normally, but this morning I sound like Froggy off the Little Rascals.

Looks like the pollen must be kicking into high gear as spring may finally be here. Which brings me to a funny realization about this business. That is — it all hinges on a pretty delicate and only vaguely controllable item. Your Voice! (more…)

April 28, 2010

Corey Burton interview on Sat. May 1

Filed under: Uncategorized — wannabeavoiceactor @ 21:54

Tune in to Disney Radio on Sat. 5/1 at 4:00 for a Disney on Demand interview with Corey Burton. You won’t find many people who know more about the VO industry than Mr. Burton.

Thanks to Voice Actors in the News for the heads up.

April 24, 2010

Bill Pryce

Filed under: Links to Learn From, Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 15:50

Added a link to Bill Pryce’s blog. Bill has a great blog which often has instructional posts that will be of interest to students, as well as just having a bunch of interesting posts on Voice Actors and VA life in general. Go there! You’ll like it!

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