EWABS Ep.94 May 12th, 2013



Published on May 12, 2013

Tri-lingual Promo VO Anthony Mendez is our guest on this episode, and George's parents and brother make a surprise visit!

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Condolences go out to George's mom, who suffered a nasty spill.
She's visiting with them this Mother's Day, and will join us live later in the show.

Dan fills us in on the details regarding his Pirates of Penzance performance.
Dan's wife is also in this production, and Dan shares a picture.

George's tech tidbits: Open season on George. Ask George any question.
George gives us some 416, and condenser mic positioning tips.
Chat room viewers pose questions.

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Dan's tip of the week: Troubleshooting.
Follow a logical pattern to find recording chain problems.
Dan gives us some examples.

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Welcome this week's guest: Anthony Mendez
Interview questions and topics included:
Some of Anthony's current projects for CNN, HBO.
Anthony's regional, and national commercial work.
Anthony's introduction to the voice over business.
How Anthony got into working for the larger networks.
Who Anthony has trained with.
Anthony's multi-lingual talents.
George streams some samples of Anthony's work for us.
Anthony shares some fun stories regarding his promo spots.
Anthony's Spanish work.
How does Anthony balance voiceover with his family life?
How Anthony handles the marketing side of voice over.
Anthony's studio, and equipment.
Was Anthony affected by super storm Sandy?
What does Anthony think about the current ISDN situation?

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

George introduces us to our surprise guests this week:
George's parents Mr.,and Mrs. Whittam, George's brother, 
and his daughter Ella.

George's tech update: NAMM Footage.
sE Electronic's 4400A.
Rycote InVision USM studio mount.
JZ Microphones BH1S. 
Tips on mounting the 416.
George shares his custom VO T-shirt with us.

Next week's guest: Bob Souer, the second nicest guy in voice over.

May 26th Google hangout special. 
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