Nancy Wolfson is a world-class voiceover coach and branding expert. There's no one quite like her, and this interview reveals why. The best of the best! http://www.thatvoiceoverpodcast.com/voiceover-training/
Anne Ganguzza is a jack of all trades, and, somehow, master of all of them. She's a constantly working VO, she coaches, she's a social media and marketing guru, and she's the founder of the site www.vopeeps.com. We cover a ton of info in this episode, so you'll want to keep a pen and notebook handy. Enjoy!
We're incredibly proud to be featuring this interview with the amazing promo producer and coach, Jodi Gottlieb. She shares a ton of inside information about how to approach the modern promo audition and gig, plus she dishes on the grand old man of promo, Ernie Anderson. Definitely worth tuning in for... Mike and I kick it the whole off with tips for auditioning from home, plus a whole lot more. Join us, won't you?
This week we talk with the one and only Mocean Melvin. You might know him from his work on Nissan, but he’s done tons of narration over the years, and is probably best known for his work narrating the NBC show, Who Do You think you are?, among numerous others. Mocean is all about the hustle. And in particular, he’s all about thinking about this business and how you can get ahead in it, in very innovative ways.
You know Jeffrey Tambor for his award-winning work on Transparent, in addition to Arrested Development and the Larry Sanders Show (Hey, now!), but he’s also done his share of voiceover, as King Neptune in the Spongebob Squarepants movie, as a character in Monsters vs. Aliens, and even as the announcer on Hollywood Squares. He’s also a renowned teacher and does a one-man show for artists called “Performing Your Life.”
Most people know her for her work as Natalie on “The Facts of Life,” but Mindy Cohn has been enjoying a tremendously successful career in voiceover, particularly in animation. Over the last decade, Mindy has taken over as the voice of Velma on the long-running animated series, “Scooby Doo.”
You can hear Rodney Saulsberry’s voice everywhere: In TV promo, commercial, animation, narration, and most prominently, in movie trailers. After some 25 successful years in the business, he’s found time to share his experience and expertise in voiceover with the release of two books: You Can Bank on Your Voice: Your Guide to a Successful Career in Voice-Overs, and his most recent work, Step Up to the Mic: A Positive Approach to Succeeding in Voice-Overs
Kate Higgins has voiced countless anime series, including a starring role in the international hit, Naruto. She’s also a successful promo voice, working for a spell as the voice of the Disney Channel, and she’s been the voice of countless children’s toys… and it all started from her work as a musician.
Hillary Huber is a three-time Audie Award nominee for her work narrating audiobooks. She’s got scores of titles to her name in a wide range of genres, everything from mysteries to biographies to chick lit, and in a whole other area of the profession, she’s a busy commercial voice, and she has also live announced the Emmys, the People’s Choice Awards and a number of other live television events.
Any time you hear background dialogue in a film or TV program, you’re hearing the work of people called “loopers.” Teri Douglas, is one of the foremost experts working in looping today, and her Burbank facility, Loop Troop, has looped hundreds of TV shows, video games, and films, including Elf, Rushmore, and Snakes on a Plane, among scores of others.
Probably best known for his work as the voice of the iconic HBO series, “The Sopranos,” Craig DeSilva enjoys a diverse voiceover career that includes commercial work, trailers, and of course, plenty of promo. But he’s also made a name for himself as a skilled voice-match talent, with his biggest role to date providing voice match for significant portions of Brad Pitt’s dialogue in the movie, “Babel.”
Bill Holmes, “The Voiceover Doctor,” has been a working actor for over two decades and a director for more than half of those years. Through his extensive experience Bill has developed a unique self-improvement system for voiceover actors. Bill teaches actors how to fix their own problems, enabling them to direct themselves and work through their weaknesses during auditions. You can find him at http://compostproductions.com
Jeff Nimoy is an Emmy award-winning writer who’s launched two of the biggest anime hits in the US, Naruto and Digimon. He has also written, voiced, and/or directed hundreds of video games and anime shows.
Roger Rose comes from a family of broadcasters, so it’s a natural fit that he’s become one of the top players in the industry. From his work on promos for all the major networks, to his extensive resume in animation, including co-starring in the newest LEGO ® movie… all the way back to his work in the 90s as a VH1 VJ, Roger Rose is the consummate voiceover pro.