Category: Voice Acting

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Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 1


Joel and Alan bother legends of international animation as they try to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011.

Headline News Wanda Sykes Guest Voices ‘Bubble Guppies’

Actress/comedian Wanda Sykes makes a splash as the voice of a mean witch in the first-ever hour-long special of Nickelodeon’s top-rated CG-animated preschool series, “Bubble Guppies,” premiering Sunday, February 19.

Headline News Rango Tops Annie Awards

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood announces the winners of the 39th Annual Annie Awards, with Rango taking top honors.

Headline News Live Stream of 2012 Annie Awards - Watch Tonight Feb 4, 2012 at 7 pm PST!

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 12:49pm

Join us for the Annies Awards - watch the live stream from Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA, in Los Angeles, California - 7 pm PST on Saturday, February 4th, 2012!

Headline News Phil Morris Q&A -- Justice League: Doom

Q&A with actor Phil Morris on reprising his role as Vandal Savage for Justice League: Doom.

Blogs Taking Care of Your Voice During Cold and Flu Season

As winter blows through the northern hemisphere, the season brings with it the chilling threat of illness to those in the voice over industry. Nothing halts a voice over production faster than the actors losing their voices! Even worse, for the struggling actor or singer, blowing an audition because you’ve caught a cough can be a devastating hit.

Blogs Nolan North – The Leading Man of Voice Over

The gaming industry is creating its own stars as they come even closer to motion pictures. Most notably known for his portrayal of Drake in the Uncharted franchise, North is the closest the gaming industry can come to a leading man. His resume is extensive having appeared in Batman: Arkham City as The Penguin, Assassin’s Creed as Desmond Miles, Prince Of Persia (as The Prince), & And Then There Were None as Patrick Narracott.

Headline News New Cast Members to Join DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

DreamWorks announced that the returning A-list cast of the studio’s popular Madagascar franchise will be joined by other top-notch talent for the third installment, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted.

Blogs How many ways can you DIE….

You have to get very creative in your death scenes. You can only die so many times and in the world of video games, you can die over and over again. The interesting thing about a death scene is that this isnt something we can truly relate to ourselves. And the way we die in animations isn’t realistic to most deaths we know. So we have to become very creative and think outside the box.

Blogs What are the Roles of the Voice Over Producer and Director?

What are the roles of a Voice Over Producer and Director? If we use the analogy of The Wizard Of Oz, the producer would ultimately have to be The Wizard, that being said s/he can be the Wicked Witch as well. The Director is the liaison between actors and the engineers, writers and producers, and must be as loved as the Scarecrow by all.

Blogs Professionals Give Voice Acting Advice – Part 2

These two videos feature actors we have had in the studio, giving their audition advice for aspiring voice actors. Katie Crown shares that you must always know the tone of the project you are working on and how that can lead to success in the booth! In addition, Charlie Bodin gives his audition advice. His tip: take risks. He stresses the importance of reaching above and beyond your comfort zones and not going with the most obvious choice.

Headline News Voice Cast Goes to Hell & Back for R-Rated Stop-Motion Feature

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 1:04pm

ShadowMachine has tapped Nick Swardson (BUCKY LARSON: BORN TO BE A STAR) and TJ Miller (HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON) to head the voice cast for their R-rated stop-motion feature HELL & BACK, reports Deadline.com.

Blogs Professionals Give Voice Acting Audition Advice - Part 1

Here are four videos from actors we have had in the studio, giving their audition advice for aspiring voice actors. First, Sean Hankinson reminds us that this whole process should be fun. Paula Rhodes then gives a couple of tips, including how you can get close to voice over casting specialists and voice over directing experts. Next, Nakia Burise shares that you should always be yourself and have faith in your success. And finally, Laura Gerow tells why you should let yourself be nervous.

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 26

Joel and Alan sit down with the very Linda Beck, newly inaugurated ASIFA East President, Animator, Producer, Actress, and Former Temp, to talk about those roles and birthing a human. Plus a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT, which, if you are reading this online, trumps it's impact: the new Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum website revealed at long last!

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