39 episodes

The Atlanta Voiceover Studio's mission is to EQUIP, INSPIRE and ELEVATE by giving YOU the resources YOU need to create the voiceover career you want. This podcast features interviews with industry professionals (agents, producers, successful VO talent, etc) to give you more insight into the world of VO.
Hosts, as well as owners of The Atlanta Voiceover Studio, Mike Stoudt and Heidi Rew are full-time VO talent, actors and a real-life married couple. Join them as they uncover some of the keys to navigating a career in voiceover with some of the top VO professionals.
BONUS: If you'd like a FREE VO tip every Monday morning to jump start your week, sign up here: https://bit.ly/2VUshuc

Atlanta Voiceover Studio Atlanta Voiceover Studio

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    • 4.8 • 22 Ratings

The Atlanta Voiceover Studio's mission is to EQUIP, INSPIRE and ELEVATE by giving YOU the resources YOU need to create the voiceover career you want. This podcast features interviews with industry professionals (agents, producers, successful VO talent, etc) to give you more insight into the world of VO.
Hosts, as well as owners of The Atlanta Voiceover Studio, Mike Stoudt and Heidi Rew are full-time VO talent, actors and a real-life married couple. Join them as they uncover some of the keys to navigating a career in voiceover with some of the top VO professionals.
BONUS: If you'd like a FREE VO tip every Monday morning to jump start your week, sign up here: https://bit.ly/2VUshuc

    Episode 40: J. MICHAEL COLLINS TALKING VO ATLANTA

    Episode 40: J. MICHAEL COLLINS TALKING VO ATLANTA

    With over twenty-five years as a professional voice actor, J. Michael Collins has worked with some of the biggest companies, brands, sports leagues, and organizations. In addition, J. Michael has established himself as a leading industry authority & demo producer. Along with his wife and business partner Anna, J. Michael is the producer of VO Atlanta, the industry’s largest and longest-running conference, co-producer of the One Voice Conference USA, and hosts voice actors each year at luxurious venues in Europe for the signature JMC Euro VO Retreats.


    Check out our BONUS questions with J MICHAEL on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where J Michael shares how to get the most out of a VO conference
    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs


    LEARN MORE + REGISTER FOR VO ATLANTA HERE: https://www.voatlanta.me/shop/
    (Don't miss Mike & Heidi's Breakout Session on creating a sustainable VO Career, Heidi's X-Session where we will create your PERSONAL BRAND KIT, the Atlanta Panel and Julie Shaer and Casey Holloway leading some Kids sessions)


    CLICK HERE for 15% off a Voice123 Membership ($359 tier and up) - https://bit.ly/3uPpO8i
    Terms & Conditions - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CcYMkdLxWfbmwbvu-mwaurLNtWYVpIBgkJpOQTYLDwc/edit?usp=sharing


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    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com


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    • 21 min
    Episode 39: LA VOICEOVER AGENT Portia Scott

    Episode 39: LA VOICEOVER AGENT Portia Scott

    Portia is the Director of Voiceover at Coast to Coast Talent Group in Los Angeles. Her clients have booked hundreds of broadcast TV and radio commercials and several national campaigns for Spotify, Chewy, Sonic, Corona Light, Wells Fargo, Wendy’s, and T-Mobile to name a few. She also represents talent that can be heard on Nickelodeon’s “The Loud House Movie”, Disney + “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid” and Warner Animation Group’s “Space Jam: A New Legacy.”


    *In this episode, we talk about: *
    The PROS of having an agent
    One thing talent can do to improve their auditions
    The average time it takes to get agent representation
    Agent communication tips
    The average time it takes talent to book once they get on with an agent


    *Check out our BONUS questions with PORTIA on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where Portia answers WHEN IS A GOOD TIME TO SEEK VO REPRESENTATION *


    CLICK HERE for 15% off a Voice123 Membership ($359 tier and up) - https://bit.ly/3uPpO8i
    Terms & Conditions - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CcYMkdLxWfbmwbvu-mwaurLNtWYVpIBgkJpOQTYLDwc/edit?usp=sharing


    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs


    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
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    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio


    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com


    **Sign up for FREE weekly VO tips: https://bit.ly/AVSemail

    • 29 min
    Episode 37: HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Challenges in VO + How to Overcome Them

    Episode 37: HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Challenges in VO + How to Overcome Them

    As we wrap up another year, we wanted to share some hope and encouragement. Pursuing a voiceover career is not without its challenges but with each challenge comes an opportunity to learn and grow.
    In this episode, several of our Atlanta Voiceover Studio instructors share challenges they've faced and how they've gotten through them.


    Mike, Heidi & the whole AVS Team wish you a wonderful, hope-filled holiday season.


    CLICK HERE for 15% off a Voice123 Membership ($359 tier and up) - https://bit.ly/3uPpO8i
    Terms & Conditions - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CcYMkdLxWfbmwbvu-mwaurLNtWYVpIBgkJpOQTYLDwc/edit?usp=sharing


    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs


    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
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    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio


    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com


    **Sign up for FREE weekly VO tips: https://bit.ly/AVSemail

    • 22 min
    Episode 36: The VOICE of the PLANE TRAIN - Sharon Feingold

    Episode 36: The VOICE of the PLANE TRAIN - Sharon Feingold

    Sharon Feingold is an internationally-recognized voiceover actress as the voice of the “Plane Train” at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, as well as the main brand voice for HGTV.


    In this episode, we talk about:
    How Sharon became the voice of the plane train at the world’s busiest airport
    Sharon’s most challenging season in VO and how she navigated it
    Something she wished she knew before she got into VO
    Sharon’s words of encouragement to other voice talent


    Find Sharon here: https://www.sharonfeingold.com


    *Check out our BONUS questions with SHARON on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where Sharon talks about the BEST VO Advice she’s ever gotten and what makes a great voice talent *


    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs


    CLICK HERE for 15% off a Voice123 Membership ($359 tier and up) - https://bit.ly/3uPpO8i
    Terms & Conditions - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CcYMkdLxWfbmwbvu-mwaurLNtWYVpIBgkJpOQTYLDwc/edit?usp=sharing


    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio


    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com


    **Sign up for FREE weekly VO tips: https://bit.ly/AVSemail

    • 18 min
    Episode 35: Real Life VO Journey with Brian Bremer

    Episode 35: Real Life VO Journey with Brian Bremer

    Brian Bremer is, what we determined on the podcast, a voiceover SAGE! With over 20 years experience, Brian has seen a lot along his VO journey. Today, he’s the voice of Planters Mr. Peanut, Nick on the Walking Dead video game and many more projects. He’s also our Intro to Voiceover & Intro to Animation workshop instructor.


    *In this episode we talk about - *
    How his rock band playing at the Olympics led to his VO career
    The one thing that would’ve made his journey easier
    And the key to a long and successful VO career


    Learn more about the Intro to VO Workshop (Live - In Person or Virtual): https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/what-we-offer-workshops-intro-to-voiceover-workshop/


    On-Demand Intro to VO Workshop
    https://provoiceovertraining.com


    *Intro to Animation: *
    https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/what-we-offer-workshops-intro-to-animation-workshop/


    Check out our BONUS questions with BRIAN on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where Brian shares the best VO advice he’s received, what makes a great talent & more VO wisdom.


    CLICK HERE for 15% off a Voice123 Membership ($359 tier and up) - https://bit.ly/3uPpO8i
    Terms & Conditions - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CcYMkdLxWfbmwbvu-mwaurLNtWYVpIBgkJpOQTYLDwc/edit?usp=sharing


    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs


    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio


    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com


    **Sign up for FREE weekly VO tips: https://bit.ly/AVSemail

    • 36 min
    Episode 34: AI/TEXT TO SPEECH: How it will impact VO with Jim Kennelly & Sam Ufret of Lotas Productions

    Episode 34: AI/TEXT TO SPEECH: How it will impact VO with Jim Kennelly & Sam Ufret of Lotas Productions

    Jim Kennelly is the owner of Lotas Productions. Sam Ufret has been running the board at Lotas since 2017. Lotas is a New York recording studio that offers services in casting, directing and recording. They are also recognized as a leader in the realm of AI/Text to Speech. We talk to Jim and Sam about the impact AI/Text to Speech is having on the voiceover industry and the impact it will have in the future.


    *We talk about: *
    Why is AI/Text to Speech appealing to clients/brands?
    How has AI/Text to Speech affected the VO industry so far and how will it affect it in the future?
    What determines a “good” AI/Text to Speech voice?
    What are the qualities or skills we need to have as voice talent for an AI/Text to Speech job?
    Red Flags to look for when VO talent come across an AI/Text to Speech audition
    What can we, as voice talent, do to prepare for a world of AI/Text to Speech?


    Check out our BONUS questions with JIM & SAM on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where they share
    1| How long will it be before AI/Text to Speech takes all our jobs
    2| How should talent approach an audition where they ask for a “Siri” or “Alexa” type voice?
    3| How can talent seek out AI/Text to Speech opportunities


    CLICK HERE for 15% off a Voice123 Membership ($359 tier and up) - https://bit.ly/3uPpO8i
    Terms & Conditions - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CcYMkdLxWfbmwbvu-mwaurLNtWYVpIBgkJpOQTYLDwc/edit?usp=sharing


    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs


    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio


    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com


    **Sign up for FREE weekly VO tips: https://bit.ly/AVSemail

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

1nfiniteJoy ,

Equipped and inspired

Mike and Heidi are the perfect blend of encouragement and honesty - here in the podcast and in their YouTube videos. A great selection of guests and covers so many realities of the VO industry. I really appreciate how they tackle the tougher realities of the business and always leave us feeling equipped and inspired to persevere!

Steve McConnell ,

Top Notch Educators and More

Atlanta Voice Over Studio is led by and and staffed with top notch voice over artists/actors who are also educators and encouragers. If you’re looking for a one stop shop for education, coaching, service, and production, you’ll find it here.

Theresa Croft ,

Familiar Voices With Brilliant Helo

So good to hear familiar voices from the radio days! I’ve jumped into the official voice over field after years in radio and doing my own voice overs on iKings Media.
I’ve searched a few podcasts on this subject snd have to say you, Heidi and Mike, are really are the best. So much value!! Thank you so much!
I loved the podcast with actress Angela Davis and appreciated advice on websites. More than anything I appreciate you sharing your journey alongside otherr great actors and voice over artists in this amazingly field!

Keep the episodes coming! I’m a big fan! Will be checking your website out too!

God bless you Heidi and Mike!

Theresa Croft
ikingsMedia.com/voiceover

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