Archive for Voice Over Misc
Almost every man I know wants to drive like a pro. Its a strange thing this fascination the male members of the human species have with moving vehicles. Not so much tractors and heavy machinery… with those we would like to think of ourselves as instinctively intuitive, as in, you can operate this behemoth of a machine instinctively without instruction or prior training. But the truth of the matter is that there are good drivers, and bad drivers… and everyone in between is the norm… the moderately good drivers. The truth is that if I decide to drive a Caterpillar Earth Mover without instruction… I wouldn’t be able to make it move.
In the Acting world there are those who are called character actors. People like Heath Ledger, Danial Day Lewis and Johnny Depp. Those people are well known for their chameleon like versatility. Almost like they have multiple personalities. On the other side of the spectrum you have actors that play themselves over and over in movies. Seth Rogan (I still like his work… but seriously lets face it … its the same guy over and over) Adam Sandler and David Spade is another.
Then you have some of those dedicated actors… who are good, well liked, prepare like crazy… and have talent. Christian Bale, Robert De Niro, Gary Oldman.
I’m sure every actor out there wants to be known as versatile. That would mean he gets more work doesn’t it? If they can play the Good guy and the Bad guy with equal conviction …. then the doors of possibility are endless.
I found this gem of a video through reddit.com/r/videos the performance is phenomenal. I think nothing shocked me more than when he did George Clooney’s voice… that blew me away.
Wendy Edwards, a good tweep of mine, recently interviewed me for her podcast : The Wendy Edwards Show. Wendy works out of Charlottesville, Virginia and was intrigued by the recent events in Egypt.
someone find this guy and give him a job!
It’s still hot and humid in Egypt, but thankfully the nights are cooler if not outright cold.
Today’s post is another iteration of Bits & Pieces except it won’t just include bits about the voiceover industry… it will also include things I’ve found online that have both surprised and impressed me:
We’ll start with an article by my friend Paul Strikwarda about the blame game:
1. It’s the stupid economy I don’t think its just the American’s that play this game… I feel like it has an international flavor to it since I’ve experienced it in the 3 or 4 countries I lived…Read More