Posts Tagged ‘cartoons’

Why do most animation demos suck?

Some thoughts on animation demos… 90% of animation/character demos are pretty much flat out terrible. There, I said it. Let’s take a minute to let that sink in. Okay… I think my number one problem with a lot of character demos is most of the characters are totally out of context, if you can even […]

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Random Agent Musings (RAM) #3 – The Audition Process

Some thoughts on auditions: -If you think you aced the audition, there is very little chance you’re getting the gig! The one you’ve forgotten about from three weeks ago is the one you’ll inexplicably get. -In light of the above, it’s best to think about auditions as the equivalent of batting practice in baseball. A […]

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Classic Videos – Chris Rock at The Oscars

An animation casting involving a number of our voice talents made me think of this: Chris Rock presenting at the 2012 Oscars, for Best Animated Film. While some voice talents might be offended, I think he’s pretty hilarious with his assessment of the level of difficulty of doing voice work in animation. To keep up […]

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Guest Appearance at Animation Workshop

Emmy Award Winning animation actor and director Stevie Vallance has asked me to sit in on her animation voice workshop this Sunday here in Toronto. I’ll do some Q & A about the voice-over industry, getting an agent etc with the students/participants. Will attempt to sound like I know what I’m talking about.   http://toonedin.ca/meet-stevie.html

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Hangin’ With The Voice Coaches – Part 2

Wednesday night, the lovely and talented Sunday Muse (www.sundaymuse.com) invited me to sit in on her Adult Cartoon Workshop.    This is an introductory one night course where Sunday gives the students animation scripts and they do what they want with the character.  Characters were never my forte – though I can do quite a credible Alfred Hitchcock […]

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Are You Experienced? Have you ever been experienced?

I know, I know…Somehow you’ve found this blog because you’ve always thought you could/should do voice-over work.  Or…people at work have always said you have a great voice and finally you’re ready to do something about it.  OR…maybe just today in line at Mr. Submarine, someone said you had a sexy voice and you want […]

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