Missing from photo: Matt Cowlrick
One last show in 2016. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy New Year from the Voice Over Cafe podcast!
Running time: 45 minutes
Thanks to our listeners for 52,000 downloads and counting!
Lots of topics on this one! And The VOC celebrates 50k downloads.
-The Voice Over Cafe Annual VO Holiday Mixer! Dec 3 in NYC. Details here!
-Gifts to clients, do YOU do it? Matt Cowlrick and Sean Caldwell share interesting ideas.
-The Cafe talks politics! Just kidding.
-How to listen to podcasts on your mobile
-Terry learns the hard way as to why it’s important to make sure your current audio equipment is compatible with a software upgrade, BEFORE you upgrade.
-Tech Talk (Mostly Sean and Bish, but they get REALLY detailed for all of you audiophiles out there)
-Our favorite movie narrator performances
-Matt channels Morgan Freeman
-The latest ISDN service news, ipDTL, Source Connect and new hardware and connection options
-Email scams directed at voice talent; what to look for
-A major casting site doubles their escrow rate, what that means for you
Running time: 50 minutes
Sean Caldwell as interim host, joined by Trish Basanyi and Jordan Reynolds
An interview with the stars of Transformers: Combiner Wars series from Machinima/Hasbro!
Jon Bailey: Voice of Optimus Prime
Jason Marnocha: Voice of Megatron
Frank Todaro: Voice of Starscream
Running time: 28 minutes
-It’s Jordan Reynolds’ birthday! We sing….a little. Terry REALLY gets into it.
-The Cafe reaches 45,000 downloads!
-Sean Caldwell talks about his experience live-announcing a music festival in Canada
-VO conferences; each of their different vetting systems and registration methods
-Fiverr’s effect on the industry
-Why you should have revision rates and retake policies in place BEFORE recording the job
-NOT being a diva! The importance of reliability, not nickel-and-diming your clients, and being on time for sessions
-Matt and Jordan have an epic battle with each of their Morgan Freeman impressions
-Where some talent draw the line on voicing political spots; ethics and experiences
After rescheduling 3 times, The Voice Over Cafe is finally back with a new episode! We’re missing Sean Caldwell and Jordan Reynolds in this one, but the rest of the gang chats about postcard marketing, in-person networking, the professionalism (or lack thereof) of having a hotmail, yahoo, or aol email address; cool time-saving apps for your phone, Bish does an Australian accented job, and more.
Sean Caldwell hosts. The VOC crew talks:
VO Atlanta conference
Should you have clients’ logos on your website?
Political spots and political postings on Facebook
Sean Caldwell returns as host! Sans Terry Daniel (he’ll be back next time, and NO he’s not really in rehab), the Cafe crew discusses some both fun and controversial issues in the voiceover world.
-Jordan Reynolds (pictured) announces a new microphone made just for VO talent; check it out here
-The health benefits and details of a standing workstation
-Pros and cons of bragging about your work on social media, and discussing NDAs
-How to handle session problems like a pro; Sean shares a recent negative studio experience and how he turned it around
-Announcement of our next episode’s guests!
Running time: 45 minutes
The whole gang is back for a brand new episode!
“Shouty” sessions and laugh-out-loud studio stories from the gang
Native advertising vs. Blogging
SEO recognition changes in Google
Jordan gives details for a new microphone coming soon (listen to a sample here), specifically designed for voiceovers! (Caution: Nerdy tech details included.)
Testimonials on websites; good or bad?
The VOC hits 30k downloads!
Running time: Approx. 30 minutes
We’re back! Well, most of us. Interim host: Sean Caldwell.
Our new program director Matt Cowlrick’s first episode with the Cafe!
Topics: Faffcamp, WoVO Con, booking more direct work through your generic demos instead of custom auditions, the current validity and predicted life span of ISDN, tech talk, Real Time Casting, Bodalgo, niche international markets, the “Mid-Atlantic” accent, and predictions for the next Faffcon location.
Running time: 30 minutes
From high atop a roof in a Tucson, Arizona resort! The Cafe teams up with fellow podcasters, “The Three AmiVOs“….well, 2 out of 3 of them anyway. Recorded at the closing “Faffter party” at Faffcon 7, The VoiceOver Unconference. Appearances from Heather Costa, Mara Junot, Cliff Zellman, Derek Chappell, and more!
Sister-event, FaffCamp is in March and you can still join us for it!
Please also welcome Aussie/Canuck Matt Cowlrick to the VOC team! Matt is our new Program Director…..helping us with writing and producing the show. Listen for Matt in this and upcoming episodes!