Welcome to the VO School podcast. In collaboration with Backstage Magazine, we will be interviewing some of the brightest lights of the voiceover industry. Voice talent, engineers, agents, casting directors, buyers, covering all areas of the business.
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Episode 60 - Melanie Zanetti
The VO School podcast is back! Joining us this week is Melanie Zanetti. Melanie is a prolific film, TV, theater actor and educator. Her voiceover role in the animated series ‘Bluey’ has showcased her skills to a huge global audience, as well as standout performances in 2020’s Love and Monsters, and The Bureau of Magical Things (2018).
We examine in detail her transition to the world of voiceover, and how it differs from on-camera acting, and we take a deeper dive into the themes she discussed in her recent Backstage Article: “A Year Without Booking Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Melanie Zanetti“ https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/melanie-zanetti-bluey-interview-72854/
We talk about coping with rejection, motivation, maintaining and cultivating creativity, the auditioning mindset and more in this candid conversation.
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Episode 59 - Listener Reads with Jim and Sam
Joining the podcast this week are Sam and Jim from Lotas Productions. Along with myself, we listen to and appraise submissions from brave listeners.
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Episode 58 - Working Pros eVOcation
In this VO School Podcast Special we present the Working Pro's Panel from eVOcation2020, featuring voice talents Mara Junot, Mia Bankston and Robb Moreira.
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Episode 57 - August 2020
We are back with August's VO School Podcast episode! We talk home studios, the upcoming eVOcation Conferencea and how VO life in Covid times has changed.
Our panel this week is: Maria Pendolino, Carin Gilfry, Joey Schaljo, Robb Moreira and Jamie Muffett.
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Episode 56 - VO School Podcast
We're back! And things are a little different this time around.
I have gathered 8 (including me) superstar voice actors from across the US to discuss the latest happenings in the VO world. We will dive into specialist subjects, current news, trends and tribulations.
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Episode 55 - Improv with Kiff VandenHeuvel
Joining me this week is Kiff Vandenheuvel, an American actor, director and teacher of both improvisational comedy and voiceover. He is the host of the award nominated voiceover podcast, All Over Voiceover with Kiff VH. His film credits include Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Nightcrawler, La La Land, and Behind the Candelabra, as Liberace's (Michael Douglas)'s half-brother, Wayne. He is best known for his work in BioShock Infinite as Zachary Hale Comstock, Skavak in Star Wars: The Old Republic, Walter in Telltale's The Walking Dead and as Cliff Rich on the Netflix series, Richie Rich.
I discuss with Kiff the benefits of improv to voice actors, how the fundamental principles can be developed, and the practical applications of these skills when in the booth or the motion capture volume
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I’ve really enjoyed every one of these shows. The interviews are insightful, the guests are interesting and there’s a ton of information to be learned from listening. Besides that, Jamie’s voice is remarkably soothing. I try not to miss an episode!
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