Podcast: George Whittam

In this podcast interview George Whittam talks about his early interest in music technology has led him to become today one of the most sought after sources of technical support for voice artists.  We discuss how this developed through some fortunate breaks, and the exciting development of the DLF VO lab, which he designed… the abbreviations are mine, for a clear explanation, take a listen! Download Podcast: Conversation with George Whittam (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba15_George_Whittam.mp3|titles=interview_with_George_Whittam] [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba15_George_Whittam.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with George Whittam Andy: Read More +

Herb Merriweather – the Person Behind the Voice

In this podcast interview Herb Merriweather talks about his inspirations in voice over, creating characters, preparation, challenges, and why in addition to developing as a successful voice artist he also gives his time to help others. Download Podcast: Conversation with Herb Merriweather (right click “…save target as…”) [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba14_Herb_Merriweather.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Herb Merriweather Andy: OK, just before leaving LA, we’ve come to Hollywood, California, to come and see where so many of the artsts of today and the past have been as well, and Read More +

Two for One

For me, one of the wonders of our age is that location is no longer an issue in relation to communication, and that in turn links to friendships and work. However, when I think of my global contacts I like to understand where they are in their day, as this affects how we will communicate. On her recent Vox Daily blog, Stephanie Ciccarelli reveals how I manage this using a Yahoo Widget, “World Time Digital Clock“. Read her article here: http://blogs.voices.com/voxdaily/2010/09/do_you_keep_voices-com_time.html If time is the Read More +

Podcast: Marc Cashman

In this podcast interview Marc Cashman talks about how wearing several hats makes him a member of the 1% club (nb he is not a milliner!), and how he progressed to this point. We discuss the importance of acting, and above all, the enjoyment of his work. Download Podcast: Conversation with Marc Cashman (right click “…save target as…”) [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba13_Marc_Cashman.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Marc Cashman Andy: VOICE 2010 has been a wonderful experience for me because I’ve got to meet many people whose names I’ve Read More +

Podcast: Lofty Fulton

In this podcast interview Lofty Fulton talks about the benefits of creating international voiceover connections, voiceover from an Australian perspective, and becoming a big voice in a small world. We had fun! Download Podcast: Conversation with Lofty Fulton (right click “…save target as…”) [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba12_Lofty_Fulton.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Lofty Fulton Andy: Well, they say the life of an actor is a pretty cool one, and where better to be than Los Angeles, the home of Hollywood. We’re just down the road from Beverley Hills, sitting Read More +

National VoiceOver Appreciation Month

Voice Over Talent Celebrate September as National VoiceOver Appreciation Month Most people are familiar with the art of acting, having watched performers on stage in a play, on television or in the movies. Using the physicality of their bodies, their facial expressions and their voices, actors bring to life a multitude of characters from a script. But the arts are home to another kind of actor who most often resides behind off camera or stage but may actually be experienced by the public much more Read More +

Podcast: Diane Havens

In this podcast interview Diane Havens talks about how she started in theatre and education, and then with a change in family circumstances and the desire to return to performance while working from home developed her niche in voice over. She also shares some of the background to the highly acclaimed “Hear the Bill” project which she co-founded. Download Podcast: Conversation with Diane Havens (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba11_Diane_Havens.mp3|titles=interview_with_Diane_Havens] [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba11_Diane_Havens.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Diane Havens Andy: We’re now sitting in the garden of Read More +

Podcast: John Florian

In this podcast interview, fresh from receiving the VOICE Community Award, John Florian talks about his journey into voiceover, and how this passion combined with his background in journalism led him to develop the industry news resource, VoiceOverXtra. Download Podcast: Conversation with John Florian (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba10_John_Florian.mp3|titles=interview_with_John_Florian] [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba10_John_Florian.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with John Florian Andy: We’re just here at the end of VOICE 2010, and I’m delighted to have… to be sitting with John Florian now. Hi John. John: How are you, Read More +

Podcast: John Garry

In this interview from VOICE 2010, John Garry talks about understanding your capabilities – finding your guy – and gives some great advice. It was a privilege to have this conversation with John after a busy session at the conference, a great inspiration. Belief. People. Action. Thanks, John. Download Podcast: Conversation with John Garry (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba09_John_Garry.mp3|titles=interview_with_John_Garry][podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba09_John_Garry.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with John Garry Andy: OK. Well, we’re here at VOICE 2010 in Los Angeles, and this evening we’ve just had a session Read More +

Podcast: Bobbin Beam

In this podcast interview recorded at VOICE 2010, Bobbin Beam talks about the lure of the microphone, creativity, personal development, and why you should dream big (this tip gives me goosebumps). An entrepreneur at age 8, Bobbin’s career has gone from strength to strength, and it was a pleasure to have this chance to talk with her during a break in the conference. Download Podcast: Conversation with Bobbin Beam (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba08_Bobbin_Beam.mp3|titles=interview_with_Bobbin_Beam] [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba08_Bobbin_Beam.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Bobbin Beam Andy: OK. Well Read More +