VOBS-Voice Over Body Shop Ep.164 With Randy Thomas

12Aug

A great Interview with The Voice Of The Oscars and Tony Awards!

You Hear Randy Thomas Everywhere! “You’re watching Entertainment Tonight!”…“Live from Hollywood, it’s the Academy Awards!”…these iconic phrases are known the world over by Randy, the pre-eminent voice over artist in America. Randy’s resume is stunning: The Oscars (10x) The Super Bowl (3x), The Emmy Awards (5x), The Tony Awards (20x), SAG Awards (5x) and Entertainment Tonight (14 years and counting)

Randy is the author of the very popular book, “Voice For Hire.” She’ll also be doing another VO Mastery this September with an intensive weekend on doing movie trailers with the top people in the biz. She’ll tell us all about it.

We’re thrilled to have her as our special guest this week on Voice Over Body Shop

LOTS OF WAYS TO WATCH and hear! On our homepage: VOBS.TV, Our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ where you can watch live or the replay all week, forever on YouTube, or on our podcast edition.

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VOBS TECH-TALK #14

3Aug

Our audience continues to grow by leaps and bounds! We hear you! You want the treasure trove of knowledge that Dan Lenard and George Whittam dole out every other week!  And now its time for VOBS TECH-TALK #14! 

We have a “Free-For-All” in-depth discussion on:

Getting ready for Mac OS Catalina: NO MORE 32bit app or plugin support! 

Booth ventilation, it’s so important! Everyone talks about it, but who really understands it?

Plus YOUR questions on:

A studio in a trailer?

Proper noise floor

Interface driver issues

Senn 416 deals

Dan and George want to answer your home voice over studio questions sent to: theguys@VOBS.tv

With so many ways to consume our show, there’s no way to miss it all. On our Facebook page, our homepage at VOBS.TV and our podcast for those of you who listen on the go!

 

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VOBS-Voice Over Body Shop Ep.163 With Paul Strikwerda

29Jul

 

Don't miss this inspiring interview!

Paul Strikwerda is a talented voice actor, eloquent blogger, philosopher and author of the acclaimed book “Making Money In Your PJ’s” which is a guide not only for freelance voice actors, but for anyone starting a business on their own. His unique Dutch accent makes him a sought after voice here in the US and of course in Europe. His blog is read by many in our business and is regarded as a voice of reason in this time of huge migration to the voice acting business. Paul is also recovering from a scary stroke. His story of the incident and recovery is compelling and inspiring. We’re thrilled to have him as our special guest this week on our live broadcast this Monday on Voice Over Body Shop. We invite you to join in live to ask your questions at 8 Eastern, 5 Pacific.

ALSO!!! Dan and George share the latest in VO tech and answer your questions on their live broadcast of “VOBS TECH-TALK!” Send your questions, RIGHT NOW to THEGUYS@VOBS.TV

LOTS OF WAYS TO WATCH! On our homepage: VOBS.TV, Our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ where you can watch live or the replay all week, forever on YouTube, or on our podcast edition.

Brought to you by: Voiceoveressentials.comVo2Gogo.com,
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VOBS TECH-TALK #13

21Jul

"The harder you work, the luckier you get!"  

By watching & listening to VOBS TECH-TALK you are working hard to make your VO audio better! We’re happy to bring you TECH-TALK every other week so you can listen in on Dan and George talking shop! Its conversation and information on VO recording tech you won’t get anywhere else!

On This weeks info packed TECH-TALK #13, we get down on:

  • Focusrite Scarlett Solo Gen 3: 56db Gain, 6 more than before, and “AIR?” 
  • Corning Thunderbolt and USB3 optical cable, what is it and why is it such a big deal?
  • Apollo USB for Windows, not T3 Arrow 
  • New Macbook Pro, Air 
  • Ventilation for WhisperRoom idea, 
  • And More on “Over-thinking” everything.

Plus answers to your questions on Laptops, Pre-amps, 416 “T” power, Blocking traffic noise and “Hockey Pucks?” 

Dan and George want to answer your home voice over studio questions sent to: theguys@VOBS.tv 

Brought to you by: Voiceoveressentials.com, Vo2Gogo.com,  Sourceelements.com, VoiceOverXtra.com 

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VOBS-Voice Over Body Shop Ep.162 With Elley Ray Hennessy 7/15/19

15Jul

One of the most import things you need to do in Acting and voice acting is getting you out of your “Comfort Zone.” Our guest this week on Voice Over Body Shop is an expert on how to help you get you to go beyond just reading the copy.

With over 30 years experience in voiceovers, television, film and theatre, Elley- Ray Hennessy @elleyRay is one of Toronto’s top VO professionals and coaches, specializing in Animation, and Commercials. Elley’s exposure and influence reaches far beyond the Toronto market, she has students across North America, Europe and Asia.

Elley-Ray has voiced literally thousands of T.V and Radio commercials and has appeared on countless animation series and animation feature films. Amongst being a well rounded and talented actor she is also a Writer and Voice Director, She continues her work in Theatre as well. Elley-Ray’s is the ‘go to’ person for acting, voicing, directing, writing, curating, producing and teaching. She’s currently working with universities in Canada and North America to institute voice over into the curriculum to prepare students for one of the fastest growing performing arts today. When it comes to getting you out your comfort zone, Elley Ray shows the way!

On our homepage VOBS.TV, Our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ forever on YouTube, or on our podcast edition.
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VOBS TECH-TALK #12

7Jul

No one knows more about voice over home studios than “The Guys.” We’re happy to bring you TECH-TALK every other week so you can eavesdrop on Dan and George talking shop! Its conversation and information you won’t get anywhere else!

On This weeks info packed TECH-TALK #12, we cover:

Recording raw files to -20dB RMS. How do you achieve that without processing. 
LUFS, what is it and why don't we all use it yet? 
iKMultimedia iLoud Micro Monitors, AMAZING for small size!
The AntLion ModMic Wireless mic
And.....;.. why is Dan wearing a Fez?

Plus your questions on the RODE Roadcaster, Pre-amps and proper connections for recording and remote.

Dan and George want to answer your home voice over studio questions sent to: theguys@VOBS.tv

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VOBS-Voice Over Body Shop Ep.161 With Thompson Howell

1Jul

VOBS Returns with Noted Promo and VO Talent, Thompson Howell!

We’ve missed while we were on vacation! But we’re back better than ever with special guest who puts the pro in promo — award-winning voice talent Thompson Howell!Thompson has a cool, wry way with words that spotlights your story with a focused identity and a distinct point-of-view whether in Commercial, Promo, Trailer or Narration. You’ve heard Thompson’s voice on promos for many of the major broadcast networks and cable channels and in countless radio and TV commercials for some of America’s – and the world’s – major brands. He can’t await to answer your questions on this tough to break into genre’ and VO in general.

ALSO!!! Dan and George want to answer your home voice over studio questions sent to: theguys@VOBS.tv and share the latest in VO tech, our topic of the week and much more!

Thats this Monday night! 8 Eastern, 5 Pacific On our homepage VOBS.TV, Our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ forever on YouTube, or on our podcast edition.

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VOBS TECH-TALK #11

16Jun

YOU WANT THE LATEST ON VO HOME STUDIO TECH!

On This Weeks Highly Informative VOBS TECH-TALK #11,

Dan & George tackle your burning VO home studio questions and cover:

Do you have a voice assistant or mobile phone in your studio? Mute the mic! How to not ruin take after take when voicing spots for radio stations promoting their presence on audio streaming platforms.

3 ways your Mac secretly fills your hard drive and how to deal with it. ITunes copying files, live photos, iPhone backups.

PLUS! another new Mac you don't need announced.

And questions on microphones, acoustics and Styrofoam cups

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VOBS-Voice Over Body Shop Ep.160 With Lori Alan!

10Jun

Lori Alan is one in a million! Talented, witty, gorgeous and willing to share her knowledge! We never know what she’ll bring up! And YOU can ask her questions!

Lori has played a long-running role as Pearl The Whale Krabs on the animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. She also voiced Diane Simmons on Family Guy, the Invisible Woman on The Fantastic Four, and The Boss in the Metal Gear video game series and the unforgettable “Chairy” on PeeW Wee Playhouse. We warmly welcome her back to our VOBS studio!

Voice Over Body Shop, or VOBS, is one of the voiceover industry’s most loved “how to do voice over” shows and the go-to VO resource for voice actors everywhere. From their Los Angeles studio, hosts George Whittam and Dan Lenard talk voice over tech, training, recording, and business. Learn from the best voiceover narrators; voice actors from your favorite cartoons, animation, and television shows; and the biggest names in promo, TV shows, movies, audiobooks, movie trailers, TV commercials, and video games.

George and Dan also ask for tips from the top agents, managers, and voice casting directors working in the VO industry today. And since voiceover is now done largely from home studios, we ask the best in the biz how they do it from their own home studios.

Not only that, but we invite you to ask questions that George and Dan AND their guests answer live! So you can get the answers you need on vo tech, equipment, microphones, DAWs, cables—you name it!

The guys will also help you find the best voice over coaches to help you make the most of your VO career at any level. Get tips from the best voiceover teachers in the industry that you can apply to your VO work today!

GEORGE WHITTAM is a renowned voice over tech consultant, having worked with nearly all of the industry’s top talents on their studios. His clients include Don LaFontaine, Joe Cipriano, David Kaye, Lori Alan, Jim Tasker, Pat Fraley, Scott Rummell, and many more. Let him help you with technical questions from Pro Tools to major studio builds.
http://www.georgethe.tech/

DAN LENARD is known worldwide as “The Home Studio Master.” He is a board member of World-Voices Organization (WoVO), a non-profit, member-driven industry association of professional voice talent. He has a long list of happy home studio clients, including Debi Derryberry, Marc Cashman, and Paul Strikwerda, among many others.
http://www.homevoiceoverstudio.com/

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Voice Over Body Shop VOBS TECH-TALK #3 Replay

2Jun

When Dan And George Talk Shop, People Listen!

We’re always amused when we are at conferences, or VO gatherings, because a crowd gathers around, just to listen to us talk. And Voice Over Body Shop was born!

We’ll return with a fresh show on June10 with the amazing Lori Alan! (Pearl the Whale on Sponge Bob!)

In the meantime, If you missed it the first time, on this encore VOBS “TECH-TALK” episode, the Masters of Home Voice Over Studio technology, The Guys at VOBS, Dan Lenard & George Whittam, show us some of the great new mics at NAMM! They also answer your questions On booth design, USB cables, Mic Pre-amps, and a pile of other questions! send yours to: theguys@vobs.tv

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