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Dan Lenard and George Whittam bring you East West Audio Body Shop, a place to discuss home studios and answer your voice-over studio technical questions. See more about the show and submit your questions at http://ewabs.com. This is the audio-only version of the Podcast. The video cast can also be found at our website, and the live taping feed is on Facebook Live and at vobs.tv.

Dan Lenard and George Whittam bring you East West Audio Body Shop, a place to discuss home studios and answer your voice-over studio technical questions. See more about the show and submit your questions at http://ewabs.com. This is the audio-only version of the Podcast. The video cast can also be found at our website, and the live taping feed is on Facebook Live and at vobs.tv.
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Dan Lenard and George Whittam bring you East West Audio Body Shop, a place to discuss home studios and answer your voice-over studio technical questions. See more about the show and submit your questions at http://ewabs.com. This is the audio-only version of the Podcast. The video cast can also be found at our website, and the live taping feed is on Facebook Live and at vobs.tv.




VOBS Voice Over Body Shop Ep 145 With Samnatha Paris

ON THIS EPISODE OF VOICE OVER BODY SHOP, Dan and George welcome three time Clio Award winning voice actor Samantha Paris! She is the founder of Voicetrax in San Francisco, one of the largest and respected voice over academies in the United States. Samantha has trained over 10,000 voice talents from all walks of life since 1988 with a philosophy that “Talent can be taught!” Above all, Samantha has transformed the lives of people through the process of helping them find their true voices and...


VOBS-Voice Over Body Shop Ep. 144 with Joe Davis of Voiceactorwebsites.com

As Voice talent in 2018, YOU HAVE TO HAVE A WEBSITE! However, there’s so much you have to know to create an effective site that allows your customers to easily find you and HEAR what you do. Joe Davis and his team at VOICEACTORWEBSITES.com are the best, most knowledgeable, innovative and of course nicest guys in the Voice Over website business! Joe is our guest on this weeks Voice Over Body Shop and he answers questions about websites, SEO, and functionality! ALSO!!! Dan and George...


VOBS- Voice Over Body Shop EP.143 with Sol y Canto!

A VOBS EVENT YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS! Brian, Rosi and Alisa Amador are Sol y Canto! A latin folksong trio from Boston! They'll did a live backyard concert here at the Voice Over Body Shop! Listen and be amazed! Brought to you by Voiceoveressentials.com, Vo2Gogo.com, Sourceelements.com, VoiceOverXtra.com, VOICEACTORWEBSITES.com and J. Michael Collins Demos jmcvoiceover.com/demo-production


VOBS Episode 142 with Guest Adam Verner

Voice Over Body Shop Dan and George continue bringing you the best guests and VO tech advice. Our guest this week, Adam Verner, is an accomplished, full time voice over talent and audio book narrator with almost 400 titles to his name. He’s been working professionally in the voice over world in all genres since 2003, voicing thousands of TV and radio commercials, eLearning courses, and industrials. He holds his MFA in Acting from the Chicago College of the Performing Arts at Roosevelt...


VOBS Voice Over Body Shop -Episode 141 With Durin Gleaves of Adobe Audition

If you use Adobe Audition, Listen to this special VOBS. At Voice Over Body Shop, we’re all about voice over recording technology! And this Monday night, we’ll try not to get overly geeky with our very special guest Durin Gleaves! Durin is a Product Manager for Audio at Adobe, defining new workflows and directions for Adobe Audition, Premiere Pro, and other tools. He’ll share the gospel of great sound, sharing tips and stories for voice actors and artists using Adobe Audition. Audition...


Voice Over Body Shop Episode 140 with Guest Melissa Moats 10/8/18

Voice Over Body Shop Published by Dan Lenard · Yesterday at 10:27 AM · If there’s one thing that “The Guys” at Voice Over Body Shop have shown over the more than 7 years of Producing their show, its that building a career for a voice actor takes persistence, patience and passion. That is what this weeks VO BS guest, Las Vegas based voice talent Melissa Moats is all about. She loves her work, and gets lost in it every day. She voices for television promos,...


VOBS - Voice Over Body Shop -Bill & Arianna Ratner- Episode 139 October 1, 2018

Voice Over Body Shop Our guest this THis Week on Voice Over Body Shop, BILL RATNER, is one of Hollywood’s premier voices and storytellers, narrating movie trailers, Documentaries, voicing Cartoons, Games, Promos, and storytelling conferences and festivals. He is a 9-time winner of The Moth Story SLAM and a 2-time winner of The Best of The Hollywood Fringe Festival Extension for solo performance! Check out BillRatner.com and you’ll instantly know his voice! Bill just published an...


VOBS Voice Over Body Shop Ep. 138 With Guest Peter Bishop 9/24/18

Voice Over Body Shop Published by Dan Lenard · September 22 at 11:22 PM · Peter Bishop… or more often just “Bish”, is a native Londoner… born and bred under the flightpaths around Heathrow Airport. He came to the colonies in the late nineties while still playing the part of a corporate warrior for a large multi-national company. Deciding that he liked the US, but not the corporate life, he found his way to the world of VO. Now a Resident on Long Island, Peter is...


VOBS Voice Over Body Shop Ep. 137 With Guest Kat Cressida 9/17/18

VOBS RETURNS with special guest KAT CRESSIDA! SHE'S EVERYWHERE! Talk about versatility! Like many great actors Kat went to a great school, UC Berkeley and A.C.T. in S.F.! KAT landed her first gigs in The Biz On-Camera. But when she took her first VOICE-OVER workshop– she found her niche! A few months later, she booked her first VO gigs: PROMOS for TNT’s JAMES BOND MARATHON... and “DEE DEE” in DEXTER’S LABORATORY for CARTOON NET. She’s also voiced NATIONAL Campaigns for Major brands,...


VOBS - Voice Over Body Shop - Kathryn Horan - Episode 136 August 27, 2018

How do you get chosen for a Voice Over project? For big commercials and other projects, the upfront gatekeeper is the Casting Director. Our guest this week will give us the inside view of what goes on when being chosen to even audition for project, let alone chosen for the gig. Kathryn Horan has been a Casting Director, Demo Producer, Audio Engineer, and Voiceover Coach with The Voicecaster since 2012. Kathryn has cast for major brands like Honda, ampm, Ashley Furniture,...


VOBS - Voice Over Body Shop - Paul Pape - Episode 135 8/20/18

ur distinguished guest this week on VOBS is Paul Pape! Paul began his professional acting career in New York as one of the original members of the Collonades Theater Lab. Paul was cast to co-star as 'Double J' opposite John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever". Paul has also been performing as a voice-over artist with over 7000 credits to-date. He's been heard in virtually every media - including commercials, narrations, promos, trailers, television series, films, video games and national...


Voice Over Body Shop Episode 134 with Bob Bergen 8/13/2018

Our guest this week on Voice Over Body Shop, Bob Bergen, needs little introduction. He is the current voice of the Warner Bros. cartoon characters Porky Pig and Tweety Bird and formerly hosted Jep!, a kids' version of the popular game show Jeopardy! Bob is also a tireless advocate for working voice actors everywhere through his work with SAG/AFTRA. We’re sure you have a lot questions for Bob about his impressive career in animation, technique for improving your character voice skills and...


VOBS EP. 133 With Jaime Muffett

Our guest is Jamie Muffett, a British voice actor who lives and works in New York City and Bucks County Pennsylvania, Coming to NYC from the UK in 2009. He’s worked in voiceover for ten years, and has been in music and audio production for over 20 years. He’s voiced for national TV ad campaigns in the US, UK and across the world. AAA video games, promos for NBC, ESPN and Nickelodeon, documentaries in the US (Nat Geo/Smithsonian) and UK (Channel 4) and featured at film festivals such as...


VOBS Voice Over Body Shop Ep 132 With Guest Chris Edgerly 7/30/18

Perhaps most recognized for voicing various animated characters on The Simpsons, Chris Edgerly has a sweeping vocal portfolio that spans animated television and multiple hit video games. He has even made a few television appearances including Hot in Cleveland, The King of Queens, SeaQuest 2032, and Kenan and Kel. While Chris enjoys his time on-screen, he is at his best when lending his vocal talents to animated television, movie, and video game roles. He’s also been doing stand-up comedy...


VOBS.TV - J. Michael Collins and AJ McKay - Episode 131 July 23, 2018

J. Michael Collins is everywhere! Doing Voice Over, being well known voice in the VO biz, taking on the “bad” guys and winning awards for his outstanding demo production for voice talents everywhere! He and his demo engineer, A.J. McKay join us for a lively discussion about how they go about making demos, why they work well together, what demos should be like, the different types, and how to use your demo effectively to gain VO work. A discussion you don’t want to miss if you’re wondering...


VOBS - Voice Over Body Shop - Episode 130- with Tim Keenan 7/16/ 2018

on Voice Over Body Shop: A Perspective From Behind The Recording Studio Glass! For over 3 decades, Tim Keenan and his wife, Linda, have owned and operated Creative Media Recording, a professional media Recording studio In Cypress, CA. They serve independent producers, corporations and ad agencies throughout Southern CA. A civic minded professional, Tim served 8 yrs on the Cypress City Council from 1996 -2004 as well as 2 yrs as Mayor! (I sense a theme from last weeks...


VOBS - Voice Over Body Shop - With guest Mike Lenz - Episode 129 7/9/ 2018

Mike Lenz is the former mayor of Saratoga Springs in upstate New York. But he’s really made his mark since as a full-time professional voice talent and podcast producer. For more than 10 years Mike has worked with clients on eLearning projects, corporate and web-based videos, audiobooks, brand imaging and commercials. Mike is also a Voice Arts Award nominated podcast producer, creator, and host of the Mike Lenz VO Podcast and creator of Podcast Snap (podcastsnap.com) – a concierge podcasting...


VOBS - Voice Over Body Shop - Anthony Mendez- Episode 128/7/2/2018

When it comes to VO Stars, Anthony Mendez shines brightly! He’s our special In-Studio guest, live this Monday night on Voice Over Body Shop! Anthony is a voice-over actor with an impressive list of credits to his career, including on-air promos, movie trailers, and TV commercials in both English and Spanish. Anthony has written and is currently working on a TV pilot inspired by his own life experiences of growing up in the headstone business, but with a supernatural twist, called “Mike...


VOBS Episode 127 With Dave Courvoisier 6/25/2018

At Voice Over Body Shop, we’re all about the voice business, and in our industry, one voice stands out as a leader: Dave “CourVo” Courvoisier. He’s our special guest this week on VOBS! He’s more than just a classy name. He recently retired from a 30 year career as News Anchor in Las Vegas! To people in VO, he’s known as the Former President and one of the four Founding Members of World-Voices Organization (WOVO) a prolific blogger and author. We talk about his exciting career, WoVO, and...


Voice Over Body Shop Episode 126 with Guest Phil Proctor 6/18/2018

If you missed Phil Proctor on VOBS a few months back, you missed a treasure trove of hilarious stories about his acting and voice acting career. So funny in fact, we asked him back for more. Phil was a part of of the legendary Firesign Theater which still has a cult following from their avant garde collection of comedy albums in the 1970’s. Knowing how Producers and Directors want to see auditions that show our unique takes on copy, we’ll talk about how to be spontaneous and have more fun...