EWABS Ep. 116 November 4, 2013 with Fred Melamed



Published on Nov 4, 2013

Fred Melamed gives us 40 minutes of his time to share his experiences and wisdom as a screen and voice actor.

Dan fills us in on the current happenings at World Voices, including voice over coaching, and demo production. See this months newsletter for more.

George's Tech Tidbits: George shares this weeks "Whittam's World." George's bi-weekly vlog, This Week: Reducing your noise floor. 

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Welcome This Weeks Guest: Fred Melamed.

Interview topics, and questkons included:
Fred's demo reel.
Did Fred originally set out to be a stage or film actor?
Fred's early beginnings, and his decision to get involved in voice over.
Fred's approach to voice over.
Fred's home studio, and how he was one of the first to have a home studio.
How often does Fred audition?
What one book would Fred recommend on voice acting?
Does Fred Miss New York? Why did he move to California?
How did Fred approach his dubbing work?
What does Fred think of the violence in video games today?
What are fred's thoughts on breaking into the US market from a foreign speakers point of view?
Does on camera work bring any advantages to performing as a voice over?
What is it like working with Larry David?
What has Fred's experience been in regards to "In a World?"
What is Fred's advice to mid-level voice actors looking to accomplish more?
Fred ad-libs a spot for Harlan Hogan.

Thanks to Harlan Hogan, and Voice Over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com/
Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

John Florian, and Voice Over Xtra.  The daily resource for voice over success. http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/index.htm 

November 7th voices for voices event benefiting the Don LaFontaine lab.
November 10th at 3 p.m. James Arnold Taylor's "Talking To Myself."
November 18th Joe Cipriano.
November 25th Audiomaster's Round Table.
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