Adventures in Voice Acting: 5-Part Series

Adventures in Voice Acting is a series of frank and entertaining interviews with a broad spectrum of professionals involved in the field of voice recording, established stars, young voice actors just starting out, animation producers and casting directors. Learn what goes on during a recording session from the perspectives of the performer and sound engineer.
Release
2010  
Minutes
20  
Grade Level
S-C  
Format
DVD  
Adventures in Voice Acting is a series of frank and entertaining interviews with a broad spectrum of professionals involved in the field of voice recording, established stars, young voice actors just starting out, animation producers and casting directors. Learn what goes on during a recording session from the perspectives of the performer and sound engineer. Along with useful tips from recognized professionals on voice training, actors will receive solid advice on the realities of a voice acting career: how to set up a demo reel, what to expect from an audition and how to manage time. Adventures in Voice Acting is a rare glimpse into the the world of Anime voice over and voice acting for original animation. It provides accounts of real experience in the industry and plenty of crazy voices. The Voices you know from: Spongebob SquarePants - Wolverine -the X-Men - Cowboy -Bebop - Karas - FLCL - Samurai Champloo - Ghost in the Shell - Naruto - Robotech - Chobits - Dragon Ball Z - Fullmetal Alchemist...and other shows Michelle Rodriguez Lance Henriksen PART ONE What is a Voice Actor? Meet the voice stars of some of the best known Anime productions and discover what, in their words, makes a successful voice actor. Learn how they found their way into the industry and what made them decide on a career in voice acting in the first place. PART TWO The Process Voice actors are essential for a variety of pro- ductions, and each industry comes with its own perks. Find out what goes on during an Anime voiceover session versus a recording session for an original animation production. Discover the importance of auditions in an acting career and how to prepare for it. PART THREE - Finding a Way In Learn directly from the voice actors at various stages in their career of the struggles and re- wards of pursuing this path. The stars share their time managements strategies and dem- onstrate the voice training and warm up tech- niques they use to achieve control of the flex- ibility and character of their voice. PART FOUR - Advice Learn from the casting directors and producers about what they look for in a voice actor at an audition, what they expect to see on a demo reel, and what kind of relationship they estab- lish with their voice cast. The established actors give important advice on pursuing work and de- scribe what to expect once you get the part. PART FIVE - Is It Worth It? Though a career in voice acting is full of cre- ative expression and fun, it also presents cer- tain challenges. The actors examine the sac- rifices they've made and the financial realities they've had to adapt to in order to achieve suc- cess in this field. In sharing what it is about this occupation that makes it worth the fight, they give important advice to students exploring their career options.

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