Tag Archives: voice

Podcast: Dave Courvoisier

In this podcast interview, Dave Courvoisier talks about his passions for broadcasting and voice overs, his love of the voice over community, the importance of setting standards… and much more! Recorded during VOICE 2010, this was a conversation I’d long been looking forward to having face to face. Download Podcast: Conversation with Dave Courvoisier (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba07_Dave_Courvoisier.mp3|titles=interview_with_Dave_Courvoisier] [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba07_Dave_Courvoisier.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Dave Courvoisier Andy: Dave Courvoisier, or Courvo, is known by many as the award winning TV journalist and anchor of Read More +

Podcast: Bob Bergen

In this interview from VOICE 2010, Bob Bergen talks about his passion for voice acting, why voice artists need to continually develop their skills, and the excitement he still feels when auditioning for a job… oh, and lots more! In a word, “cool”! Download Podcast: Conversation with Bob Bergen (right click “…save target as…”) [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba06_Bob_Bergen.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Bob Bergen Andy: Ok. So… Continuing my conversations from VOICE 2010, I am now sitting in the garden with Bob Bergen. It’s a lovely evening… Bob: Read More +

Podcast: Stephanie Ciccarelli

In this first interview from VOICE 2010, Stephanie Ciccarelli talks about how she was influenced by her background in music and love for helping people succeed in their careers, and how this developed into Voices.com, which she co-founded with her husband. Download Podcast: Conversation with Stephanie Ciccarelli (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba05_Stephanie_Ciccarelli.mp3|titles=interview_with_Stephanie_Ciccarelli] [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba05_Stephanie_Ciccarelli.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Stephanie Ciccarelli Andy: One of the incredible things about the voice over industry is that it is truly an international community and with many changes have happened Read More +

Podcast: Bob Souer

In this podcast interview, Bob Souer describes how his voice over career started and developed. He provides some useful suggestions on how to approach copy, as well as a couple of tips on how to get the most from VOICE2010 which starts in a few short days. Download Podcast: Conversation with Bob Souer (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba04_Bob_Souer.mp3|titles=interview_with_Bob_Souer] [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba04_Bob_Souer.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Bob Souer Andy: Planning a journey, finding the right route, taking a step along the way can always be tricky if Read More +

Podcast: Penny Abshire

In this podcast interview, Penny Abshire talks about how she discovered voiceover, and her partnership with James Alburger. In addition we discuss her role as an ambassador for thinking positive, background to VOICE 2010, and the importance of receiving encouragement as a child… you’ll enjoy this. Download Podcast: Conversation with Penny Abshire (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba03_Penny_Abshire.mp3|titles=interview_with_Penny_Abshire][podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba03_Penny_Abshire.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Penny Abshire If you ask a child, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”, you’ll get some interesting responses. Sometimes Read More +

Podcast: James Alburger

In this podcast interview, James Alburger describes his many roles in, and background to voice acting, and explains why we should “stay in character”. His conversation includes interesting insights into his partnership with Penny Abshire, and a behind the scenes look at VOICE2010. This is the second in a new series of podcasts in which Andy Boyns introduces the people behind the voices. Download Podcast: Conversation with James Alburger (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba02_James_Alburger.mp3|titles=interview_with_James_Alburger] [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba02_James_Alburger.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with James Alburger Andy: One of Read More +

SaVoa – the voice over seal of quality

“Our industry is one in which location is becoming increasingly unimportant. What matters is quality: of performance and technical standard. SaVoa accreditation of these means that I, as an expatriot – living possibly thousands of miles from a new client – can confidently market myself and give the remote client assurance that my voice and home studio meet professional standards.” SaVoa Testimonials check it out here SaVoa, the Society of Accredited Voice Over Artists gives “recognition of a voice over artist’s ability to provide vocally Read More +

Monster Mash

There is a hot discussion currently taking place on Taji’s Voiceover Emporium about the anatomy of a perfect Voice Over Casting Site. This is a valiant attempt to elicit a model for what would most benefit both voice artist and seeker, with the hope that V.O.C.Ss will take heed and change where necessary. Taji referred to this as “an amalgamation of the best parts of all the voice over casting websites that are on the market these days… so It’s a Frankenstein’s monster …” The Monster Mash: Read More +

Talk about Haiti

Following the recent earthquake in Haiti, Pablo Hernandez – a voice over artist based in Puerto Rico – had the idea to “gather as many voice-over artists as possible, to make a recording with a support message to Haiti, motivate others to help them in any possible way and to show that VO artists, as a community, care about those that are in need of help”. He started a Facebook group “Let’s talk about Haiti“, the fruits of which include this PSA video. This is Read More +